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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

8,367 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,367
Reviews: 2,503
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 3,225
Gots: 3,033 | FT: 215
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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Eric1Mess

Michigan

5/5  rDev +8%

08-21-2014 20:37:59 | More by Eric1Mess
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8%

06-26-2014 03:24:54 | More by SuperHop18
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bishocr

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8%

11-15-2011 17:03:22 | More by bishocr
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kushlash23

Georgia

5/5  rDev +8%

04-25-2014 23:18:35 | More by kushlash23
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tsauce2

Indiana

5/5  rDev +8%

P: 12 fl oz bottle in to a DFH snifter.

A: SRM is black. Opaque. Head is cocoa, 1 in, dissipates to cover top of the beer. Medium carbonation. Heavy lacing.

S: Huge dark roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, caramel, bourbon/booze, and light hops.

T: Dark roast malt, coffee, chocolate, bourbon, light hops and barrel aging/oak, light sweetness. Aftertaste is malty, slightly bittered chocolate, coffee, booze.

M: Full body. Viscous. Ingredients and carbonation combine to create an extremely creamy and smooth feel. Alcohol clears the palate/feel on the aftertaste a bit. Finished semi dry.

O: One of the best, if not the best, beers I have ever had. The combination of the ingredients is flawless. Huge coffee notes with the chocolate and bourbon give such great flavor and feel to this beer. A shame it only comes out once a year. Will always buy this beer, as much of it as I can.

01-03-2012 13:46:47 | More by tsauce2
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +8%

06-05-2013 01:44:55 | More by Casey3236
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bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +8%

07-24-2014 21:25:06 | More by bkwhoppa66
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +8%

11-26-2012 14:14:08 | More by comfortablynirm
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8%

04-07-2013 19:47:33 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +8%

03-30-2013 02:51:47 | More by DaPan
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peacemakers48

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8%

The Kentucky Breakfast Stout is the second best stout I have ever had next to the Bourbon County Coffee. Nice flavour all the way through and is remarkably smooth. Although the alcohol content is high, the taste is really light. This is a stout I could drink a bunch of as opposed to the coffe which is more if a one and done.

04-05-2014 15:09:42 | More by peacemakers48
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Gerberr

Iowa

5/5  rDev +8%

06-18-2014 01:01:39 | More by Gerberr
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RebornStussy

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8%

06-24-2013 18:47:59 | More by RebornStussy
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drbenderdo

Michigan

5/5  rDev +8%

06-14-2013 11:20:50 | More by drbenderdo
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KBSGambit

Michigan

5/5  rDev +8%

03-31-2014 02:22:36 | More by KBSGambit
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Rosanne

California

5/5  rDev +8%

Chocolate coffee, Rich, mid mouthfeel. The next night while drinking Porters I found myself dreaming of this beer.
I shared one can among five people. I don't like bourbon so the other four told me that I would not like it and didn't want to share. But I tasted it anyway, to rate it, and lived it.
I rate to taste, not to type.

06-05-2013 05:00:47 | More by Rosanne
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SaxmanRick

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +8%

04-22-2013 22:01:03 | More by SaxmanRick
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

5/5  rDev +8%

05-06-2013 23:27:17 | More by Arsenal0328
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Ilafan

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +8%

AS GOOD AS IT GETS for me! I sought out this beer at a local Founders Festival and was thrilled at the result. My expectations were high; my expectations were met!

Pour: Black as coal with a great soft-brown foamy head.

Smell: Rich coffee and chalky chocolate

Taste: RICH, RICH, and MORE RICH! The roasted coffee and chocolate was so thick I could practically chew it. It is a heavy beer and a meal unto itself. LOVES IT!

Overall: The best beer I have ever had (so far)!

04-22-2013 18:45:14 | More by Ilafan
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TriGuy20

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8%

11-24-2011 01:24:53 | More by TriGuy20
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sbricker

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8%

11-14-2011 15:08:53 | More by sbricker
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Westuh

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +8%

05-16-2013 18:25:11 | More by Westuh
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thedoer

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +8%

01-28-2013 03:00:15 | More by thedoer
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ef88

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +8%

11-27-2011 18:15:54 | More by ef88
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srgj88

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8%

04-06-2013 00:41:43 | More by srgj88
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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