Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
16,515
Reviews:
3,810
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,856
Gots:
6,227
For Trade:
236
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,515 |  Reviews: 3,810
Photo of yuno
4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Estria
4.31/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dizzler
4.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Vach33
4.94/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of T-Sizzle
4.7/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Comander_Shepard
4.39/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dd53grif
4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrederickTatum
4.78/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Maybe I could drink this in the am instead of coffeed

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Photo of moysauce
4.35/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bauers
4.48/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of mark1964_2001
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hoppity1
4.29/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Coho11
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of alyssa1224
4.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Michiganman2325
4.61/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cmukid87
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Stout_Scout
4.16/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of eastcoastdan
4.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stoffystouts
3.5/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I want to like it. I'm supposed to like it. Everyone likes it! Except I'm not that into it. It's not you, it's me. I'm just not into the charred/burnt coffee thing and bitter finish. Guess I'm a sweet stout guy... BUT I still always buy you when I see you Founders BS - maybe it's better when it's first released. I always get it like 7 months into the year. I will keep trying you though...I will never give up!

Update: tried this again at room temp (65 degrees) and it was much much better. That burnt coffee bitter finish was gone. very tasty beer. keep this one away from the fridge

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Photo of Strigiform_Witness
4.74/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Carsonbros
4.12/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Strong coffee and cocoa smell. Nice lacing and not too heavy, the taste is of cocoa, some maltiness and roasted coffee. Overall a good stout.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,515 ratings.
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