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Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.51/5
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16,688 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
Ranking:
#90
Reviews:
3,844
Ratings:
16,688
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
1,888
Gots:
6,347
Trade:
235
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,688 |  Reviews: 3,844
Photo of Austin32
4.43/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EricSloan
4.63/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GDrew93
4.99/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A very hearty stout with a coffee and Oat forward taste and a slight bitter dry finish form the chocolate. I can't think of a better beer in this style.

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Photo of SeaOfAsh
4.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Griffin2
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gcrowell77
4.51/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer_Doge
4.61/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Wow.

So coffee.

Such mouthfeel.

Much complex.

Wow.

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Photo of Flooz
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AuntBea
4.42/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This was my first Stout, wasn't sure how it would taste. It was a strong at first taste but, enjoyed it. I tasted my coffee than chocolate - no complaints. Anxious to try more Stouts.

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Photo of guru_gonzo
4.16/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This shattered any doubt i had in it, excellent beer. Sadly my job is out of it because i took the last few singles.

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Photo of twistjawa
4.74/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nokeefe
4.52/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Almost like a mocha milkshake, smell is only second to the taste. This is not only one of the best stouts I've ever had, but one of my top beers for sure. On top of the normal stout maltiness, this beer sets its self apart from other coffee/chocolate/oatmeal stouts. These flavors both stand out individually and mix well as part of the whole. Very little head in my case but still highly carbonated, which I enjoyed. Little to no alcohol taste. Drink it! I'll be having one for breakfast tomorrow morning.

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

Photo of Drew_S
4.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of AustinRT
4.3/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of marieli
4.83/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottle. Very dark brown to black. Nice tan head. One of the best smelling stouts I've had with very inviting coffee and chocolate. the taste is a little heavier/stronger than the aroma leads you to think, but still very good. Coffee seems to win out over the chocolate. I assume the manageable bitterness comes from roasted coffee rather than chocolate. Medium feel. Wish it was a bit creamier and a little mellower lingering on the tongue. A very good beer worthy of its high rating.

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Photo of Genx
4.73/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kdoolin
4.63/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of s2gsbbia
4.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A classic beer always hits the spot

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

Photo of shadwow13
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smroeb01
4.03/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

This beer deserves it's spot in the top 50.

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Photo of Slamdeal
4.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of Nitty703
4.23/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,688 ratings
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