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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

7,989 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7,989
Reviews: 2,495
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,107
Gots: 2,856 | FT: 207
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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JNewbs

Ohio

4/5  rDev -13.6%

02-10-2013 04:09:35 | More by JNewbs
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Goodwire80

Virginia

5/5  rDev +8%

02-10-2013 00:47:30 | More by Goodwire80
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LoCoSiEmPrE

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-09-2013 21:08:05 | More by LoCoSiEmPrE
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KaslD

California

3.5/5  rDev -24.4%

02-09-2013 09:58:13 | More by KaslD
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Stroude

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-08-2013 22:08:06 | More by Stroude
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Mahoning


4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Camel242000

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-07-2013 17:31:41 | More by Camel242000
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vivasbeer

Michigan

5/5  rDev +8%

02-07-2013 16:58:26 | More by vivasbeer
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BColton1

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +8%

02-07-2013 14:13:54 | More by BColton1
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Mjmoser

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

02-07-2013 03:10:22 | More by Mjmoser
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nolimitbrewing


4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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RyanSchwam

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-06-2013 02:16:02 | More by RyanSchwam
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jbear68

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

02-06-2013 01:03:34 | More by jbear68
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bookerandy

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-05-2013 09:56:57 | More by bookerandy
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mark99

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-05-2013 03:48:48 | More by mark99
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imfrommichigan

Utah

5/5  rDev +8%

02-04-2013 17:07:36 | More by imfrommichigan
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LordFoul

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +8%

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beerdrifter

Germany

4.81/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had this beer many times, so I figured it's probably time to review it since it's one of my all-time favorites. This is the 2012 version. Super thick, jet black pour with one finger caramel colored head that fades pretty quick but with excellent lacing. The nose is simply amazing! One of the greatest smelling beers of all times. Dominated by the bourbon, but not far behind are the roasty coffee, chocolate, and oak along with hints of vanilla and booze. The taste is just as stellar. Perfectly balanced with the bourbon, coffee, oak, and chocolate once again the stars. Hints of toffee, vanilla, and dark fruit round it out nicely. The mouthfeel is thick and creamy and smooth as silk with a wonderful subtle, warming alcohol burn on the finish. The influence from the barrels is absolutely amazing. Huge woody character much like I get when drinking a good oak aged wine. Overall, this is as close to perfection as you can get for the style. And it's consistently spot on every year. Truly world class from the best brewery in the world!

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 16:51:31 | More by beerdrifter
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

02-03-2013 16:50:09 | More by dwoolley1
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8%

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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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Washington

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

02-02-2013 17:44:45 | More by esbauer68
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 7,989 ratings.