CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) - Nitro
Founders Brewing Company

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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
ABV:
11.3%
Score:
93
Avg:
4.56 | pDev: 7.24%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
24
From:
Founders Brewing Company
 
Michigan, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  3
Gots
  2
SCORE
93
Outstanding
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 24 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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Kiserian from Virginia

4.9/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This was on tap at The Draftsman in Charlottesville. Absolutely amazing mouth feel and a great chocolate milk flavor. No bitterness in this stout. This is the best beer I've ever had.

Mar 10, 2020
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FakeDoctor96 from New Jersey

5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

CBS nitro is legitimately the best beer I have ever had. A significant improvement to the original CBS. Smell seems to be slightly diminished compared to CBS straight from the bottle. Tastes just as perfect as any other CBS but with a thick and delicious mouthfeel. Cannot possibly ask for a better stout. This is the creme de la creme of stouts in my opinion. Balanced in every aspect. Would give a kidney to have this bottled.

Feb 09, 2020
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smcolw from Massachusetts

4.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Near black in color with no light penetrating the glass. Thick, dense beige head which never fully recedes. The lace is a combination of slippery blankets and permanent spots.

Rich dark chocolate aroma. Nearly no chalkiness nor coffee, just the powerful smell of sweet cocoa.

Very smooth beer -- rich, almost oily, with a low, low level of carbonation. The strong alcohol is completely hidden by the deep semisweet chocolate flavor. The finish is sweeter and the aftertaste is brief. But the intensity of the beer lingers a long time in the mind. In short, this is a very special beer.

Dec 31, 2019
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joe16siny from New York

4.44/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Chickie's & Pete's AC. Nitro makes a bigger and longer lasting head and added a creamer mouthfeel. If you like regular CBS you'll like the nitro version even more. For me this years CBS is a bit too sweet.

Dec 17, 2019
CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) - Nitro from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 24 ratings