Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

16,513 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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Photo of pweis909
3.77/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A= chocolate brown when light passes through it during the pour; opaque black as the glass folds with coco brown foam.

S = chocolate extract and coffee extract, but also green pepper.

T = see smell. But with a dirty earthy finish.

M = silky as an oatmeal stout should be.

Overall, I find the chocolate notes similar to beers by Youngs and Sam Smith - something not quite right there. The green pepper and dirt are off putting- IMO this beer is overrated

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of JayCheG
4.26/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a very deep dark black with a thin tan head.
S: Roasted coffee, dark chocolate and a hint of oats and some dark fruit
T: A lot of coffee flavor and dark fruits. Not much chocolate but its there. A hint of something roasted, maybe the oats.
M: Very smooth and finishes nice. One of the cleanest drinking stouts I've ever had.
O: Tasty beer. I think this 4 pack is going to last me exactly 3 more weeks... one every Sunday morning because it does scream breakfast.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.8/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,513 ratings.
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