Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

BA SCORE
99
world-class
16,528 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
Ratings:
16,528
Reviews:
3,811
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,863
Gots:
6,236
For Trade:
237
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 16,528 |  Reviews: 3,811
Photo of FrozenBeanz
3.5/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of twillingthenoz
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of boosterrocket
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of Jlog7910
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of rdell17
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of rworkman
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Kevin_Young
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Kvannost802
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of Durandal_777
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Modernrickk
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of timontheroad
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of TimDisaster
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Liquid_Bread
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of sweetlou25
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of nabit
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of VTEno17
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of RyanAU
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of andrewsando
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of deschutes_fan
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Seanem44
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.

 496 characters

Photo of Dawgboned37
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.

 510 characters

Photo of mick_cooper
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of dhay55
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of CorgiDad
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of TboneRN
3.5/5  rDev -21.7%

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

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.