Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

16,479 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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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.94/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours black with a dense, tan colored head. Good head at pour and lingers well. Minimal lacing on this thick beer. Aroma is sweet, coffee, and chocolate. Taste brings the same characteristics - starts with strong coffee flavor and finishes with a sweet chocolate and slightly hopped finish. Great balance on all dimensions.

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4.8/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a pint glass.
Appears very dark black, almost so it would be against Dr orders. Nice carmel colored head that stuck around edges and laced thin but well.
Smell is almost as smooth as it tastes! Maybe my sniffers off but I love the coffee/chocolate goodness but I didn't get the oats. Maybe that is what's so special about this delectable delight!
Taste has the chocolate and coffee but blends it so well that above the hype, this beer is real deal and so smooth for 8.3%! Leaves a remarkable flavor that doesn't get you lapping like a dog but Damn near.
Mouthfeel is sharp upfront and smooth to seal the deal.
Overall my feeling is I will have many of these in my future as long and Carnivores keeps these in the 6pack mix n match special for 15$

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

This beer has always been the benchmark of a perfect breakfast stout! It pours a magical deep black with a nice frothy tan head on top. The aroma distinctly blends bittersweet chocolate with a healthy amount of roasted coffee. Each sip reveals the smoothly blended magical flavors of chocolate and coffee. The addition of making this an Oatmeal Stout definitely helps make this huge beer an easy sipper along with adding some needed fullness to the body. Each sip lingers delicious chocolate and coffee begging you to take another one.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,479 ratings.
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