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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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world-class

11,313 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 11,313
Reviews: 3,194
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1,060
Gots: 2,381 | FT: 155
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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Jacob007

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

09-18-2012 00:32:31 | More by Jacob007
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ciscov

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-18-2012 00:04:49 | More by ciscov
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JRBecks

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-17-2012 19:38:57 | More by JRBecks
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virinow

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-17-2012 19:32:03 | More by virinow
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

09-17-2012 15:47:01 | More by sdaly3
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BayouBengals

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.6%

09-17-2012 13:24:28 | More by BayouBengals
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eorwar

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -6%

09-17-2012 08:43:54 | More by eorwar
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NumberNone

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

09-17-2012 01:53:19 | More by NumberNone
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hoppytobehere

Colorado

4.63/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 11-20-2013. 12 oz.

A: Darker than the night before dawn. Thin, creamy head that has a brown tint to it. Resembles strong coffee poured from a french press.

S: Smells like the coffee that gets me out of bed each morning. A tinge of roasted malt and chocolate.

T: Coffee, chocolate, oats. Just as delicious as advertised. This thing is perfectly balanced.

M: Ahhh, time to get ready for work! Where are the eggs? Chewy mouthfeel, good carbonation.

O: One of my favorite stouts. Doesn't really get much better than this.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2012 01:48:53 | More by hoppytobehere
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SamW

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-17-2012 00:17:42 | More by SamW
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

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

12 oz.

Pours jet black with a dark tan head that dissipates to a lacing and retains there.

Smells of roasted coffee, cocoa, vanilla and brown sugar.

Flavor is roasted coffee, chocolate, nuts, brown sugar, vanilla and buttered bread.

Full, viscous body with light tingly carbonation.

A really nice stout, one of the best. I've had the KBS and prefer it to this one, but there are few others I'd take ahead of it. A real treat.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 23:37:50 | More by Cylinsier
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k3bright


4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-16-2012 20:36:59 | More by k3bright
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jl28r1

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

09-16-2012 20:06:28 | More by jl28r1
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clay23

New York

4.93/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

It poured easily into the pint glass and left a small head, the smell was sweet, the taste was a robust chocolate and an aftertaste of coffee. The beer is well balanced between the two flavors, as the beer warmed a little more of the coffee came out. Overall I think this beer lives up to the hype and is a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 15:15:18 | More by clay23
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.6%

09-16-2012 06:57:07 | More by PatGreer
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Casedogg43

Indiana

4.53/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Out of a fresh bottle, poured into my Raise Your Pints Snifter.

Not my first FBS, not my 10th, and not my last.... I look forward to this beer every year now.
What a great, easy to come by Stout! Really, thank God they make a lot of this!

A: black, never get enough head with this one though. Very slight head.

S: Coffee and chocolate. I'd agree you can get espresso, but a slight bit. Coffee is dominant. Chocolate smells smooth!

T: creamy chocolate up front. Roasty (espresso) chocolate is all over this one. A touch of sugar comes over the chocolate & coffee late. What a delight!

M: wow, creamy and thick! So smooth

O: damn good! 'nuff said!

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 02:17:47 | More by Casedogg43
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HattedClassic

Virginia

5/5  rDev +10.6%

09-16-2012 01:18:11 | More by HattedClassic
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anteater

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -6%

09-16-2012 00:31:39 | More by anteater
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mrskunk

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-15-2012 22:51:06 | More by mrskunk
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FritzSteinhoff

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -22.6%

09-15-2012 20:05:41 | More by FritzSteinhoff
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +10.6%

09-15-2012 19:07:13 | More by AntLeatherface
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-15-2012 18:30:29 | More by bigpoppa67
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -6%

09-15-2012 16:42:55 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

5/5  rDev +10.6%

09-15-2012 11:54:59 | More by TheRuss9585
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SometimesIfart

Michigan

4.45/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a pitch black with two fingers of mocha head. Leaves quite a good amount of lacing.

S - Smells strongly of espresso, Burnt coffee beans. And roasted malt. Smells like an expensive Cappuccino from starbuck's.

T - Strong coffee up front, followed by a roasted malt in the middle, Adding sweet chocolate into the mix and a bitter black coffee finish.. Quite good.

M - Mouthfeel retains all mentioned flavors with almost no carbonation and a medium-heavy body

M - Overall, This is a good beer deserving of it's name " Breakfast stout ". Although I'm not sure if I'd buy it again because of it's price tag

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 11:54:17 | More by SometimesIfart
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,313 ratings.