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RATINGS: 3335   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


MacDouglass' rating

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MacDouglass (88) - Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Aroma: it honestly smells like a bacon and egg breakfast w/ Tobasco sauce to me, I don’t care if this beer is mostly supposed to reflect coffee/chocolate flavors, this beer truly captures the essence of my Sunday breakfasts: 2 eggs, sunny side up, smothered with Tobasco verde sauce and black pepper, 3 strips of maple smoked bacon, two whole wheat toast w/ butter and cherry jelly for soaking up the yoke, strong black coffee (no cream or sugar), and a small glass of O.J., yup, that’s what I’m reminded of when I smell this brew; Appearance: the body is standard stout, coffee brown bordering on black, but the head is exactly as described on the bottle, a frothy cinnamon color that lingers after the pour; Taste: strong hashbrown/skillet, but also the roasty coffee and dark chocolate that this brew is known for, heavy smoke also, again, just like the aroma, the taste truly captures the essence of a breakfast; Palate: decent bitter lingers, which helps remind you that you’re drinking a beer as opposed to eating a meal; Overall: I can honestly say that I loved this beer before my colleagues on RB took a liking to it too, so my rating is in no way influenced by its tremendous popularity, I’ve been raving about this stout to my family and friends, and, except for one person who is not a fan of coffee, everyone has agreed that its either one of the best stouts they’ve ever had, or its at least one of the better ones they’ve had in a while, enjoy!


4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lownote (492) - Austin, Alabama, USA - JUL 24, 2016
Absolutely delicious. Strong coffee chocolate aroma. Flavor is quite sweet but there’s a roasted bitterness that keeps it from being cloying. Thick as oil, black as night. Tiny tan lace of head.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
knasputte78 (516) - SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2016
Svart och nästan trög. Brända toner, kaffe och choklad. Väldigt balanserad och trevlig. Fyllig och djup smak, gillar detta ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robfohl1 (7) - San Jose, California, USA - JUL 18, 2016 does not count
Fine stout, it’s got the coffee, cocoa, touch of sweetness, well balanced, if you’ve never had it, try it. Will buy again. 10 bills a 4 pack at San Jose Bevmo. .

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scrumpy369 (398) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 14, 2016
Bottle in Dublin. Pitch black colour, large brown longlasting head. Nose is chocholate wih notes of pepper. Taste is medium bitterness cocoa, coffee some alcohol. Smooh mouthfeel. Nice imp stout but expected more tbh.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aarslew (36) - - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle from Mikkeller, Torvehallerne. Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma of sweet milky chocolate, roasted malts and coffee, vanilla. Taste is a nice balance between sweet and bitter. Slightly creamy and sticky mouthfeel, full-bodied and medium-low carbornation

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kbmtnguy (1) - - JUL 4, 2016 does not count
delicious coffee flavored stout. Not as complex as KBS, but still a good choice at the price

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
redders1974 (846) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2016
Bottle at home loved it vineous aromatic hints.of.warming brandy coffee chocolate.its got the lot going on

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chalumeaux (1008) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 29, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2016 Poured from bottle dated 5/2014 dark chocolate pour with a nice cocoa head. Aromas of roasted malt chocolate coffee and vanilla. Taste is nice creamy full mouth feel with balanced notes of coffee dark chocolate and vanilla. Wow excellent brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mesjasz (873) - Lodz, POLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Próbka na bottle sharingu w Chmielarni. Świetna rzecz jak na swoje parametry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
moderrnlifeiswar (26) - Maryland, USA - JUN 24, 2016
.................................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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