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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,335 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,335
Reviews: 3,194
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,062
Gots: 2,394 | FT: 156
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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WhatAlesMe

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -11.5%

03-24-2012 01:01:49 | More by WhatAlesMe
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-23-2012 21:15:08 | More by HamGlade10
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Scout11

Michigan

4/5  rDev -11.5%

03-23-2012 17:51:13 | More by Scout11
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mikeg531

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-23-2012 08:29:20 | More by mikeg531
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MichiganBrews

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

03-23-2012 06:39:23 | More by MichiganBrews
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chanokokoro

Illinois

4.88/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a Founders Brewing Company Snifter

Pours pitch black with a light brown creamy two and a half finger head, superb retention. A deep robust aroma of chocolate, fresh roasted coffee, and roasted malt. Luscious chocolate up front combining with French press coffee, and roasted malt in an explosion of flavor that finishes smooth. Heavier medium body is present, creamy without being syrupy. A completely uniquely exceptional mouthfeel. Unbelievable brew. A must-drink for everybody.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 04:20:39 | More by chanokokoro
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rodkin

New York

4.38/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours black as night, with a 1/8" tan head. Reduces to a very, very thin lacing. Not really visible carbonation.

Oh man. The smell is huge on coffee. Smells like coffee, coffee, coffee. Some fudge brownie and brown sugar in there as well. And some more coffee.

Taste is coffee first, and then some dark chocolate. A bit of burnt sugar sweetness, tiny bit of hop bitterness at the finish. The big flavor is definitely the coffee, and ain't it good. The name is extremely appropriate; this beer would go GREAT with breakfast.

Mouthfeel is nice, if a little thin for my taste. Nice carbonation, but I wish it was just a hint more pronounced.

Overall, what a great beer. Hugely drinkable, this is a stout to give to your friends who don't drink stouts. Well done, Founders.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 03:51:54 | More by rodkin
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jrbray


4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

03-23-2012 03:37:58 | More by jrbray
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scooter9

New York

3.75/5  rDev -17%

03-23-2012 02:53:56 | More by scooter9
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sabitu

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-23-2012 02:16:57 | More by sabitu
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mentz99

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -6%

03-23-2012 00:03:32 | More by mentz99
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jawneyt

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-22-2012 08:33:56 | More by jawneyt
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nharres

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -6%

03-21-2012 23:28:02 | More by nharres
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Buster

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

03-21-2012 03:49:42 | More by Buster
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

03-21-2012 02:24:31 | More by szmnnl99
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HoneyLamb

Michigan

4.55/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Purchased many four-packs from Martins in Stevensvillle. Good price at $8.99 a four pack.

This is definitely one of my favorite beers It pours black with about a two finger head with a medium hard pour.

The aroma is strong coffee with a little essence of chocolate and oatmeal.

Taste is nearly perfect for me. I couldn't give it 4.75, so 5.0 is right by me...lots of chocolate and coffee! The oatmeal gives it a very pleasant smoothness that almost completely hides the alcohol.

The mouth feel is perfect. It is medium bodied with very low carbonation. For me....perfect.

Overall, this is one of my favorite stouts...until I try their KBS or CBS of course.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2012 02:06:28 | More by HoneyLamb
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keithbrouillette

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

03-20-2012 21:27:56 | More by keithbrouillette
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EZE123

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-20-2012 15:14:53 | More by EZE123
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 11/19/11
Ah, yes, one of the beers that got me into craft beer. I remember years ago thinking to myself, "why is a 4-pack of this more expensive than a sixer of something else?" I'm glad I made the purchase

A: Dark khaki one-fingered head, jet black color, carbonation is there, really good lacing for an Imperial Stout

S: Awesome stuff, I'm not the biggest coffee fan, but this coffee, chocolate, and oat combination is superb

T: Chocolates, fresh coffee, bitterness, very good from start to finish

M: Smooth, viscous and creamy, medium to full-bodied, pretty close to a 5

O: Very good stuff, very drinkable, can't wait til I have a weekend where this will be my breakfast

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2012 04:51:45 | More by derkfromwi
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

03-20-2012 02:38:01 | More by TonyTalon
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illini4x4


3.75/5  rDev -17%

03-20-2012 01:10:49 | More by illini4x4
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jefftuck47

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-19-2012 17:43:07 | More by jefftuck47
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Boitnott

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

03-19-2012 05:17:44 | More by Boitnott
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SpartanHistory2013

Michigan

5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-18-2012 22:53:42 | More by SpartanHistory2013
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DaveONan

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

03-18-2012 21:45:37 | More by DaveONan
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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