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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

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13,725 Ratings

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Ratings: 13,725
Reviews: 3,445
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,392
Gots: 3,839 | FT: 201
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:
Beer added by: marburg on 07-26-2003

Brewed with flaked oats, bitter and sweetened imported chocolates, Sumatra and Kona coffee.
60 IBU
Released on Sept. 1, 2010.
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4.59/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Snifter Glass

Appearance - Pitch Black with a Brownish half finger head that look almost....Red. The head itself disappears rather quickly.

Smell - Chocolate, Oatmeal, Burnt Malts, Coffee, Hops and a slight Yeasty scent. Very rich and robust scent that I could smell all day...but where's the fun in that?

Taste - Dark Chocolate, Oatmeal, Cocoa, Coffee, and Burnt Malts. The Oatmeal and Chocolate blend together very well along with the other flavors, which are all very rich.

Mouthfeel - It's heavier feel to it without feeling thick and the carbonation is rather mild, not really creamy like I was expecting though. Still, it's a very easy beer to drink.

Overall - In terms of flavor, it's amazing. The fantastic flavor makes it very easy to recommend thanks to it's easy drinkability and excellent flavor!

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Seanniek91
4.97/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle into a Gordon Biersch 0.41l glass.

Appearance- Pitch black with some sediment floating around. One fingered fluffy caramel head. Nice Lacing.

Smell- Coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, tinge of alcohol.

Taste- Coffee first, then bitter chocolate at the end. Coffee lingers on the palate. Slight hoppy presence. No alcohol.

Mouthfeel- Incredible. Coats the mouth very nicely. Perfect carbonation.

Overall- It's easy to see why this beer is rated so highly. It really is a perfect stout.

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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2/5  rDev -55.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Black as coal and a fine topping of kahki head sits atop the inky depths below.

Aroma: Espresso roast and dark chocolate with some sweet malt.

Taste: Full on flavor explosion of char roast malt, fresh coffee backed by sweet chocolate. Some noticaeble alcohol. Almost fudge-like taste combines with the coffee and some sweet cream. Bitter aftertaste that is pleasant and bittersweet dark chocolate lingers on the palate.

Mouthfeel: Full, chewy body from the oatmeal and light carbonation.

Overall: A world-class stout that is my current favorite in this category. Well done Founders.

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 13,725 ratings.