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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

12,459 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 12,459
Reviews: 3,281
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,227
Gots: 2,951 | FT: 179
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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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

szartman, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

schoun, Dec 18, 2011
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4.88/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My first review ever but this beer was so good I had to say something.

Poured the color of chocolate tar. Used a pilsner glass and the head started thinly. So I poured directly at the bottom and got a thick creamy head which I allowed to settle. The 8.3 was so well hidden by the complex smooth mouth and taste that I "almost" missed the alcohol. Over 30 minutes, the outstanding balance shifted from chocolate to chocolate tinged coffee. All the while the oatmeal background made the transition as sooth as silk with a constant mouth throughout. Absolutely loved the head laces on the glass when it was empty.

If you enjoy this type beer don't miss it. Simply among, if not the best of its type I've ever had.

Bob96358Biese, Dec 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

zgunder, Dec 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

denali55421, Dec 18, 2011
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jsnoek, Dec 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

slasich, Dec 18, 2011
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duff247, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

marsonbro, Dec 18, 2011
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dybeer50, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

Coleybeerman, Dec 18, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

salinasa, Dec 17, 2011
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ChadlyG, Dec 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

mhenson42, Dec 17, 2011
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4.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - poured black with a tan head that disappeared quickly.

S - rich coffee notes with with a little bit of alcohol.

T - certainly taste the rich coffee and chocolate flavors, but they are well balanced. Has a very smooth coffee finish. Although I noticed a little bit of alcohol in the smell, it's not present at all in the taste.

M - very smooth and creamy.

O - it was an enjoyable beer. I don't drink many of this style, but this is one I will certainly come back to.

leinie13, Dec 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

jackie7787, Dec 17, 2011
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pertusi, Dec 17, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

CrazyOtto623, Dec 17, 2011
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 12,459 ratings.