Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

16,474 Ratings
Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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

Pours dark chocalate, nearly black, good cascading, very little head.

Smells wonderful, chocalate and coffee notes are immediate

Great chocalate and coffee blend where the two flavors battle it out to a draw
Hard to believe this is an 8% beer as the alcohol melds with the other flavors to be nearly undetectable. Sweet chocalate after taste lingers on the pallet

Great mouth feel, not too thick, just right amount of sturdiness

I've had other coffee flavored beers and was always underwhelmed, this one gets everything right, its just flat out delicious.

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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3/5  rDev -32.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of mnrider
4.51/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. Brown Bottle. Bottled On printed on bottle.

A: Pours a pitch black with a thin tan coffee colored head. O.k. retention
with some nice slick lacing.

S: Strong, Strong roasted coffee and chocolate. Enough Said.

T/M: Roasted coffee and malts with bitter chocolate and hops. The flavors
have an interesting sharp taste to them. The warming alcohol brings out the
flavors even more. Smooth and full bodied. Thick and creamy. Its as if the
coffee and the chocolate were just melted in. The stout really opens up after
it is allowed to warm a bit. The finish is bitter, sweet and dry.

O: Great taste and feel makes this stout well worth the world class status. It's
a real treat and even better its a Double!!


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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,474 ratings.
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