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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

8,405 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,405
Reviews: 2,504
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 3,237
Gots: 3,052 | FT: 219
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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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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Michigan

4.64/5  rDev +0.2%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +8%

08-25-2014 01:53:43 | More by sordyl
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Michigan

4.2/5  rDev -9.3%

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Iowa

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Alaska

4/5  rDev -13.6%

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Illinois

4.64/5  rDev +0.2%

08-24-2014 02:35:05 | More by chip26
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California

4/5  rDev -13.6%

08-23-2014 21:51:39 | More by j205724
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -13.6%

08-23-2014 21:13:19 | More by sonnydeezy
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North Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -30.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Georgia

4.32/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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Illinois

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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.85/5  rDev +4.8%

Review #750
2014 Vintage, poured into my Founders snifter

A- pours a deep & dark jet black color with a small khaki-brown creamy head that eventually reduces to a film on top, alcohol legs sticking to the sides 4

S- deep and rich aromas of dark chocolate mix with fresh espresso coffee up front, sweet notes of vanilla bean, fresh cream, molasses & caramel follow. Toasted almonds mix with a woodsy oak character and bourbon barrel juice, black licorice & dried fig close it out. The complexities of the aroma continues to open as it warms, simply amazing 5

T- rich bitter-sweet dark chocolate coats the tongue with freshly ground coffee quickly kicking in, sweet vanilla bean follows into the mid-palate that cuts through the coffee & seems to emphasize the chocolate. Highlights of dark cherry and fig kick in, with sweet caramel, the barrel gives notes of toasted almonds and charred oak, eventually leading into a bit hit of bourbon and closing out with smoky malt and more sweet chocolate mixed with bourbon. The linger stays on the palate long after sipping 5

M- medium-thick body with low carbonation leads to a slightly foamy mouthfeel with an oily warming finish, lingers of alcohol 4

O- Every year I have this beer, it remains my favorite. The complexity of flavors and aromas mix perfectly and leave you wanting more with each sip. I'll continue to trade for this one every year, simply outstanding 5

08-23-2014 03:05:46 | More by Treyliff
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Timotheus1

Missouri

5/5  rDev +8%

08-23-2014 02:39:37 | More by Timotheus1
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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