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RATINGS: 3003   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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You’ve got to love coffee to truly appreciate this phenomenal brew. Brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and sweetened imported chocolates, Sumatra and Kona coffee. We’re actually not sure if this is some type of coffee cake or a beer. Either way you can drink this ale with a fork. Breakfast Stout has an intense fresh roasted coffee nose toped with a cinnamon colored frothy head that seems to never fade and makes you wish breakfast could last forever.


trujahwarrior's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - OCT 26, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2012 Review number 100! 2011 vintage recieved in a trade, thanks beergodd1. Pours a dark brown/coffee color with a medium tan head that leaves spotty soapy lacing. Smells of coffee, dark chocolate and roasted malt. Tastes of really strong coffee with hints of dark chocolate, vanilla and oats. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy with great carbonation with a semi dry finish. I can see why this beer is one of the most sought after and highly rated. It lives up to its name. It?s like having breakfast in a bottle. I have a couple more bottles of it that I?m going to age longer.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fashawn (192) - Montesarchio, ITALY - DEC 27, 2014
Birra buona ma non quanto credevo. Naso poco pronunciato e poco complesso, con note liquorose e di liquirizia, orzo tostato e sul finire caffè. In bocca h un corpo medio ed una consistenza tra il cremoso e lo scarno, il che la rende intrigante perché la beva è facile e molto buona. Però, pochi sussulti : malti tostati, un tocco vinoso e tanto caffè misto a cacao, con un po’ di frutta disidratata a scompigliare le carte buona. Carbonatazione medio scarsa, niente di eccezionale ma una buonissima birra.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
artyom (538) - Osijek, CROATIA - DEC 27, 2014
0.355l bottle. Black color with brown head and nice lacing. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, caramel, roasted barley and candy sugar. Taste is sweet with roasted barley notes. Full body. Overall it’s great and tasty beer with excellent aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
steve1966 (121) - Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2014
2013 version aged a year. Coffee still there. Smell dark roast and coffee pour oil black no head. Taste coffee expresso not much chocolate. Dry quick finish. You can really taste the alcohol in this. Finish is where the chocolate comes in bakers chocolate. Gets smooth as it warms.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
skaltwasser (1) - - DEC 24, 2014 does not count
I normally like beer cold but as this one warms up the oatmeal flavor comes out, the coffee gives it a good finish

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jdshep (4) - Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2014 does not count
I really enjoyed this beer. I have had it before, and I will have it again. Absolute great nose and initial taste. This was also my 1st attempt at a review: http://wp.me/p5urG4-eG.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chainlightning (1) - Indiana, USA - DEC 21, 2014 does not count
This was the first Founder’s beer I ever had, close to 10yrs ago. A desert beer that isn’t so sweet that you only want one. Great roasty malt with just the right amount of chocolate and coffee. In fact it’s a good light dinner beer as much as it is a desert beer. I can’t remember if I’ve had one for Breakfast. Probably.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jndell15 (10) - Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Sure, I’d drink this for breakfast. I’ve definitely had it before noon on occasion. Don’t judge me.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
zapabeer (17) - BRAZIL - DEC 20, 2014
i love it! a very good stout! excellent aroma, color, taste, everything!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mears (22) - - DEC 20, 2014
Coffee flavor is to over powering for me. Still awesome I just wish it was just a hint of coffee.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
yourilevesque (37) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
This beer is beyond description! It is really close to perfection. The liquid is pitch black with a tiny brown lacy head. Taste is stunning with coffee, a little bit of sweet but just the perfect pinch of sugar you would put in your morning coffee. This one is absolutely on my personnal imperial stouts top 3 list this year! Stunning beer!


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