Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
BA SCORE
4.51/5
16,613 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:
#88
Reviews:
3,827
Ratings:
16,613
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
1,885
Gots:
6,284
Trade:
236
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,613 |  Reviews: 3,827
Photo of RedRhino
4.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Polish1989brew
4.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fondyball20
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Glamrox
4.36/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beddie23
5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of tekstr1der
4.61/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dark black pour with creamy brown head. Nose is heavy coffee, the most I've ever encountered in a beer! I love stout and I love coffee, so this thing is kind of a no-brainer. The flavor doesn't disappoint. Found myself thinking I should add cream and sugar. This is one serious coffee stout!

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Photo of Antg8989
4.64/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had to re-rate this as it was one of the first beers I rated....felt with such a high rating, I needed to check up with it to make sure it's worthy. While my overall score dropped, this is still an excellent stout. Probably the best stout that's widely available in my area. Pours a very dark brown...almost black with a medium brown head and a little bit of lacing. Smells like a dark roast coffee mixed with dark chocolate. Taste is very much the same. Just a delicious stout. Mouthfeel could be a bit silkier and this baby would crush it. Just because it's widely available doesn't mean it isn't a great beer.

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Photo of GStone899
4.62/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of atuggle
4.98/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Patlee3324
4.88/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of kaos
3.83/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jren
4.94/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my single favorite stout as it has great feel and taste. I compare all others to this.

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Photo of stevebrown
4.78/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Seasmom
3.58/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My taste buds were not happy with this one. Could taste the chocolate and a strong coffee flavor.

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Photo of MartzMimic
4.15/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of h8r
4.83/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mike_Amps
4.69/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JDoHo
4.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tjcapture
4.09/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Big taste and a great beer that is widely available. Had one at The Radler in Chicago served in a over-sized Founder's coffee mug. Great go to beer if selection is limited.

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Photo of maxson924
4.06/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Founders makes great beer. Although I do like this beer think I like founders porter more. The middle taste i get from this is a tad off. But......i am just being picky. If you want to try this beer then go for it. You won't regret it at all. Has a good chocolate coffee taste.

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Photo of JustinPStewart
4.76/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Lamnic
4.59/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shanegatter
3.32/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice chocolate/coffee taste, not sure what I don't like about this one, the aftertaste or feel?

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,613 ratings
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