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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

8,133 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 8,133
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,146
Gots: 2,911 | 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)
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da_beers

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4.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2013 KBS.

A - Black as night with gorgeous 1.5 finger of chocolate brown, bubbly head. Lacing coming down looks great. Can't see the carbonation on account of the beautiful, black brew.

S - Initial blast of oak and chocolate. Get a bite on the nose from the bourbon. Great woody, nutty smell. Smells almost of an old workshop full of wood. Great! Espresso is huge as well, complex and changes. Remarkable nose.

T - Starts at front with oakiness with the coffee. This alone is a great combination. Then comes the bitter chocolate bite, and following that is the bourbon. You can tell there is a decent ABV here (11.2%). Slight booziness at finish, leaves warm mouth feel. The wave over the palate is phenomenal.

M - Full bodied and buttery. Leaves a velvety coat on your mouth. Warm at the end. Not the most drinkable (ABV, duh). Lingering feel/taste is very appealing.

O - Been aging for 6 months. Couldn't take it an longer! Great stout. The bourbon barrels add a whole new level.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 23:11:39 | More by da_beers
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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