Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)
BA SCORE
98.1%
Liked This Beer
4.68 w/ 4,337 ratings
Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Canadian Breakfast Stout (CBS) is the epitome of why we launched the Backstage Series: to bring some of our most sought-after beers, which have been available primarily at the taproom or at a few select events, to a much larger audience.

Canadian Breakfast Stout is an Imperial Stout brewed with a blend of coffees and imported chocolates, then aged in spent bourbon barrels that have most recently been aging pure Michigan maple syrup.

Added by CRJMellor on 02-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11
Reviews:
996
Ratings:
4,337
Liked:
4,256
Avg:
4.68/5
pDev:
8.55%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4,605
Gots:
825
Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,337 |  Reviews: 996
Photo of SBPooker
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of thetravelguy01
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jword27
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Felgenlager
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of lsthwy
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Ivan52
4.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Good but, Ive been spoiled with a few other maple items that will top this. Hopefully will show up in a few years on this list.

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Photo of Jestoner
4.99/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Rristow
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tasted from draft. Pours black with a beige head. Lot of lacing. Aroma is incredible. Maple syrup, chocolate, coffee and a hint of bourbon. Taste also incredible. Moderate to heavily sweet with mild bitterness. Huge flavor of maple syrup, caramel, toffee, dark chocolate, coffee. Creamy and chewy mouthfeel. Coats the palate and lingers. Astounding beer!

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Photo of Skipjack
4.71/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bquack
4.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of frasergrove
4.43/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Alexcortez426
4.85/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jmankes
4.01/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.2/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sporeg
4.89/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

very good.

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4.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bevjen
4.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of thingsBEER
4.82/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JellybonesElmer
4.58/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Boxdiesel
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.76/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.81/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of OB1Kubota
4.32/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had two glasses of this at a tapping. Tasted pretty good at first but half way through that maple syrup was just overwhelming and covered most every other character it may have had. 100 points, naaaa I don't think so. That's just the rarity talking. I felt I could have taken a KBS or even a Breakfast Stout and poured in half a shot of real maple syrup and come pretty close to it's flavor. BC is head and shoulders better.

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Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 98.1% out of 100 with 4,337 ratings
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