Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

BA SCORE
99
world-class
16,482 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:
16,482
Reviews:
3,804
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,847
Gots:
6,208
For Trade:
236
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,482 |  Reviews: 3,804
Photo of TampaRainman
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of boshzordof
4.36/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Did I have a different beer than some of the other people on here? The mouth feel for me was not even close to medium or full, it was very light. But it paid off, because I was able to note a strong depth of flavors and varying subtleness, like a rabbit hole. The exact opposite of their Imperial Stout.

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Photo of ccurrid
4.03/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bfrank8
4.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JRoPA
4.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kkmiller76
4.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Buzz3d
4.68/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jose_C
4.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of galwayjoyce
4.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is not worthy of a perfect score, guys. Let's be real.
That being said, this is a DAMN good stout. The best beer with the "Breakfast" title on the market. Wonderfully balanced, yet all flavor profiles present themselves individually and boldly. World class beer from a world-class brewery...but JUST shy of "White Whale" status...
This is NOT the "Heady Topper" of Stouts...but it is a lot closer than any of the "Bourbon County" offerings, to deserving the cache that they enjoy.

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Photo of Saberkiwibrew
4.87/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorites of the stout variety. Dark, smooth and a great chocolate oat taste.

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Photo of Cluker
4.8/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AleHunter805
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PitoPerez
4.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cvallance
4.77/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lemmy187
4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of the_stoutist
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beersmuggler
4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of danhaugh
4.02/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of soulcougher
4.18/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RamboII
4.31/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of johneutah
4.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TTripp725
3.39/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer is better than I expected. It's smooth and full of robust flavors

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

Photo of glinnebur
4.48/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mluchies
4.58/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,482 ratings.
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