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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

8,132 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,132
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,146
Gots: 2,911 | FT: 210
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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BrewUSA

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Founders KBS is an American Imperial Stout aged in oak bourbon barrels in a cave under Grand Rapids for over a year~ With a heaping 11.2% ABV, she pours about jet black, with a thin and light look~ Aroma is Chocolate, Coffee, Smoke, Milky, Espresso, Bourbon, Vanilla and Oak~ Feel is rather light to medium considering what's in this beast, smooth as aged glass from the pacific, almost unlike any texture I have ever had, just cascades and almost seems to 'Disappear' as it gets swallowed, tingles a bit and it satisfying, mild burn~ Taste is... Oh here we go, Just like heaven~ All the for mentioned stuff in 'Aroma' Chocolate, Coffee, Smokey, Milk, Espresso, Bourbon, Vanilla and Oak~ Also, over tones of Brown Sugar, Cinnamon, Raisin, Dark Fruit and Mocha~ This Stout lives up to its name, overall very rich, complex and smooth... Many flavors can be picked up, however its the strong... Coco, Oak, Vanilla and Mocha paired with just probably the smoothest creamiest cascading texture I have ever felt that make this a superior brew that easily lives up to the hype, factor in a HUGE 11.2 ABV that only leaves a faint burn at best and you have what I believe may be the (or at least top 3) of the universes greatest beers, A new reigning champ in my book~ Overall: 98


Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 22:08:27 | More by BrewUSA
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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