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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

8,182 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,182
Reviews: 2,498
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,156
Gots: 2,935 | 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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lurpy1

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4.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Much love to maximum12 for parting with a bottle so I didn't have to fight fanboys for this one. Thanks, man! I have another Sacramento beer for you now.

The pour is deep brown, with a tiny cappucino head. The smell, oh man, what a smell. Bourbon, booze, vanilla, butterscotch lifesavers.

Taste, well, it's a bad news, awesome news type of thing. The sip starts with bourbon and chocolate, but becomes temporarily awash with raw alcohol. Then the aftertaste comes, coffee, coffee, coffee, and all is forgiven. If not for the tiny ick moment of alcohol we'd be talking 5.0 here.

Classic FBS consistency -smooth, syrup, lightly carbonated.

This bottle was split with my wife, who sometimes struggles with bourbon aged stouts. It says a lot that she slammed this down and heckled me for my half.

Great drink. A+. Thanks, Maximum12. Also, since you are not a huge fan of this, you are dumb.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2012 21:50:33 | More by lurpy1
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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