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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

12,244 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 12,244
Reviews: 3,266
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,206
Gots: 2,845 | FT: 174
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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5/5  rDev +10.6%

jverizon23, Nov 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from bottle into a Weyerbacher pint glass.

A - Very dark appearance. Honestly, looks like a typical stout (looks can be deceiving). Some thin coffee color head floats to the top and quickly settles around the glass.

S - Coffee ice cream, dark chocolate, maybe a hint of toffee. Smells delicious...

T - ...And tastes delicious too. Strong mocha, coffee, and chocolate flavors in this stout. Not a hint of the 8.3 ABV comes through. They call it breakfast in a bottle, but it's more like dessert. Tastes like coffee ice cream with chocolate syrup on top. Absolutely amazing.

M - Creamy with the slightest touch of carbonation on the tongue. It's a heavy, full-bodied beer and tastes very thick going down, almost like chocolate syrup or a mocha latte.

This is one of my favorite beers of all time from one of my favorite brewers. Founders makes some amazing beers and I'd be hard pressed to name a better stout that's readily available. This is a perfect beer.

RoninTK3, Nov 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

DCocco86, Nov 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

duckrebel, Nov 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -33.6%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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

I Poured a 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Adams pint glass. I Purchased this at Half Time in Poughkeepsie, NY.

A- Pours black with a slight tan head. The head dissipates quickly.

S- A strong scent of coffee and chocolate really dominate this stout.

T- As with the smell the chocolate and coffee are most dominate. It leaves that coffee aftertaste in the mouth. With the hight alcohol, the alcohol taste is present, but is masked by the strong coffee taste.

M- creamy with a slight carbonation.

brianrr23, Nov 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

kanno, Nov 13, 2012
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 12,244 ratings.