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:
4,607
Gots:
825
Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,337 |  Reviews: 996
Photo of brianmandell
4.39/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

8 oz draft from the latest batch.

Thick and dark with a lasting brown head. Smells of sweet chocolate and coffee. This beer drinks like a chocolate milkshake. The maple is forward and sweet. Chocolate fudge brownie, coffee and light bourbon flavors follow. The mouthfeel is thick and creamy. This is an ideal dessert beer. It is sweet and decadent. Alcohol, what alcohol? Despite some bourbon flavor there is nearly no heat. Overall it's a little too sweet but I'm very happy to have tried this.

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Photo of Timotheus1
4.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

Photo of Daniel608
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of Phoodcritic
4.72/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

On tap. Truly fantastic, and much tastier than KBS. Not quite as flavorful, nor as complex, nor as smooth as Founders' best product ever, Curmudgeon's Better Half, which had more of the maple present. I compare them because the beers have similar aging, in the bourbon/maple syrup barrels.

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

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

Photo of MWolverines66
4.51/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kimjongill
4.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DrunkAl
3.78/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

9/7/13
Bottle, black pour almost flat. Aroma is weird, stale air, like a dense wet cave. Taste is completly different, lots of coffee. Cant find the bourbon or maple.

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Photo of Chingringo
4.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Jimmeekrek
5/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of moneynoobject
4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Phil_H
5/5  rDev +6.8%

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5/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of thebigredone
4/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of bruedabaker
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of loganburgh
4.65/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Moses_Malone
5/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev -14.5%

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1/5  rDev -78.6%

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3/5  rDev -35.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of thereal_adam
4.38/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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