Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Could drink this stuff all day long. So balanced and delicious. Only thing keeping it from perfection is it's just a tad too sweet.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

1 PINT 9.4 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a snifter

L - It is black and beautiful. It pours like motor oil. It is topped off with an inch of mocha head.

S - I smell cocoa, milk chocolate, and faint coffee and maple.

T - It starts out with cocoa flavors. Then enters the milk and dark chocolate. It finishes with a slight coffee bitterness.

M - Sticky, smooth, and full.

O - This is a great beer. Why did Founders retire it? It is a great beer to celebrate my 40th birthday.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +8%

Bottle from 2011. Smooth and sweet. Much more so than KBS.

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Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
4.63 out of 5 based on 4,325 ratings.
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