Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
BA SCORE
4.51/5
16,626 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:
3,830
Ratings:
16,626
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
1,882
Gots:
6,290
Trade:
236
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,626 |  Reviews: 3,830
Photo of Cn0te11
4.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of adipilla8708
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aclockworkchris
4.43/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jbehlar
4.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of matthewp
4.08/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jkblr
4.39/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottled 8/25/17 poured into a pint glass at fridge temp 8.3% ABV 60 IBU. The beer pours dense dark brown, nearly black with red tinted mocha head. No light penetrates this beer at any angle. The head recedes to a thin ring and paper thin island. Aroma is as advertised. Chocolate, coffee, and roast malt abound. Taste is slightly tangy sweetish malt and chocolate giving way to a bitter coffee finish. Mouthfeel is full bodied, adequately carbonated, creamy and dry. To pull of a perfect tasty dry finish in a beer like this is somewhat magical. Overall, great. This beer is really good but anyone adverse to coffee or bitterness might want to wade in gently. This presents itself more bitter than any 60 IBU in my recollection. Note: This beer became more enjoyable and balanced as it warmed. If you don't love the first few sips, let it warms a bit and retry.

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Photo of Eammon1920
4.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheBrewsky
4.39/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of countrypeddler8
4.29/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DMC43
4.58/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Boldbrew
4.52/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jeffmck09
4.44/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikecd234
4.83/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mrkwlsn
4.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Photo of metacog42
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stevebroseke
4.69/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Amb3do
4.44/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Roozer69
4.78/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

What I compare any stout to that I try.

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

Photo of mdwhitney
4.21/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

My go to stout and the one by which all others are measured. Pretty near perfection.

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Photo of SourTweek
4.46/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Duncian
3.96/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,626 ratings
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