Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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99
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16,515 Ratings
Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Availability: Sep - Dec

Brewed with flaked oats, bitter and sweetened imported chocolates, Sumatra and Kona coffee.

60 IBU

Added by marburg on 07-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
16,515
Reviews:
3,810
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,856
Gots:
6,228
For Trade:
236
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5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Let me start by saying I am for sure an IPA/DIPA guy, but this beer knocks any DIPA or IPA I have ever had out of the water. In fact, it turned me into an advocate of stouts.

Dark brown/black pour. Mocha colored head. Smells of coffee and chocolate-caramel.

Tastes the way it smells. Absolutely mind blowing taste of sweet chocolatey coffee. The alcohol is almost completely masked by this dessert-esqe beverage. I received this in a trade, and immediately made a FT ISO thread to get more sent to me ASAP.

I don't care who you are or what you like, you will love FBS

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5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am revising a 3 year-old rating on this beer (no prose on previous rating). Slowly but surely this has become my favorite beer. Sure, I like other styles, actually NE IPA is the best. But really, Founders OMBS is the best of everything. I look forward to it every year. It is never too sweet like some other stouts. Great mouth feel. Love the coffee. Love the baby on the bottle! I can never say I have a favorite son (I have 3) but this beer really is super dependable for me. Read the other reviews if you want an analysis.

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5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Reviewed July 3, 2006 entered from notes.

Leaves its 12 oz stubby like sorghum from the syrup jar - thick, dark, and slow. A vigorous pour releases 3 inches of espresso foam colored head layered on top. Antique lace clings to the glass. Rocking the glass back and forth reminds me of one of those plexiglass wave toys one might have on a desk.

Odor of strong fresh Italian roast coffee and baker's chocolate but drier and sharper.

Wonderful flavors chase each other around my mouth and dance on my tongue.

Rich thick mouthfeel - absolutely wonderful! 5,5,5,5,5

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