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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: 3,146
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I am glad I was able to attend the 4th Ave. Pub's tasting of all the Breakfast stouts. The CBS was still a bit boozy for my tastes, but he KBS fit my bill a bit better. It looked like a solid imperial stout, with a very dark, almost black body with a thin dark tan head. It smelled of bourbon, vanilla, roasted malts. All in good portions. The taste was great, but I missed the maple that CBS had. There must be some perfect middle ground for the smoothness of KBS, and the sweet notes of CBS. Maybe my perfect Founder's beer is the yet to be released Curmudgeon's Better Half. I am very interested in picking up some bottles of this and seeing how it ages. Overall, kudos to Michigan, Founder's, and the bourbon barrel, who without this beer would never be possible.

Serving type: on-tap

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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