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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

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13,310 Ratings

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Ratings: 13,310
Reviews: 3,347
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,305
Gots: 3,437 | FT: 195
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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4.88/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My first review ever but this beer was so good I had to say something.

Poured the color of chocolate tar. Used a pilsner glass and the head started thinly. So I poured directly at the bottom and got a thick creamy head which I allowed to settle. The 8.3 was so well hidden by the complex smooth mouth and taste that I "almost" missed the alcohol. Over 30 minutes, the outstanding balance shifted from chocolate to chocolate tinged coffee. All the while the oatmeal background made the transition as sooth as silk with a constant mouth throughout. Absolutely loved the head laces on the glass when it was empty.

If you enjoy this type beer don't miss it. Simply among, if not the best of its type I've ever had.

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A - poured black with a tan head that disappeared quickly.

S - rich coffee notes with with a little bit of alcohol.

T - certainly taste the rich coffee and chocolate flavors, but they are well balanced. Has a very smooth coffee finish. Although I noticed a little bit of alcohol in the smell, it's not present at all in the taste.

M - very smooth and creamy.

O - it was an enjoyable beer. I don't drink many of this style, but this is one I will certainly come back to.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 13,310 ratings.