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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) - Founders Brewing Company

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,100 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7100
Reviews: 2412
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.86%


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
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Reviews by atigerlife:
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atigerlife

Hawaii

4.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had a couple of bottles for a long while and decided to celebrate tonight. I'm guessing this is the correct beer, even though mine actually says "Kentucky Breakfast Stout" not the initials. Also, ABV is stated on Bottle as 10%, not 11.2%. But, must be the same stuff....

Pours dark black, black hole black. Dark soy sauce. Little/no head. Light brown color. Very mysterious looking.

Strong aroma, dark chocolate, coffee and molasses.

Taste is of dark chocolate, light bourbon [nicely done], oak and coffee.

Mouthfeel is thick, heavy, creamy.

Overall, a very, very nicely made beer. Can taste the love put into this one. Glad I have another bottle to open for my next occasion.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2012 02:34:11 | More by atigerlife
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timc100

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3.86/5  rDev -16.6%
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Dark bakers chocolate, cocoa powder, dark roast coffee, oaky vanilla. Not much bourbon but substantial oak.

Very enjoyable, but not much going on. The coffee flavor is pretty one dimensional and the bourbon is not there to my palate.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 14:57:59 | More by timc100
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 7,100 ratings.