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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:
#89
Reviews:
3,861
Ratings:
16,769
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
1,888
Gots:
6,400
Trade:
236
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,769 |  Reviews: 3,861
Photo of win007
4.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Had this along with the Goose Island Bourbon County - much better value, and while not as thick as the Goose Island 2017, I actually preferred it. Just a phenomenal beer.

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

Smooth beer with a great taste. Not too harsh with a perfect milky finish. A must try!

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Photo of Angelo321
5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Pours a black color. 2/3 inch head of a tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of strong sweet malt, roasted malt, chocolate, hint of piney hops, hint of spicy hops, alcohol, and yeast. Fits the style of an American Double / Imperial Stout. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. There is also a fine thickness. Tastes of strong sweet malt, roasted malt, chocolate, hint of piney hops, hint of spicy hops, alcohol, and yeast. Overall, good appearance, aroma, feel, blend, body, and complexity.

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Photo of abjones22
4.44/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bajdog
3.65/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hall22
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jurcab788
4.48/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Pours a pitch black with a thin cinnamon head. Wonderful, deep aroma of chocolate and coffee. Just the right notes of coffee in the taste. Think but not overbearing mouthfeel. Overall, terrific beer.

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Photo of mpmsu2003
4.32/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cush6
4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of AndrewCataldo23
4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheBeardedMeemo
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Alexrdvz
3.64/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CowboyFromHell666
5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

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

Photo of Bartpatton
4.58/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of neliam24
4.24/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stubbzz04
4.71/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I’ll start by saying I loved this beer!

L: dark cocoa with a cinnamon head.
S: chocolate and coffee all the way
T: hard to use anything other than chocolate and coffee to describe the taste. Doesn’t really have any nuts but perhaps a hint of oats
F: leaves a thick coating around the tongue with a lingering coffee taste

New to reviews so don’t rip me apart, but I’ve been looking forward to trying this staple from Founder’s and it does not disappoint! Happily drinking it on Thanksgiving as well, so all around, a great beer drinking experience!

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Photo of BlueSpader
4.13/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mjgpy3
5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

My favorite

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Photo of RJQ3
3.78/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 16,769 ratings
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