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

Picked up a bottle of this at a local liquor store cellar event. Was very excited to get my hands on this beer in particular. Poured into a snifter. A very enjoyable stout and one of the best we have had. Very rich in chocolate flavor which hides the not so high abv for an imperial stout well.
A great stout ! cheers

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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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  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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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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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle. Smell- Dark roasted coffee%2C malt%2C cherry%2C chocolate. Feel- Carbonation is just right. Medium to heavy bodied. A perfect body for a stout. Taste- Lots of coffee%2C malt chocolate%2C a sweetness from the cherries I can smell maybe%3F Back end is all coffee beans and very slight alcohol burn.

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

General: Again found in a tiny beer store, thrilled to find it so I picked up 8 of them. Even at $8 a bottle (I’m in California), it’s worth every penny.

Appearance: Blacker than pitch with a magical tan head. The head is quick diminishing but it leaves lovely lace on the glass.

Aroma: Every ingredient on the label you can tell is in the glass by smell alone. The most pronounced scents are coffee and chocolate but there is a slight oatmeal heartiness that you can detect. Amazing!

Mouthfeel: So good I can’t describe it differently than “perfect”. This is what a stout should be as far as mouthfeel. It’s a little thick with a perfect carbonation.

Taste: Breakfast stout is the perfect name for this beer, it is breakfast in a glass. Tomorrow I’m actually going to have one when I wake up, the coffee and chocolate in it are a great combination and the oatmeal gives it great texture and smooths out the taste.

Overall: One of the best stouts that I’ve ever had. I really enjoy this one. I should have bought more when I had the chance, now I just need to ration it for the next couple of weeks.

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.49/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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