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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

8,013 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 8,013
Reviews: 2,495
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,117
Gots: 2,865 | FT: 207
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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bobhits

Kentucky

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

I know this review has been written before but I suppose I deleted it before posting it. Shame on me!

Pitch black once in the glass, it's the darkest mocha on the planet earth. Virtually no head which seems off for this beer, but not by much.

Coffee/espresso notes just dominate this. Vanilla/sour oak aroma in the back ground. Touches of dark chocolate, and burnt malt. This is just amazing...simply amazing.

Way too cold to start. Watered down coffee, oak, burnt malt, and chocolate...I'll wait to finish this till the flavors fully come out. The warmth builds on the flavors. This beer is a coffee flavored, bourbon kicking, chocolate laced, master piece. Sure there's some hop bitterness, mixed with the vanilla and oak flavors subtly mixed in. I like the bourbon county stout better, but this beer is just AMAZING.

This beer is a touch thin for the flavor profile, but the carbonation is extremely good. As a result this beer is just a wonderful sipper. Some beers suffer from the alcohol, this beer relishes from it.

The more I drink the more I suspect this beer simply will NOT age, so drink fresh like an IPA and savor it.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2010 02:32:48 | More by bobhits
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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