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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

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13,725 Ratings

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Ratings: 13,725
Reviews: 3,445
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,391
Gots: 3,839 | FT: 201
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:
Beer added by: marburg on 07-26-2003

Brewed with flaked oats, bitter and sweetened imported chocolates, Sumatra and Kona coffee.
60 IBU
Released on Sept. 1, 2010.
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Finally found some of this around (all the stores around here only order one case and it's gone immediately usually.)

Poured into pint glass.

A: Pours pitch black and develops a small tan head. I poured it maybe a tad too cold and with a tad bit of water in it, which most likely hindered head development.

S: Smells of a nice iced coffee with some chocolate, toffee, and vanilla.

T: Wow. This is what the Sam Adams Black and Brew (which I reviewed earlier) wish it could be. Starts of with a bit of subtle coffee enveloped in a luscious dark chocolate. A bit of roasted malt, coffee, and cream come after that. Finishes slightly bitter. Perfect meld of all flavors. Really amazing.

M: Creamy, but not terribly thick. Has about the consistency of coffee and cream.

O: This is amazing to me. Such a perfectly balanced combination of flavors. This is truly perfect for drinking with a nice steak, egg, and potato breakfast.

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4.94/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: As dark as the night is long. A black hole would allow more light to pass through it.

S: Coffee, toffee, chocolate

T: As a previous reviewer said it really does taste like it smells - so again coffee, toffee, chocolate

M: Heaven wrapped in velvet

O: This is a perfect stout. Try with breakfast, lunch, dinner, Thanksgiving, Easter, Kwanzaa, Yom Kipper...you get the idea. Go get some.

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4/5  rDev -11.5%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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

A: Pours a deep, opaque black that lets hardly any light through. A small tan head soon dissipates to a thin skim of bubbles on the surface and some nice lacing.

S: Not the strongest smell but a really nice one, sweet and roasty.

T/M: So delicious and creamy. Coffee dominates the flavor up front, with hints of chocolate and malt as well. There's just the slightest touch of bitterness and the finish betrays a hint of the alcohol. This goes down real easy and smooth.

O: A near-perfect stout, with a really big, delicious flavor. The kind of beer where it's hard to resist drinking a whole pack at once just because it's so good and so compulsively drinkable.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 13,725 ratings.