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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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100
world-class

11,166 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,166
Reviews: 3,190
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1,037
Gots: 2,324 | 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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Ratings: 11,166 | Reviews: 3,190 | Display Reviews Only:
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Westmi

Michigan

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-07-2012 18:05:20 | More by Westmi
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wells9uk

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-06-2012 23:30:47 | More by wells9uk
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Joefisherman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -17%

07-06-2012 14:05:09 | More by Joefisherman
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

07-06-2012 00:32:59 | More by Stinger80OH
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jduprey007

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-04-2012 11:35:06 | More by jduprey007
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DougVanHoy

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -6%

07-04-2012 02:00:24 | More by DougVanHoy
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csnullptr

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

07-03-2012 22:36:44 | More by csnullptr
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wcdenney


4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-03-2012 03:40:48 | More by wcdenney
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cwd

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

07-02-2012 23:17:15 | More by cwd
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buiter

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -6%

07-02-2012 18:29:35 | More by buiter
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pauljunk

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-02-2012 18:06:58 | More by pauljunk
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tmiotke

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

07-01-2012 21:02:00 | More by tmiotke
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ediaz

Florida

4.78/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: pitch black with little head that disappears quickly to thin beige lacing.

S: big coffee, little booze. Smells like folgers. Not as strong as I'd hoped for.

T: big warm coffee, oatmeal, toffee. Lots of dark chocolate and maybe marshmallow.. S'mores without the gharam cracker. Delicious.

M: smooth and heavy, perfect.

O: great beer. Everything I expected and more. As the name suggests, a great morning beer and I think I'm going to hold one for hunahpu day next year. Big thanks to huskermike12 for the hook up!

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 01:07:26 | More by ediaz
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-30-2012 18:58:51 | More by LarryMyers
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tjstevens5


4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-30-2012 04:41:34 | More by tjstevens5
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lgflyers

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-30-2012 00:29:57 | More by lgflyers
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SalMineo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -6%

06-29-2012 20:09:59 | More by SalMineo
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srv33

Michigan

4.28/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark thick pour, color of dark chocolate. Same smell, strong chocolate with a hint of coffee. Taste is wonderfully balanced, multilayered. First hitting the tongue you taste light coffee which becomes stronger, revealing the dark chocolate notes, also malt and vanilla. Sits heavy on the tongue. Booziness reveals itself in the aftertaste, bringing with it a bit of cashew taste. Masterpiece of a beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 04:32:40 | More by srv33
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EL48823

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

06-28-2012 20:36:28 | More by EL48823
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GrizXTKEX519

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-28-2012 15:36:47 | More by GrizXTKEX519
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SchuStar

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

06-28-2012 14:10:40 | More by SchuStar
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kagent777

Utah

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

12 oz bottle courtesy of a trade with Sonofalime. Thanks! Poured into my beer goblet.

Appearance:Very dark brown, almost black beer with a whisp of a head that leaves a touch of lacing as I drink.

Smell: The nose has roasted grains along with bakers chocolate and old coffee grounds. A hint of alcohol as well.

Taste: Roastiness all along the way. The chocolate kicks in in the middle with the coffee bringing up the rear. Intense bitterness in the finish. Char along with some dried fruit make a bit of an appearance. The flavors are all tamed with a touch of sweetness that keeps this from being dominated by bitterness. The alcohol is well hidden for 8.3 ABV.

Mouthfeel: The body is very full and creamy, very nice. The carbonation is also on the higher side

Overall: A great example of a chocolate/coffee stout. I wish this were regularly available to me.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2012 03:00:35 | More by kagent777
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

4.54/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bottled 11.30.11, poured into Westvleteren Tulip

A. Poured hard, leaving about half an inch-inch of brown/chocolate head, which fades after a few minutes. Black coloring, with some very dark brown mixed in. Looks incredible.

S. Coffee and Oatmeal all the way. Some chocolate.

T. Delicious Chocolate Coffee. Slight sense of malt, and certainly has a breakfast feel to it.

M. Smooth, very nice as I let it warm after pouring for over an hour. Somewhat of a bitter aftertaste.

O. Love this beer. It's different than other Founders stouts, but I regard this one among the best.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 22:34:56 | More by rodlavers
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-27-2012 21:10:44 | More by dasmusik
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TheGarvenator

Maryland

4.73/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - poured nearly pitch black with a thin veil of bubbles at the head..

S - smells delicious, no other way of putting it really. I immediately smelled roasted malt and chocolate and they complement each other flawlessly.

T - just like the smell; roasted malt and chocolate and a coffee-like taste as well accompanies those two flavors...

M - no overpowering alcoholic presence or any other intimidating feel, its balanced very well and tastes amazing while leaving a mocha aftertaste.

O - Glorious...I wasnt prepared for it to taste this good honestly..I had gotten this from a friend in New York and put off trying it for so long that I actually forgot about it at one point. This is just what I needed tonight despite being a "breakfast stout" but who's complaining? This is what I think a stout should taste like or be compared to. Its so well balanced and its taste even made my roommate (who dislikes beer) appreciate it and want more....but tonight Im not sharing.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 01:57:48 | More by TheGarvenator
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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