Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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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:
16,551
Reviews:
3,815
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,872
Gots:
6,241
For Trade:
237
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,551 |  Reviews: 3,815
Photo of rdoggg
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of churchillps
4.57/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lager_stout_87
4.35/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Best breakfast stout I have drank so far. It's like hot oatmeal and pancakes and coffee in the morning. Taste is just a little to bitter to me and price for 4 is like 10 bucks lil high. But I love it not to pass it up

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Photo of cannabispinoy
4.42/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rack0flamb
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bobbypaulson
4.11/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JZEN7
4.07/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Lovely thickness and feel. Well balanced with notes of coffee. Nothing mind blowing but solid all around stout this one.

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Photo of elkabong
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BvilleBrewGuy
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Normie
4.94/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MTLDOG
4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Deep wonderful black color with light brown head. About 1 finger, goes away fast and has no lacing. Smells fantastic. Chocolate, mostly dark chocolate or cocoa nibs. Some molasses and like a sweet tobacco with heavy coffee. Tastes like chocolate and strong coffee with a sweetness like molasses just like the smell. What isn't evident in the smell is the good bitterness that gets through and some hops. Well balanced, medium mouthfeel fairly creamy. Very solid overall stout. Good product. Nice artwork on the label, pours nice, deep black look, great smell and great taste.

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Photo of swanfungus
4.31/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

I could live on this beer.

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Photo of ruzzal
4.8/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dutesanch
4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very tasty, heavy coffee flavor with mild dark chocolate that starts off malty and sweet and due to heavy coffee has a slightly acidic finish. At 8.3% alcohol is well hidden by flavors. Not the best but one of the better coffee stouts around for sure.

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Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
4.79/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

This is one amazing beer!

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Photo of Jasonboerner
4.94/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Absolutely loved this. Will have more!!!

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

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

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

Photo of ajm5108
4.78/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Very heavy, creamy mouthfeel...the coffee is complimentary but not overwhelming...it is extremely well balanced with the bitter chocolate and roasted malted, with a faint cream note...not an envelope pusher but probably one of the most elegant & exemplary stouts out there

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Photo of RayReed522
4.09/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tlema1
4.19/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Docwade87
4.12/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Outstanding smooth taste. One of the best stouts out there!

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,551 ratings.
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