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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,139 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,139
Reviews: 3,190
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1,035
Gots: 2,309 | FT: 156
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: 11,139 | Reviews: 3,190 | Display Reviews Only:
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Ferks012

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 13:26:10 | More by Ferks012
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Daveychu

California

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 10:19:05 | More by Daveychu
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davelag

California

4/5  rDev -11.5%

11-30-2011 05:06:16 | More by davelag
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mscott1975

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

11-30-2011 04:33:16 | More by mscott1975
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leeo

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 03:58:52 | More by leeo
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jbck109

Michigan

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 03:46:40 | More by jbck109
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codon2004

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 03:44:09 | More by codon2004
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schwee

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 03:18:12 | More by schwee
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 02:47:32 | More by UNCCTDawg
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JFin28

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 02:22:22 | More by JFin28
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wibrewer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -11.5%

11-30-2011 01:41:12 | More by wibrewer
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 01:40:24 | More by weaselchew
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Mooseragi

Georgia

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-30-2011 00:31:26 | More by Mooseragi
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Durb777

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-29-2011 21:55:56 | More by Durb777
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ksherry112

California

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-29-2011 20:55:10 | More by ksherry112
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RudiNicole

Michigan

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-29-2011 19:44:15 | More by RudiNicole
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aingle

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-29-2011 14:31:17 | More by aingle
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markwillus

Ohio

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-29-2011 13:25:53 | More by markwillus
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Krakistophales

Connecticut

4.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours jet black with just a finger of chocolate colored head that recedes pretty quickly but leaves nice lacing and a thick, frothy top anyway.

S: Huge hits of dark roasted coffee and espresso, cinnamon, a sweet bready maltiness, sweet spiciness, almost caramel or burnt sugar sweetness, and just overall touches of roast and breakfast. Amazing.

T: Lots of dark roast coffee up front which transitions into a french toast combination of sweet, bready, and malty, turning into an almost cinnamon oatmeal like consistency and flavor towards the end, and a dry espresso-esque finish. Just like the taste.

O: This is an amazing breakfast stout, probably the best I've ever had. There's only one coffee stout I think can trump this and that's dieu du ciel's peche mortel, but that's stiff competition in any case.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 07:21:00 | More by Krakistophales
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StoutFest

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-29-2011 06:02:16 | More by StoutFest
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Patchmaster

Indiana

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-29-2011 04:36:17 | More by Patchmaster
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours nearly black. Large brown head settles out.

Rich dark bitter chocolate and authentic roasted sumatra immediately dominate the nose. Warm milk chocolate sweetness and toffee come through with some toasted grain slight herbal hop aroma

This really is the coffee lovers beer. Robust java, dark chocolate, some roasted caramelized dried fruit, and a subtle amount of roasted bitterness complement a slight introduction of earthy hops.

Smooth, creamy, chewy, delicious.

Almost too much coffee in this, still a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 03:06:59 | More by TheMultiYeast
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shwhat

New York

5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-29-2011 02:56:06 | More by shwhat
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cmonfradi

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -22.6%

11-29-2011 02:39:19 | More by cmonfradi
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marchoftheclouds

Illinois

4.68/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

My grading system:

1) Can't see through it (CHECK)
2) Smells like coffee/chocolate (CHECK)
3) Tastes like something that could be a garnish for Breyer's vanilla bean ice cream (CHECK)
4) You can almost chew it (CHECK)

Just an incredible $9.99 4-pack. If they brewed this all year long and was always on the shelf, I probably wouldn't have to spend so much time at my local Friar Tucks looking for something new and interesting. This is an almost perfect beer. As perfect a beer as I've had for something right off the shelf you don't have to spend an arm and leg for or buy a ticket in a lottery to acquire!

If I'd tasted every beer ever made I might give it perfect 5s all the way across ... but ...

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 01:33:08 | More by marchoftheclouds
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,139 ratings.