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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

12,898 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 12,898
Reviews: 3,315
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,256
Gots: 3,205 | 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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4.83/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours thick, viscous into my 21st Amendment/Magnolia Strong Beer Month tulip. Smells of chocolate. Head foams up tightly from aggressive pour but draws back fairly quickly.
Served at room temperature.
Taste is of burnt dark chocolate with a hint of vanilla. Very nice if you like burnt dark chocolate - which I do.
It deserves high marks but I must save room to score other beers of the style that I like better.

NWer, Aug 08, 2012
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2011 Edition

A: Pitch black with little a thick layer of creamy mocha head. Some carbonation can be seen around the edges. Lacing and retention appear to be moderate.

S: Bitter chocolate wafers, dark fruits, roasted barley, coffee, vanilla. As the beer warms the nose intensifies.

T: Near perfection. The sheer complexity offers something different from each sip. Chocolate, maple syrup, vanilla wafers, toasted nuts. Toward the very end, freshly ground sumatra coffee beans and condensed milk interplay.

M: Delicate carbonation wakes me from my peaceful slumber. A year of aging has enhanced the viscosity and thick residue it leaves in your mouth. For the 8% ABV, the warming undertones are as subtle as whispers from Zion.

O: The delicate levels of sweetness and bitterness, of hops and malt, this beer strikes a balance of angelic proportions. World Class.

cooler4life, Aug 04, 2012
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 12,898 ratings.