Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
16,618 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 +5.3%

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4.68/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

DARK! But oh so smooth. Founders did it again! I have had this both on tap and from a bottle. It is full of rich flavor and such a great aroma. I think Founders brew masters are wizards! You get the coffee, chocolate flavor as soon as you sip it. Try it, enjoy it and you will be a happy camper.

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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Dark as night. No light gets through this baby. A couple of millimeters of light tan foam is all the head you get, and it leaves a nice...very nice, actually...lace on the glass. I'm excited by the opacity of this beer.

S: Extremely strong, chocolate and coffee. More coffee than chocolate, really. Maybe a mocha.

T: Ahhh...that's one special beer. It's sweet, definitely, but not syrupy. The sweetness is balanced by a very strong coffee flavor. There's chocolate in there too, but to me, coffee is the defining flavor of this drink. They say it has caffeine...well, I believe it. I wish I'd reviewed this beer in the morning upon waking. If there was ever a beer flavored for mornings, it was this one. Not hoppy. Any bitterness is coffee.

M: Thick, creamy, delicious. Sticks like cream, then dissipates. It's difficult to imagine a better mouthfeel. Founders nailed it with this beer. Moreover, it matches the flavor.

O: Save your ultrahopped IPAs for some other time and try something truly different. This was perhaps the most memorable beer I've ever tried.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,618 ratings
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