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Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
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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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

355ml bottle into snifter

a: pitch black with a finger of light brown head from an aggressive pour. no light through the beer whatsoever

s: the aroma punches you in the face with potent coffee, espresso, and dark chocolate. roasted/burnt malts and hints of licorice come through afterwards. some slight sweet syrupy smell too. probably one of my favourite beer aromas ever

t: follows the nose. non-stop coffee, chocolate, and cocoa with roasty, char-like flavours on the back end. moderate black coffee/dark chocolate bitterness throughout. slight prune notes. dry finish. absolutely wonderful flavours with chocolate and coffee battling for the spotlight here

m: mild carbonation with a medium-to-heavy mouthfeel. somewhat oily & coats the mouth. a bit lighter than expected, but nothing to complain about

o: one of the best beers i have ever had. a real treat for coffee lovers. highly recommended!

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Bottle poured into a glass

Black hole, no light can escape its clutches. Thin taupe lid , faint residual lacings. Who knows what lurks within the darkness?

Aroma of coffee, chocolate and a hint of licorice. Deep rich roasted malts.

Smooth as silk. Coffee taste in the middle to back of the tongue. Chocolate notes with a wee hint of licorice. A whisk of bitterness on the aftertaste but it is pretty darn smooth throughout. Chewy , tasty mouthfeel. Slight carbonation on the first sip.

Winter calls for rich , tasty stouts. Great tasting stout that is rich but not too heavy. Drink it up . Repeat as needed. Great beer

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American DouBle Imperial stout
A-dark Robust Color nice head
S-smell Notes of Coffe, Chocolate
T-Notes Of Coffe, Chocolate, unidentified
M-Smooth, Drinkable,Doesnt Feel Heavy Like Some stouts
o-very good Drinkable stout W A Nice Compliment Of flavors

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,786 ratings
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