Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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99
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16,530 Ratings
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
Ratings:
16,530
Reviews:
3,811
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,863
Gots:
6,237
For Trade:
237
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4.4/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle

This beer pours black with a beautiful, thick mocha head. The smell reminds me of Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale from Cigar City. I know the chocolate is in there somewhere, but the intoxicating smell of burnt, roasted coffee grinds takes front row. Oats are present as well.

Tastes of freshly ground coffee, roasted oats and chocolate. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. Drinkability is amazing considering this beer weighs in at over 8% ABV. This went down effortlessly!

In conclusion: This is a phenomenal stout! There's a reason why it's currently #22 on BA's top 250 beers. As far as oatmeal stouts are concerned, I rank this right up there with Stone's 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout.

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4.12/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

this year, the fbs is extremely strong on the coffee. a little bubbly. I just love the flavor of this thing though. the coffee is so great. I remember it slightly better past years and I notice theres a lot more of it this year. still velvety smooth. not sure if this year's batch is as good as last

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,530 ratings.
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