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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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100
world-class

11,869 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 11,869
Reviews: 3,226
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,171
Gots: 2,618 | FT: 161
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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Photo of The_1084
4.93/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - Pours a dark black, almost to the resemblance of motor oil; only a small head, but nice lacing; too dark to see any activity.

S - Smells of breakfast; coffee and chocolate biscuits; great smell.

T - Tastes amazing; I've drank a lot of stouts and this one lives up to its name; breakfast from start to finish; strong taste of coffee and chocolate alll the way through.

M - Has a nice creamy texture with moderate carbonation; clean and crisp.

O - Overall, this is one of the best stouts I have ever drank, probably one of the best beers; I look forward to drinking more of these in the future; would recommend this to any beer enthusiast.

The_1084, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of BigCheese
4.83/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12oz Bottle, wicked fresh. Really pumped to try this. Breakfast time.

A: Pours thick ink black, motor oil consistency, dark cardboard sandy head. Dies down pretty quick. Not much lacing.

S: Roasted Espresso, Dark coco, roasted malts, smokyness. Very pungent.

T: French Roasted coffee comes to mind, espresso off the bat, moves towards dark chocolate, then becomes a bit sweeter with caramel/honey/molasses. Finish is reminiscent of Kahlua. As it warms the oats come through a more, becomes a bit sweeter. No real alcohol burn. Balanced flavors as nothing overwhelms.

M: Super chewy/creamy mouthfeel, very rich and soft, low carbonation. Really great moutfhfeel.

O: Great flavors that change as it warms, great aroma and mouthfeel, really lives up to the name. Maybe the best stout/porter I've had to date. I wouldnt call it quite sessionable, but its not taxing to drink

BigCheese, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of Ilafan
4.95/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

One of my favorite beers ever. It was rich and full and very tasty. The heartiness of it was exactly what I was looking for in it. It poured VERY dark, virtually black. And both the smell and taste was dominated by a deep roasted coffee. A back end taste of dark chocolate also was present. LOVED IT!

Ilafan, Aug 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

dorkinajeep, Aug 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

dudeabides76, Aug 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

BigLittleHokis, Aug 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

trevorpost, Aug 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Rekrule, Aug 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

RockChalkAndy, Aug 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

NateMac13, Aug 17, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

koenig1462, Aug 17, 2012
Photo of alameda5
3.5/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

My first Founders Stout. Pours from the bottle very black with a nice brown head. This is a dark beer. Light cannot penetrate this beer.
The nose on this beer is not my fave. It smells familiar, but can't place what I'm smelling. Almost a whiskey, coffee smell?
The taste of this beer is wonderful. Roasted coffee up front with dark chocolate on the finish. Has a nuttiness also.
The mouthfeel is okay. Slight carbonation. Nothing spectacular.
Overall this is a decent stout.

alameda5, Aug 16, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

JottaGibboo, Aug 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

diverite, Aug 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

danthehopslamman, Aug 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

ComRock12, Aug 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

Japple, Aug 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

suprturing, Aug 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Keith_R, Aug 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

Nickfellow007, Aug 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

Domeshot14, Aug 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

pwoody11, Aug 13, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

zharris2388, Aug 13, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

jrpapajcik, Aug 13, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

lvoutlawjlh, Aug 13, 2012
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,869 ratings.