Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
BA SCORE
97%
Liked This Beer
4.51 w/ 16,578 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:
#87
Reviews:
3,819
Ratings:
16,578
Liked:
16,080
Avg:
4.51/5
pDev:
9.09%
Alströms:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
1,880
Gots:
6,262
Trade:
237
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,578 |  Reviews: 3,819
Photo of LoVermontBeer
4.78/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of poppollutesminds
4.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ccbaker2453
5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

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

Photo of vutoq
4.78/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of BerBen
3.89/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

half inch tan head, deeeep purple/brown nearly black.
smells very roasted, almost burnt coffee
taste is coffee up front with a metallic tone, and finishes with dark chocolate
abv is slightly apparent
mouthfeel a bit thin for my taste.

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Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.91/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.75/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drherrma
4.62/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Big fan of this beer! Aged this beer for 1 year and even taste better!! Founders never lets me down and one of my favorite beer company's around!

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Photo of JCAMPBELL
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ranjitdighe
4.28/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Better than Guinness, but I prefer Sierra Nevada Stout. Nice dark-chocolate-with-chilis taste. Consistency a bit thin.

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

Photo of Chris-1911
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

If there was a value rating option (which there should be), this beer would be top ten. Sure, a couple Lagunitas bombers will get you drunk, but a 4-pack of breakfast stout is world class.

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Photo of BrenttYork
4.71/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of masonstorm
4.26/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Breakfast for desert. Enjoyed at the end of a fine steak dinner

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Photo of RJM1978
4.92/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of thisXwar
4.88/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of HobbNobber
4.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jbogner
4.1/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Magbas
4.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Finally got one of these in a glass. I might of had expectations to high, due to hype and just my love of a good oatmeal stout. Overall, if it was available in Oregon, I'd pick it up sometime, but having had the KBS and Backwoods Bastard....I'd say this is less dynamic. I am fortunate to have a few more, so I will revise if I find that the problem is me.

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Photo of LAND_MINE
4.64/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97% out of 100 with 16,578 ratings
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