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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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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,197 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,197
Reviews: 2,499
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,163
Gots: 2,946 | FT: 209
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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gonzo46and2

Florida

4.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark and viscous. Nice foam and lacing though it was reduced a bit from aging. The beer was soo dark and thick that it stained the empty glass once consumed.

Aroma is bourbon up front with milk and bitter chocolate in the background. Notes of vanilla and oak peek in and out. I can't keep my nose out! Easily one of the best smelling beers I've ever had.

Taste is full on coffee, chocolate and bourbon. Very nicely complimenting each other and harmonious.

Mouthfeel is round and rich with an almost milkshake smoothness. Slight acrid coffee astringency but it's welcome with all the sweetness.

All around a world class beer that deserves it's spot in the top tier.

Edit: This was an 08 bottle cellared by Derek hoppymeal. Thanks for this whale of an extra. By far one of my new favorites.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2009 20:50:13 | More by gonzo46and2
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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