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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

8,106 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,106
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,140
Gots: 2,899 | 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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C20Percent

Virginia

4.41/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

KBS bottled almost one year ago!

A: Pours an inky dark black with little to no head -- not much more to say. Very clean. Looks like a solid BA Stout. Nothing too special, though. Gonna add some points here because for a beer with minimal head the lacing wasn't half bad.

S: Smells like a bourbon bomb. Oaky. Some subtle coffee notes in the background. Some vanilla, maybe. But, for real, bourbon.

T: Taste waaaayyy better than it smells. Bourbon taste so mild. Alcohol is very mild, yet warm. The oaky vanilla is the first thing I tasted. Tobacco. Leather. Some chocolate , even. Super nice boubony-warm finish. The roasted malts and coffee flavors have really mellowed out over the past year. There's even some sweetness in here. Fantastic.

M: Smooth and creamy. Coating the mouth in what I could only describe as a stout liqueur. Still very nicely carbonated after the year. Velvety. Buttery. Think body. Very good chewiness. Great feel all around.

O: What a great tasting Stout this is. The appearance and smell give way to a wonderfully tasting brew. Gotta try it. I suppose I'd try it fresh the next round, but this beer tasted really good with some age on it too. Great brew. Did not disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2013 01:50:57 | More by C20Percent
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,106 ratings.