Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

16,528 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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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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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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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.37/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

In fairness, the bottled date on the four pack I bought was October of 2012. I don't know if Wegmans found them in the back and put them out a year later, or they just sat neglected on the shelf, which would be a shame. At either rate, they were a good find and I am glad I tried it. Not as strong as I expected. Strong notes of coffee and chocolate, however, the coffee was not as strong as the smell lead on to be. Despite this, one of the best stouts I have ever had, and very, very enjoyable.

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4.01/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this one on tap at the Founders taproom in Grand Rapids. Poured into a snifter glass. I may be unfairly comparing this to the KBS because I had the two so closely together. This beer is good on its own, but pales in comparison to the bourbon-y brother. Coffee aroma on the nose with dark roasted malt. Very light texture for a stout with the coffee flavors coming through along with some light chocolate notes. Next time I'll have to give it a more fair shake as a standalone taste, but still a solid beer.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,528 ratings.
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