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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

12,973 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 12,973
Reviews: 3,318
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,266
Gots: 3,249 | FT: 200
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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4.66/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is a fantastic, and complex beer.
I would encourage anyone to try it.
I'm kinda going off memory here, cause it was a few weeks ago, but a couple aspects of the
beer you truly will not forget.
Pours dark with thin creamy head that stays and sticks to the glass.
I would encourage it to not be served too cold because the flavors burst as it warms.
Thick oat, complex coffee almost chocolate. Hard to put your finger on all flavors.
Warms the throat down but alcohol well masked.
Delicious beer.

bradb717, Mar 28, 2014
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beersdmf17, Mar 27, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: pitch black beer with thin caramel colored head and decent lacing
S: really good smelling with some chocolate coffee and a little oak
T: Very good beer with some light chocolate taste and a lot of coffee bitterness. Its well balanced and leaves a great after taste on the tongue
M: Great mouthfeel for such a dark and strong beer very impressed

O: of of the best stouts I've ever had close with ten fidy

GinjaSlice, Mar 26, 2014
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Leiting, Mar 26, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: jet black with steady foamy khaki head.

S: roasted coffee shines the brightest with chocolate and vanilla in the race for se ond place and heavy malts and grains in third.

T: more like coffee with alcohol. The coffee is not too overpronounced and the bittersweetness from the chocolate balances nicely any spikes in flavor that the coffee might bring. There's a great amount of balance and harmony going on in between these two ingredients and together they are making this an even better beer.

M: full bodied with some astringency, light carbonation as to be expected, no lingering flavors expect for the harshness of the roast bite which is incredibly subtle compared to other brews, but it washes down silently and adequetly.

O: i actually don't have any complaints expect that i would enjoy seeing the vanilla a bit more present in the palate, aside from that it's another excellent world class beer from Founder's!

Uanof, Mar 26, 2014
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harrisjohnson, Mar 26, 2014
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 12,973 ratings.