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Founders CBS Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

Founders CBS Imperial StoutFounders CBS Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,268 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2268
Reviews: 752
rAvg: 4.66
pDev: 10.09%


Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CRJMellor on 02-01-2009)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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gregy55902

Minnesota

4.93/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Founders CBS imperial stout, 10.6% abv, bomber bottled on or near 10/1/2011. Poured into a snifter.

A -Pitch black with minimal tan head, which dissipates quickly leaving a few patches of bubbles and some lacing. Looks like a great imperial stout.

S – Strong bourbon and maple presence, along with light notes of chocolate and dark fruits. Smells amazing!

T – Wow this beer is complex. Strong bourbon punch to begin with, and the maple taste follows almost immediately with a hint of burnt sugar and chocolate. Light warming sensation from the alcohol, very pleasant. The best-tasting imperial stout I have ever tried, to date.

M – Lightly carbonated, thick on the tongue. Near-perfect balance.

O – I am very impressed. This is great fresh, but it would be a good candidate for further aging. If there is a better imperial stout, I have yet to find it.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2011 08:04:52 | More by gregy55902
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Founders CBS Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,268 ratings.