Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
4,323
Reviews:
995
Avg:
4.63
pDev:
8.86%
 
 
Wants:
4,569
Gots:
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5/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

8th anniversary celebration at Burnhearts! 11oz snifter for $7.

Appearance: Pours a dark beautiful stout with a mocha head that disappears immediately.

Smell: Coffee, chocolate, maple syrup, and a little bit of the bourbon. If this tastes like it smells... I'm gonna be in heaven.

Taste: Oh. My. Goodness. This is AMAZING. Tastes EXACTLY like it smells. I am so loving this!

Mouthfeel: slightly sticky, pretty clean overall.

Overall: This is so awesome.

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5/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The first time I had this - at Founders, during Cellar Raid 2015, on the night Brew Dogs was filming - it was a 5.0; I then had it a month or so later at Warren's Ale House in Wheaton, IL - and it was a 4.0 (maybe it was tap lines, maybe it was age, maybe it was lack of ambiance... who knows?) so we'll go with 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
4.63 out of 5 based on 4,323 ratings.
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