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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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world-class

8,175 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 8,175
Reviews: 2,498
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,157
Gots: 2,932 | 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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dippy

Massachusetts

4.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I love the Founders breakfast stout and I love bourbon. So when I saw this I had to pounce.

Poured a dark brown. The only reason I knew it was brown was the tell tale head which was a dark tan on top. This is a dark beer. Head didn't stick around. I blame a poor pour.

Smell is straight coffee. I appreciate this as dunkin's ice coffee was not up to snuff today. There is a little sweetness/ vanilla scent as well.

First taste is coffee. You could swap this in with my breakfast cereal any day... Chocolate immediately follows. Then the sweetness, vanilla. I am guessing that the vanilla is the bourbon coming through. As I drink more I am picking up more bourbon undertones.

This is a pretty dope beer. Might be a little happy after a 4 pack of these pupies.

A definite try is you see this one around.
I will buy again... for breakfast tomorrow. Imagine this beer with bacon and waffles... Has anybody made bacon beer yet???

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2010 21:41:06 | More by dippy
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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