Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

16,473 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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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.81/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

This is a good beer. No one can ignore that but I just think I got a dud. I felt that the overall feel was watered down. I'm missing some intensity. I loved the balance of the beer though. I love how straight forward it is with the taste notes of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, but with a lingering caramel toasted oat back drop. As the taste nuances delivery the nose seemed flat as well. I thought the wild blueberry aroma I picked up was very interesting. I could suspect from the coffee.
I like to pour a small amount hard so to achieve foam. It allows a totally complete different experience. It was delicious!

I don't feel it deserves this rating but overall I would by this again and would recommend it. It definitely grows on you! Ill stick with their 'Imperial.'

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Photo of chefhatt
4.49/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I poured this beer into a pint glass, it has a jet black body and no head to it. The aroam has a hint of chocolate and coffee notes. The taste has a nice roasted malt flavor, with chocolate and coffee. The mouthfeel is so smooth, nice flavor on the tongue and overall a great stout

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,473 ratings.
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