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RATINGS: 2998   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
That1Guy (1964) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2009 Crushed with Jakebra. A slow sipper to be sure. Kicks ass in just about every way. Had a argument with Honkeybra about whether or not it was top 50. I was wrong. Lotsa coffee flavor, with lotsa beer. Aw yeah. Re-rate. Was a little too drunk and tired to rate this one properly before, and she’s aged about 5 months since. Crushed with Jakebra. Rush of chocolate and coffee on the nose. Awesome. Flavor is more coffee with a big rush of bittering hops in the finish. A little thin-bodied. Not sure if it’s as good as Founder’s Imperial Stout, but even so, great brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2008
I was so excited when I found this in the store today. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Nice aroma of coffee, chocolate, malt, and some oak. Seriously, when you drink it it seems like strong coffee. Amazing coffee flavor. You taste more chocolate as you get towards the end of the beer and it warms. Very good beer, so glad to finally try it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BigMilly8 (389) - Wesley Chapel, Florida, USA - SEP 27, 2008
From bottle : Pours very dark and very thick. Has a thin dark brown head that forms. Lots of coffee in the aroma, with some alcohol, and lots of roasted notes. Taste is much the same but it has some chocolate notes that arent in the smell. Very rich and yummy. Aftertaste is roasty. Palate is creamy and nice. A really enjoyable beer without a doubt.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerBunker (725) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2008
12 oz bottle. Pours black with a dark brown head. Aroma is coffee, lots and lots of strong coffee. There is also strong hints of chocolate, malts, and tobacco. Taste is immediately coffee, lots of coffee flavors. After the coffee taste subsides, you get the delicious flavors of chocolate, and roasted malts. Alcohol is not detected at all. Very creamy mouthfeel make it very easy to drink. Stellar.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
satan165 (1020) - River Grove, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2008 lots of strong stouts taste like coffee and chocolate. but drinking this is like enjoying the fictional candies from willy wonka’s chocolate factory, where very real flavors are executed from a pill (or in this case, a beer). this doesnt taste like coffee, it seems i was in fact DRINKING coffee. and i wasnt enjoying a flavor nuance related to cocoa nibs, i was EATING chocolate. the realism of these flavors was mindblowing. easy to see why this is #1.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
NaturalIce (148) - originally from Michigan, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2008
12 oz. bottle poured into glass; Pours out thick black chocolate with a dark french vanilla head. Aroma is of freshly ground chocolate coffee beans. This beer tastes exactly like chocolate-coffee oatmeal. This is one of my favorite beers so far. Highly recommended for coffee and stout drinkers alike!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2008
Bottle. RIch, thick black syrup with a tiny tan head that never shrinks. Rich coffee and chocolate nose. TONS of coffee flavors, like a nice fresh ground roasta with a creamy mouthfeel. It sticks around in the mouth for awhile with bitterness and sweet flavors. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyReynolds (916) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - SEP 23, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2008 Pours a thick dark black with little head, very nice lacing though. The aroma is strong with coffee. Notes of chocolate stand out. The taste is strong, almost over powering coffee with a slight after taste of chocolate. This beer was not as imprreessive as I had hoped, but still pretty good. Just not for me. Thanks, 1_2many!

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Unique69crazy (120) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 23, 2008
EXCELLENT! Fantastic scent when you open the bottle, wonderful from top to bottom. Coffee and chocolate notes fill the air as you take down the first sniff and a explosion of sweet and bitterness engulf your mouth as you enjoy this well-engineered brew. Great times had by all.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 23, 2008
UPDATED: APR 14, 2009 Bottle, shared w/ danielcurtis81. Wow, excellent. Great coffee flavor, better than starbucks. Perfect amount of chocolate mixed in. Thouroughly enjoyed. Aging another bottle as we speak.


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