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Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)

 
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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.31/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale Brewed with Chocolate and Coffee, aged in Maple Syrup-Bourbon Barrels.

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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
gregwilsonstl (2201) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 5, 2016
8 oz pour. Holy wow! Dark black. Maple heaven...and i love maple. Sticky. Coffee. Pretty perfect. Start making more!! Best thing to come out of canada since John Candy. Not boozy, just totally drinkable. Im going to put maple in my coffee tomorrow. This totally lives up to hype. I find heaven and i can only have one because i need to drive home. ...reminds me of twilight zone episode where all guy wants to do is read and he steps on his glasses. .

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
svandyke (189) - USA - JAN 28, 2016
8oz pour- great lacing smell is of the maple at the end of the great Java and malty goodness. Same with the taste except less maple in the taste. Theres a reason this is so sought after.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
popway (173) - California, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Super fortunate to get this on tap SFBeerWeek Thought this was extinct. What a beautiful creation. Aroma of light cinnamon, maple syrup, Black with light brown ring Mouthfeel is full-bodied, the alcohol is present and well masked with the blend of chocolate, maple syrup, and coffee Id like to thank the academy ...

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zymurgeist2 (1921) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 27, 2016
Draught at Harrys Hofbrau. Rich, rich, rich aroma and flavor. Smooth complexity of booze and subtle chocolate.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
onceblind (7901) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Aged 5 years. Black pour with a thin light tan head. Big aromas of maple, oak barrel, char, tobacco, coffee. Amazing flavor wth chocolate, maple, oaked bourbon, coffee, more maple and barrel, some bourbon, more chocolate, a wee touch of licorice, and a little touch of tobacco. Amazing as heck.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
spycow (21) - Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Canadian breakfast stout is another excellent example of how maple, coffee and bourbon barrel mixed together contributes to a fabulous barrel aged example. The notes of maple are strong but not over powering and the hint of chocolate, coffee and tobacco round out the balance. Hits your palate not too hot and not over powering as the 10.6% is well hidden. Another example of great bourbon based stouts. A must try, Cheers!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Birrraio (27) - ITALY - DEC 24, 2015
Having wanted this beer since I got into craft beer I was hyped to finally be able to try it. It is a good beer but I guess the hype and anticipation outweighed how good the beer is. Im glad I got to try it but wouldnt give up my cellar for a bottle.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (4134) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2015
Bottle @ Deans Bomb Shelter Tasting, thnx to the crew for sharing! Pours a pitch black beer with a thin tanned head on top. Aroma of soy sauces, molasses, slight chocolate and some faint ground coffee in the back. Flavor is sweet, big influence of the syrup in there, Has a faint herbal note in the very back. Soft carbonation, long bittersweet aftertaste. Nice, but Ive expected way more to be honest.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zer0 (1207) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle shared at Kermis b-day bottleshare, thanks to Jeroen. First batch. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma is minty, chocolate, coffee, mocha, caramel. Taste is rather sweet. Full bodied with mild carbonation. Great, but the mint was a bit weird.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deanso (9528) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle sampled at Kermiss birthday tasting. Thin ring tan head. Clear black pour. Minty coffee and chocolate aftertaste. Lovely


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