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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

12,266 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 12,266
Reviews: 3,269
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,208
Gots: 2,857 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

edwardprung, Jun 20, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

reyna311, Jun 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

DruC4, Jun 18, 2012
Photo of OBXgirl365
3.93/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This one is an excellent start to any day! Every sip has layers of smokehouse sugar-cured ham, coffee, and chocolate. I certainly have to say it reminds me of a country breakfast, with its rich smoky/savory flavor. Sip slowly and let this one warm up to release its full complexity.

OBXgirl365, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

acorre08, Jun 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

gbfarley, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

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PretzelsNBeer, Jun 17, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 355ml bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a dark ink black colour with pretty much no head.

Smells very strongly of coffee.

Tastes also very strongly of coffee. Quite a firm mouthfeel as well as a malty sweetness and a hop bitterness, some bitterness from the chocolate too.

Overall quite a nice beer, nice to see something different but too much coffee and other non beer ingredients used for my liking.

CwrwAmByth, Jun 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

ccozzi, Jun 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

mcfrazier, Jun 16, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a brandy snifter. Bottled 5 August 2011. I am shocked I haven't reviewed this one before.

A: Little head, off white. Pitch black. Intimidating.

S: Immensely beautiful. Smells like a mocha, but heavier on coffee than chocolate. Smooth, sweet, and full of milk (oatmeal, actually) chocolate.

T: Mmm, impressive. I'm not entirely sure the ageing has helped things. It's more mellow, less hoppy, less carbonated. Still, the smoothness ads another dimension to things. Milk chocolate, trace coffee, and smooth, bitter, mocha endtaste.

M: A bit, not flat, but dull. Still, appropriate heaviness.

O: Excellent! Highly recommended. The accolades are merited, and I will never tire of drinking this beer. Yummy.

AgentMunky, Jun 16, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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sullenbee, Jun 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

RuckusDu, Jun 12, 2012
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 12,266 ratings.