1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) - Founders Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,189 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8,189
Reviews: 2,498
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,161
Gots: 2,940 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 8,189 | Reviews: 2,498 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ryantho00:
Photo of ryantho00
ryantho00

Michigan

4.83/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I am excited to finally try this beer, cheers Mark for the 4pack!

12oz bottle poured into snifter.

It pours perfectly opaque black, with a creamy, frothy 2 finger that settles quickly. Good carbonation, nice creamy swirls and lacing.

I usually don't get much from smell, but man this smells awesome! Coffey, chocolate, some tobacco, vanilla and a spiciness that could be hops. Very deep and complex on the olfactory system.e

This beer is just phenomenal from the first taste. I get coffee chocolate and oatmeal with vanilla, some smokiness, marshmallow tastes, bourbon (slightly, very well balanced), more coffee, mocha, caramel, espresso, and some alcohol. Has a nice warming alcohol bitterness, some hops. Alcohol is masked well.

I get a fully chewy mouthfeel, and pure creaminess and smoothness. Very very delicious. Nice carbonation, did I mention very smooth?

This beer is just fantastic, I love regular breakfast stout, but this tops something that I didn't think could be topped, I literally could drink this for breakfast in Kentucky, or anywhere!!!!

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2011 20:38:35 | More by ryantho00
More User Reviews:
Photo of Josh1978
Josh1978

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

08-01-2014 02:48:57 | More by Josh1978
Photo of Drmarq01
Drmarq01


5/5  rDev +8%

07-31-2014 18:53:26 | More by Drmarq01
Photo of ebarnesster
ebarnesster

Virginia

4/5  rDev -13.6%

07-31-2014 18:52:24 | More by ebarnesster
Photo of Grant9
Grant9

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-31-2014 12:38:20 | More by Grant9
Photo of Port_Seat
Port_Seat

Washington

4/5  rDev -13.6%

07-31-2014 07:31:20 | More by Port_Seat
Photo of JoshTerry
JoshTerry

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-31-2014 07:14:58 | More by JoshTerry
Photo of Lucasrjoel
Lucasrjoel


4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-31-2014 04:23:01 | More by Lucasrjoel
Photo of KennyA
KennyA


5/5  rDev +8%

07-30-2014 23:53:42 | More by KennyA
Photo of Ianscott17
Ianscott17


4/5  rDev -13.6%

07-30-2014 23:20:52 | More by Ianscott17
Photo of KathrynD
KathrynD

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +8%

07-30-2014 22:20:14 | More by KathrynD
Photo of BookBen
BookBen

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-30-2014 21:13:35 | More by BookBen
Photo of craftaholic
craftaholic

New York

5/5  rDev +8%

07-30-2014 15:49:28 | More by craftaholic
Photo of hefffiend
hefffiend

California

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-30-2014 14:56:20 | More by hefffiend
Photo of CavemanRamblin
CavemanRamblin

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-30-2014 14:27:09 | More by CavemanRamblin
Photo of ryanflc
ryanflc

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-30-2014 12:12:15 | More by ryanflc
Photo of 1jstafan
1jstafan

Indiana

5/5  rDev +8%

07-30-2014 12:08:54 | More by 1jstafan
Photo of ramay86
ramay86

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-30-2014 03:49:03 | More by ramay86
Photo of DinnerTheaterBrew
DinnerTheaterBrew

Texas

5/5  rDev +8%

07-30-2014 01:02:18 | More by DinnerTheaterBrew
Photo of LLL_MKE
LLL_MKE

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-29-2014 20:59:45 | More by LLL_MKE
Photo of rb106098
rb106098

New York

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-29-2014 15:14:09 | More by rb106098
Photo of AmericaGWShark
AmericaGWShark

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-29-2014 14:56:53 | More by AmericaGWShark
Photo of OKCNittany
OKCNittany

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-29-2014 02:24:14 | More by OKCNittany
Photo of Kruxx
Kruxx

Texas

5/5  rDev +8%

07-29-2014 02:21:31 | More by Kruxx
Photo of BlueAndBrew
BlueAndBrew

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-29-2014 01:29:51 | More by BlueAndBrew
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,189 ratings.