1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) - Founders Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,139 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8,139
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,147
Gots: 2,912 | FT: 210
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 8,139 | Reviews: 2,497 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by alleykatking:
Photo of alleykatking
alleykatking

Indiana

4.83/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Split a bottle with my roommate tonight. His first time and I think he hated it. Doesn't like stouts though.

A- Poured into a pint glass. Quater inch head that slowly went away after a short while leading to a nice lacing around the sides of the glass. Pours pitch black very much like motor oil.
S- Smells of burnt coffee and bourbon undertones. Also, a strong soy sauce smell which kind of makes my mouth water for some reason.
T- Hints of bourbon and oak. Big stout taste which the roasted malts come through and the coffee taste with this one. Little chocolate taste that lingers after it goes down.
M- Heavy! Coats the tounge nicely in a bourbon coffee overload. Little bit more chewy than most stouts I had.
D- This is a beer that I can enjoy when I'm looking for something different than what I have been drinking.

All in all Founder's never ceases to amaze me with their beers. My roommate on the other hand never ceases to amaze me with his chugging skills when he doesn't like a beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2009 07:01:02 | More by alleykatking
More User Reviews:
Photo of comrade_tony
comrade_tony

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-25-2014 02:34:43 | More by comrade_tony
Photo of Egan
Egan

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -51.4%

07-25-2014 02:22:24 | More by Egan
Photo of bdkelly515
bdkelly515

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8%

07-25-2014 01:54:46 | More by bdkelly515
Photo of beertasterb
beertasterb

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-25-2014 01:07:53 | More by beertasterb
Photo of TheBeeraholic
TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +8%

07-25-2014 00:54:55 | More by TheBeeraholic
Photo of Graviz
Graviz

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2014 22:25:55 | More by Graviz
Photo of bkwhoppa66
bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +8%

07-24-2014 21:25:06 | More by bkwhoppa66
Photo of 420Rick
420Rick

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +8%

07-24-2014 21:07:35 | More by 420Rick
Photo of JDienno
JDienno


4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2014 18:59:59 | More by JDienno
Photo of wegobball3
wegobball3

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2014 17:25:19 | More by wegobball3
Photo of GDrew93
GDrew93


4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2014 14:55:14 | More by GDrew93
Photo of Dave_Heltzel
Dave_Heltzel

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2014 14:01:48 | More by Dave_Heltzel
Photo of Will0792
Will0792

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2014 09:46:07 | More by Will0792
Photo of CaptainQ
CaptainQ

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-24-2014 04:12:56 | More by CaptainQ
Photo of TheDreamingTree
TheDreamingTree

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-24-2014 03:38:02 | More by TheDreamingTree
Photo of jds16
jds16

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-24-2014 02:34:45 | More by jds16
Photo of Precog640
Precog640

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-24-2014 02:25:45 | More by Precog640
Photo of ZEB89
ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2014 00:35:04 | More by ZEB89
Photo of l0rddavis
l0rddavis

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-23-2014 22:07:14 | More by l0rddavis
Photo of mcgeeblesnelson
mcgeeblesnelson


5/5  rDev +8%

07-23-2014 20:01:27 | More by mcgeeblesnelson
Photo of Links41
Links41

Virginia

5/5  rDev +8%

07-23-2014 19:51:18 | More by Links41
Photo of joeygatorhands
joeygatorhands

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-23-2014 15:51:15 | More by joeygatorhands
Photo of wakeuptothesun
wakeuptothesun

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-23-2014 04:32:38 | More by wakeuptothesun
Photo of BACONBUDDHA
BACONBUDDHA

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-23-2014 03:09:42 | More by BACONBUDDHA
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,139 ratings.