Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
BA SCORE
97%
Liked This Beer
4.51 w/ 16,570 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
Ranking:
#88
Reviews:
3,818
Ratings:
16,570
Liked:
16,072
Avg:
4.51/5
pDev:
9.09%
Alströms:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
1,880
Gots:
6,257
Trade:
237
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,570 |  Reviews: 3,818
Photo of SurferEric
4.71/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Movember5
4.28/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BigGold
4.43/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tarheel219
4.66/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gnikola
4.49/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nice coffee and chocolate, very sweet but balanced.

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Photo of raulstotle12
4.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tonybellini
4.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sdeese21
4.27/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RyanDeFries
4.24/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigjoe786
4.28/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brentzuber
4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MatChar
3.78/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bluenose0988
4.27/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of derekgw123
4.45/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Rabi
4.23/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yonnie
4.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Ivan84
4.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of ComeAtMeBrew
4.11/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FreshButterbeer
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of barfootbandit
4.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a sniffer. Very dark color and sweet chocolatey oaktsmell. Chocolate and oat are also very prelevant tastes with a hint of alcoholish aftertaste. Very smooth despite the heavy flavors and high ABV. Plan to let this beer age and hopefully let some flavors open up. Perhaps not worthy of a perfect score but definitely a phenomenal beer. Oh and I really really freaking hate the bottle/ label artwork. Are they trying to market baby food or something?! It even turns me off on the beer a little bit because I'm half expecting flavorless grey sludge to pour out of the bottle. Ok I'm getting off my soapbox now. Can't wait to re-review this beer 8 months to a year later after some aging.

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Photo of TampaRainman
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of boshzordof
4.36/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Did I have a different beer than some of the other people on here? The mouth feel for me was not even close to medium or full, it was very light. But it paid off, because I was able to note a strong depth of flavors and varying subtleness, like a rabbit hole. The exact opposite of their Imperial Stout.

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Photo of ccurrid
4.03/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bfrank8
4.71/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97% out of 100 with 16,570 ratings
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