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RATINGS: 3153   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAR 9, 2009
12oz bottle courtesy of styles. Good chocolate and oatmeal aromas. Black body with tan head. Had a good creamy chcoclate flavor with some oatmeal in the mix. Smooth enjoyable stout on the palate. Thanks Chris.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (6888) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2009
Bottle. Almost black in colour, with a tight tan head. Massive black coffee aroma with a touch of bitter chocolate in the background. Flavour was also dominated by espresso coffee, with some charred malts, more chocolate and and a bitter, warming finish. A great stout for those who enjoy coffee.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tweety (377) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2009
Inky black, beautiful pour. So much coffee on the nose and on the finish, that just lingers forever. I have a lot of this socked away and will have to continue revisiting it to see how it ages.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2009
I’ve been waiting to drink this for a few months now... we finally popped the caps at the February 27, 2009 club meeting. Has a solid black color with a light brown head, aroma of coffee and syrup. I see why they call this a breakfast stout. Light mouthfeel, but full on the palate. Reminds me of something... anyway, excellent beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jblauvs (1356) - Chester, Vermont, USA - MAR 6, 2009
black pour, nice, cool, intense coffee aromas, bit of oats, baking chocolate. Roastification to the maximum. I love how intense the coffee is without being overbearing. very special. very drinkable

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 6, 2009
Looks like someone squeezed a squid into my glass. Thanks James. Aroma is oatmeal, phenomenal roast aspect, and 100% cocoa chocolate. Flavor is overrun by roasty malted barley. Coffee follows in at a close second and offers complete domination of flavors. Balance, however, is expert and mediated nicely. Palate is thick, rich and oily. Big ups to Founders.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftycarl21 (2295) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 6, 2009
pours a pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is heavy with oats, coffee, bitter chocolate, and cream- very nice. Flavor is uber-roasty, lots of creaminess, coffee, and definitely the oats as well. Really great coffee stout, superb palate shifts from the bitter qualities to the smooth, sweet creamy finish. Excellent impy.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CheersMate (1315) - Fremont (Seattle), Washington, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Very dark black in color with a thin chocolate head. Great looking viscous black beer. Lovely aroma; at first the aroma is a bit woody, and then you get that sweet chocolate coffee aroma. It is not hard to smell very pungent beer. Nice thick sweet chocolate taste with a strong coffee after taste. This is comparable to Terrapin Wake & Bake with a bit less of the dominating coffee taste. Best part is the thick chocolate taste followed by the coffee with the bitter finish. Love this beer. Has a complex aroma and flavor. Great beer with great flavors. Can’t wait to try the Kentucky Breakfast. Strong stout. One of the best.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
basewars (169) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 3, 2009
Pours deep black with plenty of brown head that slowly dissipates. This beer is almost all coffee. Both the aroma and the flavor are full of roasty coffee notes. Besides the coffee is nice chocolatey sweetness with some oatmeal. Full bodied. Hides the alcohol quite well. Nicely done.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mdgutows (42) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 2, 2009
Very very dark/black opaque brown. with about an 3/4 inch of brown head. Strong coffee aromas with rich roasted malts and chocolate also coming through nicely. A strong coffee flavor joined by chocolate, caramel, roasted malts, oatmeal. Flavor is slightly bitter overall. Smooth and creamy texture, light carbonation, and a slightly dry finish. This beer is all about the coffee. A wonderful breakfast stout. I really want some more.


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