Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout | Maumee Bay Brewing Company

Total Eclipse Breakfast StoutTotal Eclipse Breakfast Stout
BA SCORE
4.22/5
392 Ratings
Total Eclipse Breakfast StoutTotal Eclipse Breakfast Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
oh-maumeebaybrewingco.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company’s Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout is a hearty meal in a glass. As it pours, it devours the light and your glass is filled with darkness. This massive beer brewed with espresso beans (from Flying Rhino in Toledo, OH), oatmeal, and lactose offers a rich and complex taste that begs to be savored. With a smooth carbonation and luscious roasted malt flavor, you will fade to black as you slowly sip this finely crafted brew. We recommend serving at 45-50 degrees in your favorite snifter. It’s nothing but total bliss from Maumee Bay Brewing Co.

Added by buschbeer on 04-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,217
Reviews:
69
Ratings:
392
pDev:
9.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
60
Gots:
60
Trade:
7
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 392 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of Chackman151
4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OhioLimoncello
4.26/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.85/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of akopczyk
4.62/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of strohme2
3.57/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Decent pour, hoping for more of a fluffy, longer lasting head. Sweet milk chocolate, rich coffee on the nose. Something tastes not quite right for a coffee stout. Bitter, fruity berries finish the taste. It's not exactly off putting but not my favorite profile from the coffee. Good mouthfeel, silky. Glad I just bought one bottle.

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Photo of Muss42
4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of porterman115
4.95/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Photo of CBrodbeck
4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregf51
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of target88
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Docrock
3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.17/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HumanParaquat
3.59/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is okay, but anyone claiming it is as good or better than Founders Breakfast Stout is out of their damn mind. Aroma is decent...kinda like an espresso & cream, but it's a bit overcarbed with a metallic, slightly sour berry-like finish that detracts from the coffee and chocolate notes. I also wish there were more agressive roast flavors and the sweetness was toned down a bit. I recommend having this on the cold side rather than cellar temp. Again, this is no Founders Breakfast Stout, but more like a poor man's Moloko.

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Photo of petrusek23
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Winston3737
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fredmugs
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chewy6935
4.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ericat78
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oldn00b
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really nice and balanced breakfast stout. Pours jet black, nice head that fades a bit quickly but spot on color, carb, and lacing. Lactose and coffee definitely dominate the nose but the flavor here is really well balanced. Really nice breakfast stout I think I prefer to Founders which I generally feel is a bit too heavy on the coffee.

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Photo of do_ob
3.96/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle into a Boulevard Tank 7 tulip. Pours a dark brown and settles black in th glass. About 1 finger of fizzy, khaki-colored foam initially, which bubbled down to a lacing after a minute or two. No head whatsoever after 5 minutes. Lots of carbonation bubbles clinging to the bottom and sides of the glass. Big nose on this guy - I could smell it as I was pouring. Strong notes of milk chocolate, lactose, and coffee with hints of caramel and vanilla. On the taste, bittersweet baker's chocolate, bold coffee, bitter oats, and a touch of lactose and vanilla on the back end. On the sweeter side, and very tasty. I am getting a bit of a metallic taste on the finish, but I may be drinking it a little too warm so I'll let that slide. In terms of feel, it's good albeit a tad thin & oily. Definitely thick enough the carry the flavor and alcohol. Overall, not bad at all but not my favorite.

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Photo of Brown120
3.84/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chef74
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

look...jet black, miniscule head that quickly dissipated. Smell...cocoa puffs with coffee. Taste...cocoa puffs with coffee. Feel...creamy and delightful. Overall... Delicious if you like cocoa puffs and coffee....And I do!

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Photo of JNForsyth
4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Total Eclipse Breakfast Stout from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 392 ratings
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