Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

16,510 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 AussieAbroad
4.47/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pitch black, an aggressive pour gave off some small amounts of head that had little retention and quickly receded to a thin ring. Mildly carbonated.

S - Roasted malt, chocolate. black coffee, Tobacco/Herbal notes.

T - Roasted malts, coffee and semi sweet chocolate. Dry, warming and mild spiced/hop/herbal finish. Complex, and balanced flavours that meld well together.

M- Creamy, chewy, full bodied, and smooth.

O - The reputation that precedes this brew is well earned. One of the best stout/porters I’ve been able to enjoy. More please!

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Photo of nh_hawkeye
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Brian46594
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Finally the perfect stout has been created! I stumbled upon this beer at a local liquer store. It is sold in a four-pack of bottles due to the 8.3% abv.

A: pitch black with a fingers worth of frothy foam.

S: coffee, dark chocolate and oats.

T: strong coffee with a beautiful chocolate andoat finish.

F: creamy and smooth.

I highly recommend this stout for every avid stout drinker. This is what it think of when I'm asked what is the perfect stout. ENJOY!!!

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of BaconManic
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of SirBentham
4.34/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SenorEsteban
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Bartos
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Twobeards
4.47/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a two finger chocolate head, from a bottle to a pint stein. lingers than slowly falls. Smell of sweet then dark chocolate at first. Fades into fresh and than roasted coffee. Finishes with oat and sweet. Tastes very similar in the best way. Hits you with chocolate than malt. Right into coffee that tastes like a great espresso. Everything lingers and melds nicely and stays on your palate for awhile. Nice creamy mouthfeel without feeling too heavy. Just a great stout, that made me really just go 'damn' and pass it around. Loved it.

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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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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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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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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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,510 ratings.
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