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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,118 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,118
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,143
Gots: 2,904 | FT: 209
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This stout is brewed with a hint of coffee and vanilla then aged in oak bourbon barrels for over a year.

Note, this is NOT simply barrel-aged Breakfast Stout. It is an entirely different beer.

Now labeled as "KBS."

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-13-2004)
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BigPlay1824

New York

4.85/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Enjoyed in a snifter

A: pours a deep brown verging on what I would call a muted black, pours with a very thin layer of head that is made up of extremely tiny deep mocha brown bubbles and dissipates rapidly, leaves an extremely small amount of spotty lacing on the glass
S: to begin with I sense a mixture of deep dark chocolate and slight coffee roastiness, a sweetness comes in very briefly but is then backed out by the nice whiskey barely notes of wood and a tinge of alcohol, the malt sweetness rounds out at the end
T: so incredibly multilayered in flavor it is very hard to pin point each individual flavor as they move so rapidly, begins with a beautiful coccoa note then moves over to coffee beans (freshly ground), a bite hits in the middle which has a distinct whiskey barrel note, that flavor is then backed up by more of the soaked woody notes and finished with a very nice bitter and sweet note which lingers distinctively
M: hits th tongue right off the bat with a bite of carbonation, becomes thick and silky through the sip and then has a very gentle (almost imperceptible) warmth, finishes with a very obvious dryness
O: pretty much everything I had been expecting, a phenomenally deep and well balanced beer from the geniuses at founders

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 00:34:22 | More by BigPlay1824
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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