Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
16,626 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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Purchased from bottle on 11/9/16. Bottled 8/5/16 09:53:33.

L - Dark brown, translucent. Proper glass not readily available to determine the head color/level.
S - Coffee and chocolate prominent.
T - Chocolate flavor prominent on the palette initially, then the coffee flavor settles in if left to linger and absorb all the flavors of the beer. The aftertaste is slightly hoppy/bitter with prominent coffee notes.
F - Delightfully balanced. The carbonation is just there enough to remind you it's a stout, but is never overwhelming and attributes to the smoothness of this brew.
O - If I could have one of this stout versus all of the others that were tried before it, I would choose this every time. Looking forward to trying the Kentucky Breakfast Stout and Canadian Breakfast Stout when available, which are apparently even BETTER but only available every few years.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Bright black with a thin filmn of a head that disappears to nothing.
S: Black coffee to espresso, roast.
T: coffee with hints of chocolate with a hop bitter that suggests espresso on the finish
F: Creamy smooth with a medium full to chey body and medium high carbonation.
O: A very well balanced brew.

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5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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A- Pitch black with light brown head. Good head retention and nice lacing.

S- Coffee aroma is strong upfront. Chocolate in the background.

T- Very strong coffee notes at first and chocolate follows. Nice and roasty taste, although I find it to lean more towards the bitter side i feel as if it use a bit more sweetness. Overall it's Awesome.

M- Light carbonation with decent amount of body. Almost perfect here.

O- The body was a bit more heavy and just somewhat sweeter this would be perfect. The strong coffee taste is amazing with the chocolate playing as a supporting role. I find this an almost impeccable beer. I highly recommend.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,626 ratings
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