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Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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4.51/5
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16,783 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:
#89
Reviews:
3,863
Ratings:
16,783
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
1,889
Gots:
6,410
Trade:
236
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,783 |  Reviews: 3,863
Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cb8282
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Burghman
4.34/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Shooter10
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LostCause
4.95/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Finally! Been waiting for this to show up in stores and at the bar. Been a fan since that first taste. Had to laugh a couple of years ago about a bit of controversy about their so called "deplorable" label. Imagine, putting a baby eating oatmeal on the label of a beer bottle!

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Photo of USMC_ATLTrader
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of bhatch729
4.67/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Chris1907
4.71/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is just fantastic. If you like coffee and if you like chocolate then this beers for you. If you like full body. If you like some bitterness, it is there.
If you like flavor of the above kind, A+.

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Photo of BayAreaJoe
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

In love with this beer. Perfect with the defined coffee and chocolate aroma and taste. I work at a coffee roaster, and the coffee taste is better than a lot of the cold brews I've sampled. Basically a buy every time, always have to have some around.

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

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

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

Photo of win007
4.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Had this along with the Goose Island Bourbon County - much better value, and while not as thick as the Goose Island 2017, I actually preferred it. Just a phenomenal beer.

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Photo of ElliottZ
4.74/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Smooth beer with a great taste. Not too harsh with a perfect milky finish. A must try!

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Photo of Angelo321
5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Tone
4.63/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black color. 2/3 inch head of a tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of strong sweet malt, roasted malt, chocolate, hint of piney hops, hint of spicy hops, alcohol, and yeast. Fits the style of an American Double / Imperial Stout. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. There is also a fine thickness. Tastes of strong sweet malt, roasted malt, chocolate, hint of piney hops, hint of spicy hops, alcohol, and yeast. Overall, good appearance, aroma, feel, blend, body, and complexity.

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Photo of abjones22
4.44/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bajdog
3.65/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hall22
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jurcab788
4.48/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Korymiller
4.3/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a pitch black with a thin cinnamon head. Wonderful, deep aroma of chocolate and coffee. Just the right notes of coffee in the taste. Think but not overbearing mouthfeel. Overall, terrific beer.

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Photo of mpmsu2003
4.32/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,783 ratings
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