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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

9,449 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 9,449
Reviews: 2,610
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.87%
Wants: 4,003
Gots: 3,617 | FT: 250
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-13-2004

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."
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Pours just like the rest of the Breakfast stout family. pitch black with a caramel head and minimal head.

Smells of bourbon and coffee. Oak and more oak. The past 9 months have left the oak and wood smells nicely.

Tastes like a BA Stout, plus coffee. The coffee is more muted than in FBS and CBS, but is replaced wholly by bourbon. Notes of vanilla are a welcome addition.

Full body, but not as thick as CBS. Leaves a chewy feeling that I really like.

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,449 ratings.