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RATINGS: 3085   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Youve 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. Were 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mfhennig (40) - - JAN 26, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle. Not quite black, just a little reddish-brown head which disappears quickly. Reasonably thick on the pour. Aroma of coffee, lots of chocolate, roasted malts, oats. This is a mildly bitter beer. This is an outstanding beer, available in the winter.....try it while you can.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
PetoJoselito (1) - BRAZIL - JAN 24, 2015 does not count
One of the best at style. Anyone that found it should try it. Great body, with coffee and chocolate aroma and taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Maris (1067) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JAN 24, 2015
From a 355ml bottle on 24/1/2015. Pours close to black with a small head. Has a powerful, quite lovely aroma featuring masses of coffee, milk and dark chocolate and vanilla. Flavour wise, this takes you to coffee and chocolate heaven - sweet and roasty with exquisite smoothness and balance. Theres more vanilla, a hint of oats and a touch of spice,and while its obviously a big beer, its not in the least bit heavy. This is so easy to drink, with a sublime creamy palate and soft carbonation. Intensity and complexity are both there in spades. This is simply an extraordinary experience. I never expected to find another coffee stout which would challenge the extraordinary Peche Mortel, but I think this one might even just shade it. Easily one of if not the best beers Ive ever had the pleasure of consuming. Abso-fucking-lutely magnificent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (382) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle @De Tolly Joogipood. Pours black with brown nice head.Aroma of burnt malts, coffee, dark chocolate, over riped dark fruits. Taste the same, + oak, cocoa, medium to heavy bitter, dry, grapes. Full body. Good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
deftone84 (3) - Addison, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2015 does not count
Could drink this any time of the day! Very smooth. Love the coffee/molasses flavor. Would go great with a plate of pancakes. Or poured over ice cream. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coachd (192) - Missouri, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Aroma is high quality coffee, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, oats and sharp hops. Pitch black with a dark tan head. Taste is everything from the aroma with a slight booze burn at the end. Bitter, but in a strong iced coffee sort of way instead of hop bitterness. Definitely a coffee stout; the addition of oats do not make it overly sweet like some oatmeal stouts. The palate is smooth and oily with a great aftertaste. Overall very well done. Founders has upped the ante on coffee stouts. Other than Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel, its the best coffee stout Ive ever had.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer0clock (142) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2015
What I Think about this varies but today I think its pretty good as im drinking american ales. Jet Black, very small cream head, very little lacing, smooth, no noticeable carbonation. My husband loves it. A pretty tasty oatmeal coffee double chocolate stout that is not boozy but is only 8.3%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mmahut (1260) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours in black oily body with pretty low tan head. Aroma has a strong coffee character, roasty, malty, chocolate, very gentle on the nose. Taste has harmonic chocolate flavor, long astringent coffee bitterness in the after taste. Oatmeal texture, oily. Body is full, heavy, medium to high carbonation. Amazing stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
estover (65) - Valencia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Dark and deep. Very little head. Nice cocoa notes with a grassy long lasting finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jc1762 (123) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 27, 2015
Poured into a teku glass like thick dark coffee with a little bit of coffee colored foam. The nose has a very distinct and abundant red bean/adzuki sweetness followed by the dark aromas of espresso and smoke with some hints of charred wood. The palate is medium to highly carbonated whilst smooth, thick bodied, and slightly foamy. The flavors are a lot of dark chocolate and coffee with hints of the red bean/adzuki sweetness. The finish shows a very soft dark chocolate bitterness. The alcohol is slightly apparent if drunk too cold and fast so let it warm up.

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