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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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8,145 Ratings
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Ratings: 8,145
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,147
Gots: 2,916 | FT: 211
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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EvilKeith

Alabama

4.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout poured into the glass viscous and nearly black in color. The head began as a half finger of reddish brown foam that fell to a thick collar and a wispy cap. The lacing was somewhat spotty, but was still clingy.
The smell was sweet roasted malts, strong coffee, ripe dark fruits, molasses, rum, and spicy alcohol.
The taste was initially espresso, a strong roasted character with moderate bitterness that got lost in the overt peppery and warming alcohol. There were flashes of sweetness throughout balanced against hop bitterness and a moderate dryness in the finish.
The body was thick and heavy, the carbonation was fairly light.

Wow! This is one fine American Double Stout! A couple of these for breakfast would certainly precipitate an early nap, with no complaints from me!

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2006 17:54:21 | More by EvilKeith
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,145 ratings.