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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

8,978 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,978
Reviews: 2,533
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 3,510
Gots: 3,291 | FT: 238
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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5/5  rDev +8.2%

runner72, Nov 12, 2014
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msanborn, Nov 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

vdefiesta35, Nov 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

mgpenick, Nov 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

BZ135, Nov 10, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +6.5%

Cparise00, Nov 09, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev -2.2%

Tpain518, Nov 09, 2014
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1.08/5  rDev -76.6%

BeerGnome76, Nov 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

chamawaiian, Nov 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

maggmonster63, Nov 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

RavenForBeer, Nov 09, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +5.6%

fullerisalive, Nov 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

nipiazza, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

Kyle424, Nov 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

In my opinion, KBS is overrated. It tastes entirely like bourbon with no real detectable beer. I like the idea of bourbon-barrel aged beer, but the bourbon flavor should be more subtle and not overpower the beer completely. Don't get me wrong, I'd drink this over and over again from a shot glass. Quite heavy alcohol flavor as well. But for a beer? Nah. The funny thing is, for all the hype, when I admitted to the guy at work that gave me his last one that I didn't care too much for it, he confessed to not caring for it himself. Ditto for a few other beer buddies at work. I'm a huge fan of most of Founders' varieties. Their porters, stouts, IPAs, scotts and pales are all among my favorites. I'll probably try this again, because I'm not one to give up on something after one taste, but for now I'm not a fan.

Chris_Hager, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -8%

psoriasaurus, Nov 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

ChrisInBaltimore, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

Proud to rep this hometown brew!

JasonLey, Nov 07, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev -1.3%

Rdenson1, Nov 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Chunkysedated, Nov 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

pagriley, Nov 07, 2014
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,978 ratings.