1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout - Maumee Bay Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Total Eclipse Breakfast StoutTotal Eclipse Breakfast Stout

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

254 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 254
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 48
Gots: 27 | FT: 4
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:
Beer added by: buschbeer on 04-18-2010

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: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 254 | Reviews: 45
Photo of rjcoy06
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Billquirk
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of SpasmWaiter
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Smashley_lynn
5/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of MuscleConfusion
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of meanmutt
3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of Bshaw22
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of miffsudd
4.16/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of BuckeyeFaninMI
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of scott2269
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of ScottJWing
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of pest
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Evango
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of maximum12
2.25/5  rDev -47.1%

Thanks to BobSacamano12 for this bottle…yes, it’s clearing out the back of the fridge week! No idea how this one got lost. It sounds good. 12 oz. bottle split with no one.

The pour is as expected: jet black, with enough carbonation to thwart my bubble-averse daughter. Nose is as underwhelming as Atlanta in August, with weak coffee & faintly sweet malts vying with, well, not much else. Meh.

Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout is like that Uncle everyone has: not scary, or offensive, but not an experience you want to repeat. Or perhaps even finish. Grainy roast dominates in a water-driven kind of way, with a light sweetness accompanied by the jarring twang of a hillbillies’ bango. And that aftertaste, that aftertaste is where this beer fails. Finish twists into bonfire ashes with a slice of dark fruit that’s just starting to over ripen. The beer I could stomach. The after effects are too much to handle.

Clearly there is something turning in this beer, & turning the wrong way. I’m not sure what it is, but I’ve never craved stone fruit roasted in hot ashes. My first drain-pour in quite some time.

Photo of Donkster46
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of muskiesman
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of wesbourne
4.36/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of JDizzle
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of thedifferencemaker
2.75/5  rDev -35.3%

Photo of indianabeerman
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of khargro2
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of TomPF18superhornet
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Lynn
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of tourdot
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of loganburgh
4.25/5  rDev 0%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.