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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,251 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,251
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,053
Gots: 2,353 | FT: 156
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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wallestad


4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-28-2012 02:38:54 | More by wallestad
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

4.23/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter. Thanks, Cliff!

A: Black with brown highlights. Not much head. Little lacing.

S: Chocolate,coffee and malts. Smells like breakfast!

T: Expresso settles in, followed by chocolate and anise. Hearty,robust.

M: Medium with low carbonation.

O: Smooth, solid. Dark and lovely. The perfect holiday brunch warmup.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2012 23:50:52 | More by brewskifan55
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tulip1


5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-27-2012 22:37:24 | More by tulip1
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Tunguska


4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-27-2012 21:17:41 | More by Tunguska
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-27-2012 02:44:01 | More by MarkyMOD
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Bengalnewbs


3.75/5  rDev -17%

05-26-2012 20:36:35 | More by Bengalnewbs
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resistdefy

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-26-2012 19:29:47 | More by resistdefy
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4.9/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I felt like a nice sipper on this warm summer evening. This seemed to be perfect to fit that bill.

On the pour my wife said, "That looks like a balsamic vinegar reduction. How is that so thick?" The Breakfast Stout is blacker than midnight, and I got two fingers of thick tan foam. The foam goes away quickly and leaves a really nice scum.

The smell is amazing. I get a bunch of cocoa and coffee roast. I really enjoy breathing this in. The bouquet is very rich.

The flavor is equally rich. It has a really good coffee taste. I like the chocolate notes in the background. The malt and hops really balance it all out.

This beer is amazing. The sky is blue, and grass is green. I like pointing out the obvious.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 02:06:23 | More by ummswimmin
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sjverla

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nose: Tons of coffee. Vanilla and chocolate. Just a hint of solvency. The reason it's not a 5 is because the coffee is just about overpowering and diminishes the dynamics going on.

Appearance. 98% opaque onyx. No head. Laces well.

Taste: Awesome. The coffee is predominant but the malts buoy it with gentle sweetness. Semi-dry like cocoa powder. A little fizzy on the palate.

Overall: Damn tasty. Would probably make for the best breakfast ever.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 01:21:47 | More by sjverla
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KFrank729

Ohio

5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-25-2012 21:38:53 | More by KFrank729
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Wamba

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-25-2012 16:10:27 | More by Wamba
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channels321

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-25-2012 15:09:52 | More by channels321
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Arphie

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-25-2012 11:35:40 | More by Arphie
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Koltar

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-25-2012 02:03:37 | More by Koltar
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jacob4999

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-24-2012 17:45:59 | More by jacob4999
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Carillon


4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-24-2012 15:10:43 | More by Carillon
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DustinPurvis

Idaho

5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-24-2012 03:20:42 | More by DustinPurvis
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ZombieAlgus


3.75/5  rDev -17%

05-23-2012 23:05:55 | More by ZombieAlgus
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mcneels


4/5  rDev -11.5%

05-23-2012 22:12:13 | More by mcneels
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dafla67

Pennsylvania

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

In a snifter.

A: dark black with a thin light brown head.

S: strong roasted coffee and malt; some bitterness and a tad boozy

T:starts with the bitter coffee; followed by very sweet chocolate flavors and ends with more coffee and oatmeal flavors.

M:incredibly smooth and creamy; full-bodied

O: Outstanding Stout. The transition between the various flavors is so well balanced you hardly notice. This stout delivers better than the heralded KBS.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2012 14:06:53 | More by dafla67
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ryangarrow


5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-23-2012 03:43:06 | More by ryangarrow
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Kam

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-23-2012 01:31:13 | More by Kam
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Dual45s

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-22-2012 10:35:26 | More by Dual45s
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Kylie0109

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-22-2012 02:52:49 | More by Kylie0109
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stinadez


5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-21-2012 23:32:16 | More by stinadez
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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