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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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100
world-class

8,117 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 8,117
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,143
Gots: 2,902 | 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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JLeege

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4.85/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2011 Vintage - Poured into a snifter

Appearance- Pours jet black, no light enters the glass. Just a black hole. A small tan head bubbles up, sits for a minute then retreats back down. Great legs, a wisp of lace here and there.

Smell- Chocolate hits the nose first, behind that is some coffee, and strong bourbon notes.

Taste- Chewy chocolate and vanilla on the palate first. Followed up by caramel, molasses, a little oak and smoke, and a faint hint of dark fruits. Bitter coffee roast on the finish, with lingering chocolate and bourbon on the palate.

Mouthfeel- Full body, ample carbonation, very creamy. ABV's hid very well, literally no burn. Ridiculously smooth! Spot on.

Overall- This beer does not mess around. Truly one of the best beers in the world. This fresh is better than BCS, it is not harsh at all, and the bourbon flavors are melded perfectly with the imperial stout base without needing to give it time to "mellow".

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2011 03:45:31 | More by JLeege
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,117 ratings.