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Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout - Maumee Bay Brewing Company

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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 41
Gots: 15 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company’s Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout is a hearty meal in a glass. As it pours, it devours the light and your glass is filled with darkness. This massive beer brewed with espresso beans (from Flying Rhino in Toledo, OH), oatmeal, and lactose offers a rich and complex taste that begs to be savored. With a smooth carbonation and luscious roasted malt flavor, you will fade to black as you slowly sip this finely crafted brew. We recommend serving at 45-50 degrees in your favorite snifter. It’s nothing but total bliss from Maumee Bay Brewing Co.

(Beer added by: buschbeer on 04-18-2010)
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Ratings: 189 | Reviews: 34 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

xdefeatsy, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

JDD419, May 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

Gonzoillini, May 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

BobSacamano12, May 04, 2013
Photo of BeerBuckeye
4.69/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A - Pours as advertised, a completely opaque, jet black color. Not entirely viscous, but very dark. Small, 1 finger, dark brown head.

S - Incredibly amounts of roasted coffee, sweet chocolate, and dark fruits/raisins. Very tasty smell. Almost mouth-watering

T - Again, tons of coffee--almost mocha-like. Follows quickly with very sweet chocolate, fruity in nature almost, finishing with a bitter hop bite and more coffee and dark chocolate.

M - Incredibly creamy and smooth.

Overall - Wow. This one is a game. A truly superb imperial stout. Right up there with the best of them.

BeerBuckeye, May 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

mjw1200, May 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

alelover, May 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

srgj88, May 01, 2013
Photo of Christian1
4.83/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: 12 oz bottled Poured into a 16oz snifter, Although I've had it on tap poured into a pint glass as well. It's a black to brown body with a light brown head to it . The head after a moderate pour was about one fingers worth.

S: Chocolate, Mocha Coffee, Roasted nuts Cocoa Powder, slight boozey smell in the back.

T: Just like the smell, you get a big hit of Mocha in there and finish off with a the roasted malt flavor and a light taste from the alcohol warming.

M: Moderately thick and coats the mouth, which is to be expected from this type of beer.

Overall: This is easily my favorite Ohio stouts and arguably my all time favorite of the breakfast stout style (non-bourbon aged). It's right up there with Founders Breakfast Stout for sure, it'd be interesting to have a tasting of both of them back to back. This beer along with Amarillo Brillo and Maumee Bay's IPA just went to 12oz bottles a few weeks ago which was truly thrilling, and long awaited. I hope they bottle some of more of their brewery exclusives here in the near futue.

Christian1, Apr 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

riemster, Apr 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

leprechaunandfatman, Mar 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Mtooman, Feb 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Dinkel, Feb 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

homebruontap, Feb 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

nitter, Nov 20, 2012
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4.63/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First off, I'm a stout lover and very hard to please! With that said, this is one of the best stouts I have ever had. Right up there with Founders Breakfast Stout which is hard to do. I tried this at the Big Beers and Barleywine. I had never heard of Maumee brewery before and I'm sure glad I stopped and tried it because it was awesome. Planning on making a 3 hour trip to their Microbrewery in November to fill a few growlers of this. This is a must try if you have a chance.

jaksytaw, Oct 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

abankert12, Jul 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

pogoowner, Jun 13, 2012
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4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout
Maumee Bay Brewing Company
Style: American Double / Imperial Stout
ABV: 8.60 %

LOOK: Pitch black, off white tan head. Plenty of lacing, brown lacing at that.

SMELL: Chocolate, oats, coffee, and roasted/peat smoked malts.

TASTE: Decadent chocolate, bitter coffee rounds, rich roasted malt flavors all upfront. There is a good balance between the cocoa sweetness and coffee bitterness. Oats lend to the smoothness of feel and richness in taste.

FEEL: Silky smooth, creamy, low carbonated, robust finish.

OVERALL: A high quality coffee stout from Maumee Bay. Definitely recommended.

Stinkypuss, Apr 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

bishocr, Apr 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

cynical1027, Feb 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

zchall23, Jan 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

MoritzRW, Jan 15, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Served with a very small amount of dark tan head. Pours a dark back.

S: Strong roasted coffee note with hints of cocoa and a slight alcohol astringency.

T: A very well blended flavor profile. It starts off with a sweet and roasty blend that fades slowly with a hint of alcoholic heat.

M: A very thick, full bodied beer. It just coats the whole mouth leaving a residual amount of flavor long after you've swallowed your sip of beer.

O: This is an excellent stout: thick, rich, and flavorful. Not too complex, but it does a.few flavors very well. Definitely worth trying if you have the chance.

RedSpecial1, Jan 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

a74gent, Dec 16, 2011
Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.