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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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100
world-class

8,173 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 8,173
Reviews: 2,498
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,156
Gots: 2,931 | 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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target88

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-14-2014 22:18:57 | More by target88
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sonnmr31

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +8%

01-14-2014 01:51:15 | More by sonnmr31
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-14-2014 01:50:03 | More by mattmarka1
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Weeble0907

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -19%

01-14-2014 01:08:52 | More by Weeble0907
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4/5  rDev -13.6%

01-12-2014 19:10:57 | More by schmidtmattsays
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beerandcycling88

Washington

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-12-2014 17:49:30 | More by beerandcycling88
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-12-2014 14:41:52 | More by reitzbrewing
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jweave16

New York

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

01-12-2014 14:22:42 | More by jweave16
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judkinst

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-12-2014 05:33:58 | More by judkinst
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.76/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bottled in March of 2013. The actual day is scrubbed off. This beer is almost intimidating. Didn't even wanna open it up.

A: Beyond black. Thick, viscous liquid. Pours like used motor oil. Thin layer of deep brown foam forms and fades quickly. No head on this baby. A thing ring of retention and some serious legs.

S: Massive chocolate, roasted malt, and dark espresso.

T: Really heavy espresso. Slight booze but mainly sweet and beyond tasty. It's difficult to describe. The barrel is there once it warms up. Very earthy.

M: Smooth. So smooth. Thick and creamy. Finish is dry and strong and bitter like espresso.

O: This is serious stuff. Wow. Wish I could drink it once a week. Very special treat. Worth the hype.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 05:01:54 | More by Gatch
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daveydapoolman

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-11-2014 08:44:07 | More by daveydapoolman
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Altenor

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-11-2014 07:41:36 | More by Altenor
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ethanmc12

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-10-2014 23:58:07 | More by ethanmc12
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cproioi

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8%

01-10-2014 19:05:08 | More by cproioi
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

5/5  rDev +8%

01-10-2014 14:12:22 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -24.4%

01-10-2014 02:05:01 | More by Anvilfarm
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JDub22

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-08-2014 23:30:03 | More by JDub22
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JGriggs

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-08-2014 21:34:44 | More by JGriggs
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aakerman

New York

4/5  rDev -13.6%

01-08-2014 20:45:26 | More by aakerman
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Hirshi

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-08-2014 16:27:19 | More by Hirshi
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ThatsThatDude

New York

3/5  rDev -35.2%

01-06-2014 15:38:13 | More by ThatsThatDude
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raynmoon

California

4.26/5  rDev -8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: jet black. No red at the bottom with a dark mocha head and nice alcohol legs.

S: classic bourbon barrel, some nutty aromas and coffee come through.

T: some of the same but definitely dumbed down. Light barrel with the chocolate and coffee coming through.

Mf:medium to light body. Creamy with a soda like finish.

Overall: sort of one noted. The complexity doesn't really come through.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 05:32:44 | More by raynmoon
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djgustafson

New York

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-06-2014 01:36:13 | More by djgustafson
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Jlang2012

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-06-2014 01:00:42 | More by Jlang2012
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Danimal25

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -19%

01-05-2014 21:47:44 | More by Danimal25
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,173 ratings.