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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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world-class

13,358 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 13,358
Reviews: 3,357
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,310
Gots: 3,474 | FT: 197
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with flaked oats, bitter and sweetened imported chocolates, Sumatra and Kona coffee.
60 IBU
Released on Sept. 1, 2010.

(Beer added by: marburg on 07-26-2003)
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Photo of Inglum515
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of TheStoutScout
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best beers that I've ever had. Period. Excellent! It's so good that I'm going to buy the rest of the inventory at the liquor store near me, so as I'll have some for the year, due to it being seasonal. Yes, it's that good! (I'm drinking one right now!)

Photo of SonOfKyuss
4.53/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ThaneMcC
4.01/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

App - Pours a warm dark brown with off white head, minimal effervescence .
Smell – Strong coffee, roasted malts, dark chocolate/carob.

Taste -Coffee and toasted malts up front, dark unsweetened chocolate, significant alcohol and fairly clean finish..

Mouthfeel – Medium body (close to whole milk), strong alcohol cleanses the palate and provides some twang and warmth.

Overall: If you enjoy coffee, you will enjoy this, complex and enjoyable. The perfect winter warmer, to be sipped by the fire with a mild cheese (mozzarella)

Photo of shiverstar
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of firefightn24
4.44/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gabepesce
4.68/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of zibby1214
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Shafaegalo
4.73/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lifenoob
4.96/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Possibly my favorite stout I've ever had, which is saying a lot. Smooth mouthfeel, fantastic finish. I used to travel from northern VT into MA to get it before Founders made their way up north. Worth every penny, and I look forward to it every year.

Photo of kevinsterne
4.39/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LeroyUntapped
4.65/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma isn't anything special but I was quite happy with the explosion of flavor. Definitely worth the wait

Photo of BeerMeUp12
4.85/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sdiamond808
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mikebaltz
4.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Waited a long time to try this, and completely worth the wait. I prefer my stouts with coffee and chocolate notes, sans bourbon, and this, to my palate, is as close to perfection as I can imagine. Top notch.

Photo of Rideguy64
4.61/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StratmanRick
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My first Breakfast Stout. A great introduction.

Photo of psuaar
3.41/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had such high hopes and it ended up being only ok

Photo of kdivers
4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EricLiPuma
4.18/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Intense milk chocolate flavors combined with some roasted coffee. This is a great overall beer.

Photo of dertyd
3.96/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of evilpenguin9000
4.14/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Great beer, but I find the coffee flavor to be a hair too much for my personal tastes. Still solid.

Photo of BrandonSeal
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ajd1211
4.65/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GregSemenza
4.84/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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