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
Ranking:
#89
Reviews:
3,878
Ratings:
16,857
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
1,899
Gots:
6,455
Trade:
234
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4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bottle dated 8/12/16 into pint glass. Pours an impressively opaque black - reminds me of the dregs from my 64 Triumph motorcycle (minus the sparkly bits, of course). Head dissipated so damn quick I hardly got a look at it, but I think it was tan. Initial impression is coffee (hey, it's a BREAKFAST stout, right?) and dark chocolate. Pretty simple, but really tasty. Alcohol is well hidden. Medium-thick, smooth mouthfeel; light carbonation.
This Stout is fairly easy to find AND quite drinkable - unfortunately, the caloric intake is probably sufficient to light up Manhattan for a half hour or so. Oh well - it's worth it.

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4.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Founders Breakfast Stout is a top notch beer no doubt about it.

A - As dark and alluring as they come with an off white/tan head with great lacing.

S - Smelled out of this world, oats, syrupy, roasted malts, chocolate, chocolate, chocolate.

T - Exactly how it smelled.

M - Creamy, coating palate with all the right flavors, no off flavors whatsoever. Solid from entry to finish.

O - Not quite sure why I cant get myself to not give this a perfect rating, but after having BCBS, KBS, Expedition, and Pt5 around the same time frame it is not worthy of perfect but it is close and I would be elated if my homebrew turns out anything like this. Even better at the brewery!

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,857 ratings
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