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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

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13,317 Ratings

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Ratings: 13,317
Reviews: 3,348
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,305
Gots: 3,443 | FT: 196
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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a lighter shade of black with mahogany/chestnut highlights. A thin kahki head lays atop upon pouring, but fades kind of quickly. Nice bits of lacing drip and stick to the edge of the glass while a thin bit of foam settles in on the darkness.

S- Coffee, coffee, and more coffee! Some hints of really dark bitter chocolate and a hint of sweet whipped cream. Little touches of the alcohol open the nasal passages. Not really alot of depth or flavors other than really nice black coffee notes going on. Nothing stellar, but one of the better smelling coffee stouts out there.

T- I do like my coffee black, and this is a nice, rich deep cup of coffee! Little notes of cocoa, but not too chocolatey. It has a subtle sweetness hiding, yet somehow shining thru. Nice bitterness and a decent chewy mouthfeel. Barely any alcohol in the finish.

M- Bitter, sweet and chewy. Probably the best mouthfeel of any coffee stout I've had ( other than GI BCBCS). Really nice creaminess and bitter roasted coffee. I love the fact that it's not overly sweet. Well done Founders!

O- A top coffee stout for sure! Really nice blend of bitter black coffee, rich chocolate, and sweet cream! I'll definately be grabbing more of this while it's around. Not world class IMHO (not enough depth of flavor in either the nose or on the tongue), but very well done, and I really need to try this with a coffee rubbed and grilled porterhouse!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

I didn't notice the date on the bottle.

A: Tough to tell--I'm drinking it out of a coffee cup--but there is some decent, dark head even in the cup.

S: Coffee is the most prominent smell. Sweet roasted malt follows, but coffee dominates. Maybe a hint of chocolate.

T: Coffee, dark fruit (that, at the end, has an almost sour hint), sharp roast that compliments the coffee. A hint of booze on the end.

M: Thick and smooth. Nice.

O: A solid coffee stout, but the coffee is a bit more prominent than I would prefer.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 13,317 ratings.