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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

8,141 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,141
Reviews: 2,497
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,147
Gots: 2,915 | 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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webbcreative

Oklahoma

4.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2009 edition

A= blackest stout I have seen I believe - could not find any mahagony or dark brown colors on the edge of my glass despite holding it directly at the sun. Got little to no head On this one but what i did see was dark brown.

S= got a bug whiff of chocolate syrup at first. Then as it settled in a little more I could smell the bourbon barrel a little more and also some coffee aromas as well but chocolate definatley takes center stage here.

A=chocolate upfront supported by coffe flavor then get the burbon and oakiness faintly. I actually like the flavors in that order of prominence. The alcohol is very much an afterthought to my tasebuds, I would have never guess 11.2% on this smooth beer.

Mouthfeel is great right on the thicker side of medium.

Overall this is the best stout i have ever have and really can't see anything about it I would change for my personal taste aside from the appearance, wish there was more head. Some burbon lovers would probably prefer more bourbon flavors. But this us just how I like it!

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2011 23:30:52 | More by webbcreative
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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,141 ratings.