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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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9,096 Ratings
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Ratings: 9,096
Reviews: 2,540
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 3,576
Gots: 3,344 | FT: 241
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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Photo of 2xHops
4.28/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I really enjoyed this bottle of KBS.

A: Rich, rich, rich, rich black colored appearance with little head.

The taste is exquisite with bourbon flavors seeping through as you drink it. This is kind of beer where you would want to drink much more slowly than you usually do. The oak barrels really give this beer another layer of character than you don't get in an usual stout.

The mouthfeel is great, and it's not overpowering nor underwhelming. There's just a right balance without being too thin or thick. For something that has a strong ABV, I really thought this beer was just perfect. The alcohol did not come screaming at you at all.

I'm not a big stout drinker, but I certainly enjoy this one. This kind of beer is something you would want to drink slowly either by itself or with a nice dinner.

Photo of Dave128
4.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a THICK rich black. There is pretty much no head not that I was expecting any. Comes out almost like a sauce. A small ruby head rises after the pour is finished and fizzes out to the edges.

S - Coffee, Chocolate, and Dark roasted malts. I was expecting to smell more bourbon, but I really don't get much of it at all :(

T - Like the smell, rich and complex. Gets much better as it warms. I made the mistake of pouring this one too cold and wasnt too impressed, but now its true colors are showing. Bittersweet. Alcohol bites pretty hard in the finish on some sips.

M - Heavy with perfect carbonation. Like drinking a liquid breakfast.

Photo of bobbypaulson
4.5/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

on tap at Buster’s on 28th. They had two choice 5oz or 10oz. NO BRAINER, I got the bigger one. This beer was jet black with no head. Smell was sweet and coffee. Taste was bourbon and roasty with a lot of coffee. The beer is super smooth and very easy on the palate. This is a must have for everyone.

Photo of mcomben
4.93/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Served on tap at Foran's Grand Trunk Pub (Detroit, MI) Founders' event 8/4/2011:

A - Deep dark color, so brown its almost black. Came to the table with a nice mocha colored head on it.

S - First smell is of coffee, but sweeter, followed by an almost burnt caramel scent.

T - Roasted taste hits up front, dark chocolate, with the unmistakeable flavors of bourbon.

M - Coats the tongue without feeling syrupy.

O - I was first introduced to Founders via their Breakfast Stout at many a Michigan Beer Night in Mt. Pleasant during my more formative College drinking years. After being made aware of KBS I've spent a long time tracking this beer down and was ready to be disappointed simply because of the build-up. Fortunately the beer did not disappoint one bit and my patience was rewarded with a great tasting beer. Would love to find this beer in the wild (i.e. bottled) next year and see how some age treats it.

Photo of jondeelee
5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the rarer beers on the market, this is released every March and is, according to the maker, available pre-order only. A contact at a local liquor store begged and wheedled his way into a case of the stuff, and I then begged and wheedled my way into a small, expensive fraction of that case.

Even the smallest whiff lets you know that you're in for a unique beer experience. This is a stout, so has many of the standard stout aromas--heavy chocolate malts, coffee, caramel, pure vanilla--but smells like the juice of four stouts had somehow been wrung from their bottles and poured in a concentrated form into a fifth bottle.

The taste experience is no less incredible, and the sheer quantity and volume of flavors that rush over the tongue are truly astounding. The almost-burnt flavors of chocolate malt are more massive than in pretty much any Imperial Stout I've tried, and are matched by black coffee flavors that I've only seen equaled in Turkish coffees. Vanillas, caramels, and tobaccos dance gaily in the background. And all of this rests thickly over a base of bourbon flavors that will leave your soft palate tingling--as well as your nose, if you're not careful.

I do admit that the sheer size of flavors in here will prove a hindrance to many, if not most beer drinkers. As for me, I've just found a new favorite stout.

Photo of DoctorDog
4.33/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 02/09 vintage 12 oz. bottle into a snifter. Thanks to beveritt for passing this along to me.

A- Deep and dark, essentially black and opaque. Pours with just a small dark brown head, which recedes to a smattering of bubbles almost instantly.

S- Rich, roasted coffee, chocolate, bourbon and vanilla....wow....

T- Bourbon and oak laden vanilla, dark roasted coffee and caramel char give a bit of a smoky edge to the finish. A bit of a boozy kick.

M- Moderately low carbonation, with a fairly full feel.

O- Good to very good. Standout smell and flavor...this beer teeters on the edge of "A+" IMO.

Future outlook: This brew did very well after 2.5 years of hibernation....would like to see how one would withstand even longer...but alas, this was my only sample, and the hassle to getting another one when they come out and stowing it for 3+ years....

Photo of Crftbrfan
5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

09 vintage from a bottle.

Pour is viscous, black, motor oil. Just a slight hint of mocha head. disapaits quickly.

Aroma is all chocolate upfront. Followed by toasty coffee. Burbon hints around the edges.

Taste is amazing. Bitter chocolate and coffee. Sweet bourbon on palate. Amazing smooth throughout.

Simply the best beer I have ever had.

Photo of FourKicks
4.93/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours jet black into my Bruery snifter with no light penetration to be found. Two fingers of caramel head and a abundant amount of lacing.

After a several whiffs there is a good amount of bourbon and vanilla. Milk chocolate and coffee are also obviously present. Also picking up hints brown sugar and caramel.

Wonderful bourbon flavor, bold and smooth. Vanilla and milk chocolate follow with coffee tagging along. Fantastic roasted malts are there the whole way through.

Mouth feel is heavenly, thick and creamy. Slight alcohol at the finish. This is the way a bigger bourbon stout should feel.

Amazing beer overall. The bourbon flavor is outstanding and the balance of all flavors is second to none. It is a big, bold beer that I could drink all night.

Photo of dnrobert24
2.83/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

KBS. The notes on BA say this is NOT a barrel-aged version of the breakfast stout. Too bad. I love their breakfast stout. This? Not so much. It pours oily black with minimal tan lacing. No head, really, but none is expected. The first pour stirs up fresh coffee beans and toasty-smoky malts. It is very inviting. Later on, aromas of chocolate and dark fruits emerge. Finally, I start to smell the vanilla. I am encouraged to dive into this beer. But...I am amazed at the disconnect to the taste. There is a bitter sourness that permeates each drink, like I am licking an oak cube. There is a mysterious bitterness that keeps butting in. I keep looking for flavors in the glass and end up furrowing my eyebrows in disappointment. A hot alcohol burn ends up carrying the day. It reminds me of 100 proof cherry brandy. Think of chocolate covered cherries with a grain alcohol center and you get what I'm tasting. Yeah, I like chocolate, and I like cherries, but c'mon, this is too much. Maybe some time in the cellar will do this some good.

Photo of IdrinkGas
4.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into a snifter.

A: As black as it gets with a very small mocha colored head. Lacing is practically nonexistent.

S: Oak, chocolate, coffee and big bourbon notes.

T: Tons of competing flavors. Vanilla, bourbon, oak, coffee and dark chocolate. Some heat in the finish. Boozy finish helps remind me to savor it.

M: Bigger bodied stout with an appropriate level of carbonation.

One of the top beers for a reason. This is how I like my stouts!

Photo of jmarsh123
4.97/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a pitch black with a brown head that dissipates pretty quickly leaving behind a small finish.

Smells of chocolate and Kentucky err...bourbon with maybe a bit of vanilla.

Oh my gosh this is amazing. I hadn't had one of these since early in my craft beer journey and it's even better than I remember.

Lots of chocolate at the beginning rounding into a little bitterness and smooth alcohol finishes with a bourbon kick and some lingering bitterness. The bourbon is INCREDIBLY smooth. Some bourbon beers are way too harsh for my tastes, but this is perfect. You can taste the bourbon, but it's not overpowering.

Not quite as syrupy as some stouts which is good. Very little to no carbonation which again is perfect for the style.

I'm very glad I bought this guy's three friends as well. In fact, I may go back tomorrow to buy a few more. One of the best beers I've ever had.

Photo of seabass87
4.43/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another excellent gift I got as an anniversary present. Bottled 02/25/11.

A- Pitch black... One of the darkest beers I've seen. Aggressive pour forms just a finger of dark brown head. Head dissipates quickly and leaves a frothy ring that yields slight lacing.

S- Dark chocolate biscotti, bitter mocha, bourbon, vanilla extract. The sweetness is balanced well by the warm bourbon. Inviting.

T- The bitter chocolate and bourbon tastes are dominant in the front. The bourbon is handled very smoothly, and doesn't have a strong bite during transition phase. Instead, a nice coffee taste comes along and eases over into a well-balanced combination of all of the above flavors. This carries into an aftertaste I can best describe as like an irish carbomb.

M- Medium-thick bodied for the style. Zero carbonation - this is a good thing for this beer. Dry, sticky finish - as one would expect from a strong stout.

O- I love this stout. It has all the classic stout flavors one could want, and handles them in a very smooth fashion. Slightly difficult to come across, but if I see this again I'll be buying lots of it.

Photo of Sideswipe
4.43/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2011 bottle poured into a tulip.

KBS pours pitch black with a finger of mocha colored head. No light penetrates it. The nose is a delightful melange of chocolate, oak, bourbon and vanilla. Taste starts out with sweet roasted malt accentuated by notes of chocolate, coffee and vanilla. A very nice bourbon presence asserts itself in the finish, warming things up a bit. Mouthfeel is thick and viscous with an excellently low level of carbonation which lends a smooth, creamy quality to the beer. This is one of my very favorite barrel aged stouts. The different aspects of the beer are melded together with such skill that the advertised 11.2% ABV is completely hidden. KBS is absolutely delicious and should be enjoyed at every possible opportunity. Highly recommended!

Photo of ehammond1
4.6/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottle (2011)

Thanks for sharing Sam!

Motor oil. Black. Thick. Substantial. Tan, hearty, head. Not much lacing, but more than forgivable at this ABV.

Gobsmacked by this beer's aroma--it's just so complete, without being overwhelming or too alcoholic. It's a divine cornucopia: bourbon, vanilla, wood, coffee, chocolate, earth/dirt, roasted malt.

The flavor is just as delightful: the bourbon, vanilla, and coffee make for an astounding threesome. No one flavor is particularly dominating, they're all accessible, yet the way they play off one another is truly exceptional.

What's so shocking about this beer is how well it disguises it's monstrous alcohol punch--because there isn't one! I began drinking this beer, got halfway through it, looked at the bottle, and was just floored that the label read "11.2% ALC. BY VOL." Though I hate the word, this is the perfect time to use it: unbelievable.

Thick and luscious mouthfeel.

One of the world's finest beers.

Photo of vw73182
4.5/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Simply Amazing.

The smell is all over the place bourbon, coffee, chocolate basically smells like roasted goodness with bourbon. Pitch black with minimal head actually looks like dirty motor oil does. The taste is all over the place all the smells come through along with nice caramel and vanilla notes from the bourbon. There is also a bit of alcohol burn on this that can direct from the above but not enough to affect it.

Photo of todisht
5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2011 Vintage.

Deep, deep brown in color. Beautiful, brown head. The bourbon barrel aging gives this beer a nice smooth feel in the mouth. Even with the high alcohol content you hardly notice the taste. All around great beer. One of my favorites. I'm saving one for next year. Excited to see how it tastes after it's had some time to mellow.

Photo of dwilson01
4.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into my new belgium glass. A thin head covers the brew made of a dark brown mocha color. It dissipates quickly to a thin ring around the edges. The body is an extremelty dark brown to black color, completely impenetrable by light.

The scent is a perfect combination of dark chocolate, coffee, and bourbon. They mix into a great concoction which drives you into the flavor quite will.

The flavor follows right from the nose, it starts off with a roasted malt coffee flavor in the beginning. That fades into a bittersweet chocolate taste which lingers on the tongue as the bourbon fades into the picture. It finishes with the barrell aged vanilla bourobn combination with stays with you for a while.

The mouthfell is everything I love out of a stout, its thick, silky smooth, and just all around delicious. The bourbon taste starts to come out even more as it heats up, amazing beer if you can get your hands on it it's a must have.

Photo of Cavery
4.2/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2010 and 2009 bottles sampled side by side. A fun little mini vertical, if you can even call a year to year comparison that.

Both had in an Over-Sized Wine glass.

09'

A: Black cherry body with a peppering of brown bubbles. No real head with a violent pour. No let up in the opacity of the beer, but it really has a brown character to the body. It's really not such a deep black. (3.5)

S: Oak nuttiness with a shot of whiskey. Some really faint nutmeg spice with sweet alcohols giving a big profile of coffee liqueur. There's some unrelenting hot alcohol notes. No major burn, it's just a dominant note. (3.5)

T: Forward sweet bourbon and nutty oak fight like siblings for attention. It appears the bourbon is the eldest. The alcohol does eventually evaporate to reveal a tame woody note. Good but not great, at least not now. (4)

M: Really this is quite flat, a very watery mouth that definitely hasn't survived the test of time. Flat coffees with healthy doses of whiskey. This is hot water in the mouth. (3)

O: You can tell in the flavor that there are more than a few ingredients that are lost in time. The base beer isn't overwhelmingly hot, it's just that the veneer of this castle has long since eroded, and reveals a boozey skeleton. Complexity compromised, but not bad even considering that. (4)

10'

A: A fluffy creamy brown bubble film covers the top of a creamed coffee body. The resemblance of coffees is memorable, and sets the tone for the rest of the experience. Appears very alive and enhanced by its time in the wood. (4)

S: Creamy spiced marshmallow with cinnamon, coco, and most certainly vanilla. All of this is engulged by a warming bed of spiked iced coffees. A mousse with inclusions of nutty ganaches reign supreme for a yummy nose. (4.5)

T: Huge cinnamon marshmallow smore character to this one. The graham crackers do appear, but are stale compared to the milk chocolates and roast marshmallow notes. Chocolate chip shortbread cookies are my favorite note in this mess of American campfire desserts. (4.5)

M: Fluffly mouth without a strong presence of bubbles. The mouth is soft and mellow, and it remains so throughout. The body is medium-full, with the flavor making it feel like it could really use that truly full backbone. (4)

O: A buttery treat that stands out as a trendsetter for the genre of bourbon barrel-aged stouts. A classic due to the mix of lively spices and flavors. The ingredients really do mingle in here; and transforms the beverage into a personal all-american bakery. I'd say this is very good, and makes me want to try a fresh bottle. The ingredients seemed much more apparent in the newer than older bottle. Though I wouldn't give up on the 09' entirely, as my bottle certainly had a rather weak feel. (4.5)

Final score considers both offerings.

Photo of drowland
4.38/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (2009) into a snifter. Pours deep black with shimmering brown when held to the light. The small head is dark leather brown and dissipates quickly into a small ringlet. The aroma is honestly comprised of mostly a big dose of fresh roasted coffee. Underneath this is a small helping of nice bourbon and oak characteristics including a lot of vanilla and a touch of wood. The sweet aroma of whiskey touches through but not much. A drink taken in while inhaling starts quite sweet and flows into wood and vanilla mixed with a touch of citrus. The mid is all added coffee and this is definitely what lingers with undertones of very dark chocolate. As it warms the chocolate comes out more and more. There is a nice carbonation that mingles perfectly with the silky mouthfeel. This is honestly good but I was expecting more bourbon stout and less breakfast stout.

Photo of BeerLover729
4.68/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark and viscous topped with a fizzy tan head. Classic "glug glug" sound effects. Immediate sensory appeal.

S: Boozey, sweet burnt sugar, char, vanilla, chestnut.

T: Quick one-two; roasty malts and charred wood followed --BAM-- by hot alcohol bourbon goodness. Cola, caramel, sarsaparilla, vanilla flow out from some mouth swishing. Mouth drying oak tannins linger till residual malt sugars come into view as juicy fruit flavors.

M: Tongue floater. Small soft bubbles. Smooth, soft, silken, spectacular texture.

Notes: Drank in sam adams pint glass on a hot an humid summer night. Cautious use of oak and serious grain bill most appreciated. 2011 release.

Photo of chumba526
4.43/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

appears black with small medium bodied brown head.

It smells of strong freshly roasted, roasted malts, subtle vanilla, coconut and mild bourbon.

It tastes strongly of bourbon but it is very smooth. I get a subtle note of vanilla and coconut. It is not "oaky" like many bourbon barreled stouts. I get a nice somewhat bitter coffee finish to the beer. the beer has plenty of flavors mingling together yet it is very smooth and easy to drink. I expected the beer to be more intense then it is. regardless it tastes very good.

the beer has a thin mouth-feel it also is low in carbonation. this is a bit of a lighter beer then i though it was going to be.

Overall a great beer. it is clean and it has a great collective flavor. however it did not blow my mind. regardless I would love to have this beer again.

Photo of Retail1LO
5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Serving type: Draft into a small snifter.

Long over due review from notes during Philly Beer Week. I had this on draft at Capone's in Norristown, and lots of it. This poured a beautiful jet black with an espresso-like crema at the top that was a few millimeters thick. Heavy nose of coffee, bourbon, and chocolate. So smooth, you'd never have a clue it was over 11%, even with the noticeable bourbon-like burn that went along with each swallow. I bought 4 bottles from the bottle shop, and still have 3 left. Can't wait to get a case, regardless of expense.

Photo of kawilliams81
4.5/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a 16 oz. snifter.

A- Pitch black, 1 finger brown head. Very little lacing that resides quickly down the sides of the glass.

S- Maple syrup, coffee, bourbon, a little oak.

T- Coffee and bourbon right away. Sweet maple syrup and vanilla near the end, with bitter dark chocolate at the finish.

M- Full bodied. Slick and oily texture, and the bitterness leaves you with a dry tingly aftertaste.

O- Very good beer. Had this in the spring and for some reason it didn't impress me, but glad I was proven wrong. The barrel aging gives it so much more complexity then the original breakfast stout.

Photo of SubpoenaDeuces
4.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Founders KBS, Imperial Stout, 11.2% abv

A: Deep oily hues, with very very faint brown at the thinnest edges of the glass. The viscosity on this beer is ridiculously thick and it coats the glass like chocolate robitussin. It pours with a big foamy collar and huge khaki bubbles.

S: Wow. Deep chocolate scents with hints of boozy bourbon notes, cocoa and vanilla bean. The wood is faint and I would appreciate a Pappy Van Winkle version of this but, now we are splitting hairs of what is already an amazing beer.

T: Again, just outrageously good. Being from the west coast it is difficult to admit absolute defeat but the tag team of this masterpiece with Rare BCBS must make me raise the white flag on imperial stouts. It has such a deep taste to it with a ton of complexity to it. This is chocolate robitussin with a heavy yoohoo coating and hot alcoholic balance on the front. The sweet lingers a bit and the smoky and coffee notes go to work and dry out the back sections of your mouth, which would piss you off if you didn't see the interplay of how well it works together. It’s a simple dynamic of, drink, coating, swallow, want more, drink more. Again, this is very drinkable and may crack out of the imperial stout cloistering for warmer climate drinking. Some things are just delicious enough on their own to defy pigeonholing.

M: this is exxon mobil in a glass, perfect for sipping because a little bit goes a long way, you put the glass down for a few moments and joy representatives are still within your gumline cleaning seals and waiting for the smoke and coffee notes to clear. Drink it in the morning and taste it all day. Overall a fantastic stout and the only contender to really put an even challenge up against the abyss and perhaps even defeating it, wish I had more test data to contrast. A couple bottles of this simply is not enough.

D: this is its roughest area as it is so aggressive so filling so hectoring in approach you have a hard time welcoming it for long periods, it kicks your mouth all over the room like a spaghetti western brawl and when the 12oz is done you are cast through swinging double doors and brush the coffee notes off of your chest, but you do want more. You want to slide this KBS across an old tymie piano simply because the fight itself is so enjoyable.

Narrative: Claire Murkmuggins didn’t mind the delta. Shoot, half her family couldn’t tell you the way rightside out of the delta. In fact, she kinda liked its murkiness, the way the cool silt ran through her toes when she was fishing for crawdads. The deep black nights where the bayou water looked like shimmering oil, ignited by the moonlight. I mean sure, she liked all that just fine, but what she really aspired to do, I mean, someday of course, Claire wanted to take over the family Chocolate Milk dairy. She grew tired of harvesting coffee beans all day with all the youngins, she had that dark capitalism spirit and she wanted in on that chocolate empire. Sometimes at night she’d sneak into the old cocoa refined and push her slender arm deep into the 70% dark chocolate and feel a secret power in its stickiness. She was refined but poised, in control, but sprightly. One day, she too would revolutionize the stodgy old chocolate milk world.

Photo of caSSino
4.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2011 bottle poured into a Captian Lawrence tasting glass.

A: Dark, dark brown almost black with a tan one finger head that fades to a thin cap. Light lacing on the glass through out.

S: Roasty sweet malt, chocolate, and bourbon.

T: Light roast coffee, with a sweet chocolate, bourbon and vanilla come through as the beer warms, finishes with a lighr bitter char.

M: Great slick, oily, thick, chewey, mouthfeel with good carbonation.

O: A great beer that I have been happy to try on many occasions and one that I would never turn down

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,096 ratings.