Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

BA SCORE
99
world-class
16,478 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:
16,478
Reviews:
3,804
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,847
Gots:
6,205
For Trade:
236
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,478 |  Reviews: 3,804
Photo of philday
4.89/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PhamilyJewels
4.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jonesy1981
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DetroitFrog
4.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ChrisWalsh357
4.28/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stevied2303
4.99/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JoeConticelli
4.41/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of spursfaninla
4.35/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was good. Not my favorite founders (Kentucky aged stout is better), but solid. Founders is my favorite brewing company, and this meet my expectation for a tasty stout.

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Photo of HarryPotHead
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chris0772
4.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dirtyharry2489
4.72/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of deeman13
3.95/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CM_Drunk
4.95/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of pcshotsauce33
4.48/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

An outstanding Breakfast Stout. A great blend of roasted flavor, coffee, and dark chocolate. Simply, one of the best Breakfast style Stouts I've ever had.

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Photo of jason_nwx
3.88/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BurghFan16
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Narkee
3.89/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chicagobeerguy
4.39/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L: A dark black beer, decent lacing

S: Rich chocolate notes, hint of coffee, doughy, smell strengthens as it warms

T: A fantastic deep full chocolate flavor, sweet but nothing overpowering, the slightest hint of coffee upfront

F: This is very close to perfection for feel, it's smooth and has a great body. The feel of this beer helps the taste in my opinion with how smooth it is.

O: A great beer that is perfect for a night cap. So smooth and full bodied. A beer that comes highly recommended.

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Photo of BJB13
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 9/29/16 printed on label.
12 oz. bottle poured into shifter.

Poured thick and dark like black gold, with 2 fingers of lasting, reddish brown, cinnamon colored bubbly head that is quick to build with a swirl of the snifter. Smells and tastes of coffee and chocolate with slight notes of roast and a hint of booze. Moderately bittersweet and well balanced. Finishes clean with semi-sweet chocolate flavor. Mouth feel is full bodied, smooth and creamy with low carbonation. This one lives up to the hype and is great for breakfast! Pairs well with breakfast sandwiches and chocolate covered raised or cake donuts.

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Photo of Wadetrain9
4.49/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nick_perry
4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours black with a thick, lingering red-brown head. Aromas of chocolate and coffee. Not as much of a flavor of coffee, but still notes of chocolate, as well as oats. A bit dry, very smooth and full-bodied. Great stout.

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Photo of Kbrady10
4.83/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of whiskey_slurpee
4.13/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,478 ratings.
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