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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

8,004 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,004
Reviews: 2,495
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,115
Gots: 2,864 | FT: 208
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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Homerbag

Wisconsin

4.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Black as old motor oil with a dark mocha head that disappears as fast as it is poured.

Smell is a heavy hit of bourbon, coffee, and bittersweat chocolate. Each of these alone would be overpowering on thier own, but balanced with each other they blend in some super group harmony like none other.

Taste is just plain intense. The very definintion of Imperial. Bourbon, coffee, chocolate, and dark roasted malt bring a flavor that I can only sip. Very powerful, but very good. Alcohol is there, but it is not a factor in the drinkablity. The flavors are just so strong that you would be a fool to take more than a tounge coating. Thick and viscois, but not sticky. The flavors just soak in on the palate.

This is a one and done treat. I am glad his does not come in a bomber because it be to hard to drink in one sitting. Excellent beer that brings a world class flavor. I'm not going to say this is my favorite beer, but it is a pleasure to drink.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2008 07:25:11 | More by Homerbag
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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