Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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99
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16,508 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:
16,508
Reviews:
3,808
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,855
Gots:
6,222
For Trade:
236
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,508 |  Reviews: 3,808
Photo of MattGaskin
4.59/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jprince103
3.8/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not overly impressed. Wanted less booze and more chocolate and coffee notes to come through.

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Photo of docdeens
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

As good as stout gets, in my opinion...well balanced for so many elements

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Photo of SgtAmerica
4.96/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

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

Photo of kcwigle
4.15/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stout_finch
4.76/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Curt3
4.93/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jleavitt08
4.29/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kontraband
4.14/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sasquatch53
4.23/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OpenStoutLover
3.92/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Tasty little rascal here. I scored it what I scored it. I did what I did!
My overall question is, what kind of number score do I give for "Feel"?! Do I rate this on how I feel the next day after drinking a shit ton ? How does it feel in my mouth because all stouts feel the same. Please. Help.

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Photo of DavidR_9
4.84/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very complex and full bodied. Brilliant balance of the common imperial stout/ coffee flavors. Also, great flavor from the cooler serving temperature through to the gradually room temp. warming.

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

Photo of jasadewi
4.34/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Black with a dark brown and creamy head.
S: Strong coffeeish aroma.
T: Strong balance of chocolate notes, sweetness, and a light coffee bitterness. Aftertase of chocolate as well.
M: Creamy and sticky, but not as thick as I expected.
O: I'm a not a stout person, but this is certainly the best one I've ever had.

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Photo of Greenstone
3.93/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of siege06nd
4.84/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
3.75/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrewh995
4.57/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L: Pitch black with a beautiful dark tan head
S: Sweetened coffee and chocolate
T: Plenty of coffee with dark and milk chocolate
F: Insanely smooth with a good heavy body
O: Another great Founder's brew, and one of my favorites at that

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Photo of alawhorne
4.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Straightforward breakfast stout without a lot of bitterness. Really great flavor.

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Photo of Nicolaiw
4.12/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours pitch black with a small tan mocha head.
Aroma has cold brewed coffee, cocoa, caramel, little vanilla.
Taste is lots of coffee, caramel, dusty cocoa,

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

Photo of brunsojw
4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This to me is the classic example of the style. So good.

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Photo of Monted9
4.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite stouts! A close second to Left Hand Nitro. Wish it was available all year,although, I can get it in Florida six +months of the year.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,508 ratings.
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