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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,169 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,169
Reviews: 3,191
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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DANABF2

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

04-18-2012 23:35:24 | More by DANABF2
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waffles

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

04-18-2012 22:08:34 | More by waffles
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Boto

Connecticut

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

Draught @ Headkeeper: This was served in a goblet. It poured an opaque dark brown color. There was a thin tan head that left some lacing. Lots of coffee to the nose. There were also some chocolate and roasty notes. The taste is very nice. Definitely lots of coffee up front. Other flavors include chocolate malt, caramel, grapefruit and pine. No real sweetness, and just a touch bitter in the finish. Very smooth.

Serving type: on-tap

04-18-2012 17:36:09 | More by Boto
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pwf316


5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Probably one of the most complex beers I have ever tasted. It is amazing when served in the Dogfish Head goblet. The best beer I have ever had.

I enjoy the mixture of flavors that come off the beer. You have to really allow your pallet to just eat up all the amazing flavor that this beer provides. Possibly one of the best breweries in the United States.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 15:01:28 | More by pwf316
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-18-2012 13:23:22 | More by yergermeister
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Bobolo

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

04-18-2012 13:16:21 | More by Bobolo
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jeesa


3.5/5  rDev -22.6%

04-18-2012 03:06:41 | More by jeesa
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MichaelDobbins

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

04-17-2012 20:58:40 | More by MichaelDobbins
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danoble1

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

04-17-2012 12:39:52 | More by danoble1
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cashmier

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

04-17-2012 00:56:02 | More by cashmier
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BradleySig

California

4/5  rDev -11.5%

04-16-2012 22:11:05 | More by BradleySig
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ricksrealm

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -6%

04-16-2012 20:12:41 | More by ricksrealm
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ColdAudio

New York

4.25/5  rDev -6%

04-16-2012 18:49:33 | More by ColdAudio
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Bulshrk

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

04-16-2012 18:45:26 | More by Bulshrk
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cclark67789

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-16-2012 15:04:36 | More by cclark67789
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

4.33/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Single bottle, shared as part of a tasting - excited to finally try this.

Poured into a snifter. Inky black, viscous looking brew, like deep espresso. Cocoa coloured head, decent retention, lots of lacing. Looks terrific. Enjoyed with a piece of 70% dark chocolate.

I actually just finished a bag of Kona coffee, and I have to say, that is what I smelled, along with dark chocolate and chocolate malt. Very invigorating - would that I could wake up in the morning to a brew like this.

The coffee flavor is very rich and bitter, there's a sweet chocolate malt character, and mild hopped bitterness to the finish, but the bitterness tended to take over the brew. Don't get me wrong, the coffee and chocolate flavors are delightful and work brilliantly with the brew, but I was expecting a bit more depth. Again, I cannot stress this enough - this was a damned tasty brew.

Rich, silky, very smooth, great mouthfeel. A pleasure to sip and ponder.

Glad to finally get a chance to enjoy this. A terrific coffee-infused brew, and certainly would be welcome in my cellar.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2012 23:35:28 | More by JohnnyBarman
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Hands22

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

04-15-2012 22:31:31 | More by Hands22
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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Blackmajic

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

04-15-2012 10:41:50 | More by Blackmajic
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meltroha

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

04-15-2012 03:21:06 | More by meltroha
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NoProblem

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-15-2012 00:34:51 | More by NoProblem
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oaktree42


2/5  rDev -55.8%

04-14-2012 16:29:50 | More by oaktree42
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JaeTea

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-14-2012 12:24:42 | More by JaeTea
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TheYeagermeister

Texas

4.33/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A--Coffee brown with a mocha head that goes quickly but leaves a little bit of cling.
S--Nose is strong dark chocolate, toasted almonds, and coffee with a suggestion of lactose.
T--Strong overroasted coffee, charcoal, bitter dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and booze. Predominant coffee makes for a bold and bitter stout flavor. Sweeter and more milky chocolate come through as it warms.
M--Thick and chewy as motor oil. Excellent viscosity.
D--Pretty strong, not one to drink more than one or two.
Overall, this one is delicious and complex, but it does have a lingering bitterness in the aftertaste that docks it a bit for me.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 04:04:36 | More by TheYeagermeister
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Rich540

California

4.25/5  rDev -6%

04-14-2012 00:30:25 | More by Rich540
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,169 ratings.