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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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100
world-class

12,246 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 12,246
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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Ratings: 12,246 | Reviews: 3,266 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

cleonile2000, Oct 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

SweJon, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of Bills453
4.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle...mmm.

Appearance - dark, dark, dark black...mmm.

Smell - malty, choclatey, robust coffee with a hint of caramel...mmm.

Taste - same as smell and it is delicious! I have had founders before, and it is top 3 stouts and it might be my favorite...mmm.

Mouthfeel - thick, robust, very nice...mmm.

Overall - 5/5!

Bills453, Oct 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

hailgob, Oct 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

redleg64, Oct 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

CookingWine, Oct 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

stephengraniero, Oct 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

kevrob802, Oct 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

GringoKid, Oct 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

BeerOps, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of dvmin98
4.68/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this multiple times in bottle and draft. Absolutely love the chocolate/coffee smell and flavor. Deep body. I have a few bottles that I have aged a couple of years and they are only more delicious. This is my go to stout, so when its released, I grab as many cases as I can.

The only thing better from Founders are KBS and CBS. Great job guys!

dvmin98, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of Odysseyalien
4.28/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I didn't think I'd like this - generally a fan of dipa's and big fan of english barleywines. Had on tap at Coopers in NYC Lower EAst Side. Delicious! Chocolate hits you right on the front and the alcohol is quite subtle. Very nice change of pace!!!

Odysseyalien, Oct 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

mfigueroa713, Oct 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

Angryzen, Oct 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

Thunderchief, Oct 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

mbabble, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of slim2043
4.85/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Serving: a 12oz bottle mid 40s temp poured into a stout glass.
C: she pours dark as night. Deep dark black. No matter how thin it gets its still black.
H: a thin head the color of lite brown sugar sticks to the glass a bit
A: first thing that hits the olfactory is coffee. Roasty and robust. Then it's a bitter dark chocolate scent. There's an earthy scent too and some maltiness and a bit of sweetness and licorice but very withdrawn.
B: it's so smooth. Like a cup of iced coffee but less watered down. Just slick smooth and beautiful w the nice carbonation to keep it flowing smoothly on the tongue.
F: wow! Chocolate! Coffees! Oatmeal! Breakfast! Breakfast indeed. Hand me some flapjacks and I'll pair it w this beer. It's sweet. It's bitter. It's malty. There's a hop profile. It's earthy. It's toasty. It's roasty. The flavors linger and the alcohol never even crosses your mind. I can drink this all day everyday.
O: a stout that stands alone. Drink it anytime any day. If u see it on the shelf, buy it. It's that good.

slim2043, Oct 06, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -39.2%

rderedin, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of uwmgdman
4.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a snifter this stout pours jet black with a moderate tan head that diminishes to a skim that leaves bits of lacing. The aroma is intense and wonderful--gobs of coffee, roast malt and chocolate with subtle hints of alcohol. The flavor is just like the nose--chocolate, coffee, acidic roast and moderate bitterness. The wonderful flavors are all delivered by moderate-low carbonation and a thick, chewy body. Simply an amazing beer no need to elaborate--wow!

uwmgdman, Oct 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

benjada, Oct 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

jiffymon, Oct 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

kpjsmith, Oct 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

NicoleR525, Oct 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Christoff, Oct 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

jmodus, Oct 05, 2012
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 12,246 ratings.