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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

8,117 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 8,117
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,143
Gots: 2,902 | 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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swhitt

Texas

4.28/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Picked this up on August 13, 2006 at the Sunset Grill and Tap, a few minutes after the keg was tapped. Reviewed from notes. I'd been looking forward to tasting this for ages and it finally came my way so I figured I'd check it out.

Poured into a Delerium Tremens snifter, this guy was dark black, completely opaque. The head was brown and extremely foamy - big, big bubbles instead of the small teeny ones I'm used to. Head retention was good.

Smells of coffee and bourbon, leaning towards the bourbon side. Very roasty. Vanilla was also definitely present, although not as present as the other smells.

Taste is dark and roasty, much more so than I'm used to in stouts. This is tasty - notes of bourbon, coffee and vanilla. This is a delicious brew, just not my favorite example of the style.

Serving type: on-tap

08-15-2006 03:15:26 | More by swhitt
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,117 ratings.