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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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100
world-class

11,312 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,312
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,060
Gots: 2,379 | FT: 155
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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TCJosh

Michigan

5/5  rDev +10.6%

01-10-2013 01:49:53 | More by TCJosh
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rwilde

Ohio

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Georgia

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Idaho

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Michigan

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Alabama

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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New York

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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RDW

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Iowa

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Pete0714

Indiana

5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured thickly into a pint glass. Back with a tan head (half inch head). Lacing resides after pour.

S: abundance of chocolate and coffee.

T: Taste as good as it smells. coffee, chocolate, rich and malty

M; Thick, syrupy, full beer, truly worthy of the name "breakfast stout"

: terrific stout, a beer to be had at breakfast or any time of the day ( the latter my personal preference)

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2011 01:05:54 | More by Pete0714
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Mtooman

Ohio

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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California

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Ashinpaugh

Texas

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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rdilauro

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It didnt take much more than holding the bottle. Right then I knew I was in for a total great experience. Once the cap was taken off, the chocolate, the coffee, the mocha, everything just filled the room.
The pour was this jet black magic OIL.... Sliding down the glass with just enough of a white creamy head.
Once my nose was into the glass, all of my senses started to kick in. The aroma, the hops, the malt, everything you can possible think as being good or better was there!
Then the TASTE. Better than the smell or look. It was rich, it was full, it was balanced, it had chocolate, it had enough hops, it had enough carbonation, it held up to the very end.
The finish was almost as GREAT as the Start.

If you have read some of my other reviews, you will know I am a big fan of stouts, even more so with chocolate stouts. I have been fortunate to taste a number of them, but this one will remain at the TOP.

03/16/13
Another tasting of the Breakfast Stout. After tasting many other really super stouts, this one still shines at the top. Right from the start its hard to find fault with this stout. The glassy oil like pour with its relatively small, but not the typical light brown head looks so inviting in the glass. Coffee, or almost espresso is the dominant nose before tasting. Closing my eyes , taking real deep whiffs from the glass, it could really be a cup of espresso. The taste is real big and bold, but soft and round. The espresso decreases a little here and I start to pick up hint of chocolate along with a roasted malt flavor. I really appreciate the little carbonation here, to me it helps balance this one. The mouth feel of this one reminds me of a big California Red Zinfandel, ones around 15% alcohol. Rich, full coats your entire mouth and just slides down your throat for the perfect finish. This Founders does pretty much the same.
Left on a deserted Island with only allowed to have 3 different beers, this one would surely make it.

10/22/13
Had a 10/05/13 brewed Breakfast Stout. Can it get any better. I am beginning to think so

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2013 23:32:23 | More by rdilauro
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Ryanm1

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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LeoPanna

New York

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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JoeBoxer522

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.6%

12-05-2011 22:00:30 | More by JoeBoxer522
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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