Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

16,476 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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3/5  rDev -32.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.36/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.57/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into Fullers ESB Goblet. Bottled on 11/10/12, so 9 months old. Have had this beer many times over the past year or so, thought it was about time I reviewed it.

Beer pours black, with a few brown highlights. Head is small, creamy coffee color. The head eventually dissipates to a small ring, which retains all the way down. Lacing is faint.

Aroma is just wonderful, really gets the mouth watering. Strong of coffee, some sweetness of the cocoa, with just a faint whiff of the 8.3 booze. Aroma of roasted malt is not overpowering

Taste is probably as close to perfect as it comes. Whereas with the beer being fresh, the roasted flavor can come off as a little burnt, the age has mellowed the edge off, and it goes down smoothly, with all of the aromas remaining intact.

Mouth is a little on the plus side of medium, rolls around the tongue really nicely, leaving a faint alcohol warmness in the back of the mouth.

Overall, a top class beer, not over hyped at all. Will continue to seek this one out, and let it age up to a year. Can't buy it fresh and cellar it, as I have little to no self control. One of the best beers I have ever had.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,476 ratings.
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