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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

8,183 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,183
Reviews: 2,498
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,158
Gots: 2,936 | 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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JayQue

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4.7/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This one deserves its reputation. I could drink this until I fell down!! Pours a dense dark brown color with no light getting through. Takes a hard pour to get a medium size head, but the head is rich and dark brown in color. Fairly light lacing. OK head retention.

Smell is great. Chocolate, vanilla and coffee expertly blended.

Taste is great as well. None of the flavors stand out. The bourbon barrel flavor is fairly subtle. The coffee, chocolate and malts are more pronounced but they all complement each other in a beautifully blended whole. Very smooth, very nice.

Mouthfeel is rich and smooth. There is an alcohol presence but it is at the back end and not off-putting, just part of the show.

Overall this is a great beer...as enjoyable as The Abyss and probably better. I would drink this one again...any time any place. Outstanding

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2011 00:42:13 | More by JayQue
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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