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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) - Founders Brewing Company

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,135 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7135
Reviews: 2415
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.86%


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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NolanGTI

Pennsylvania

4.8/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A stunner. Pitch black, little head. Huge nose of chocolate and roasted malts, vanilla at the edges.

Tastes smooth and rich with a hint of sweet chocolate at the front that strengthens on finish. Light carbonation makes this beer a great sipper and easy to actually drink in the morning. Have with some chocolate chip pancakes and get your Sunday started off right.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2008 15:57:42 | More by NolanGTI
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.78/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a viscous-looking black body with a small, short-lived tan head.

Smell: Heavy aroma hits with strong notes of roasted malt, dark chocolate, caramel, vanilla beans, fine pipe tobacco, charred wood, and a smooth, well-aged bourbon.

Taste: Ah, the hearty, robust taste of roasted malts, dark chocolate, and strong vanilla-flavored coffee hit you immediately. A ripple of dark caramel follows. Distinct, yet subtle bourbon flavor with tastes of wood and dark brown sugar. Hint of dark fruit. Just a perfect amount of subdued sugary sweetness. Dash of coarse ground black pepper. Perhaps some mild hops along the way upon warming. Sweetish bourbon, roasty taste on the slightly warming finish. A lingering woody bourbon aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Mild carbonation. Pleasingly smooth mouthfeel.

Drinkability: Remarkably drinkable for being such a powerhouse of a beer. This beer is SO GOOD that it can be hard not to just go on and on about how awesome it is.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2008 21:59:57 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Mudpuppet

Massachusetts

4.7/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Poured from a 12oz bottle into a snifter. Pours a very dark brown with a light lacy head.

S- Really nice nose on this. Coffee grinds very strongly. Also notes of a nice cigar.

T- Coffee grinds are really strong in this. There are definite notes of bourbon. This is a really nice stout. I was expecting a lot of oak and bourbon notes. It is really balanced though.

M- The carbonation is a bit high but good for this beer. It really sticks around in your mouth for a while

D- Bring em on! I really like this beer. I am going to track down a few more bottle for sure. Don't have too many though or you will be falling down.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2008 03:58:22 | More by Mudpuppet
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triplecoil

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served up in a snifter.

Poured super dark with some red and amber highlights with not much of a head and no lace to speak of. Nose is cigar smoke and faintly alcohol. Taste is coffee, bitter chocolate, smoke, toffee, whisky, and vanilla. Mouthfeel is smooth and dry with just a few sharp bubbles.

This is a fantastic brew. Though the nose is a little too much on the burnt plastic side, the rich, complex, and lingering flavor is outstanding. Definitely one of the elite American stouts.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2008 03:46:16 | More by triplecoil
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AKBelgianBeast

Alaska

4.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

07 bottle
Thanks to markgugs for the trade.

Pours a completely pitch impenetrable black. Little tiny tan head, despite a very vigorous high pour. Smell is mostly coffee and bitter chocolate malts. Bourbon shows up more here than in the taste. Taste is coffee, burnt coffee and rich roasted malts. Some bourbon pokes through with tiny vanilla. There is a slightly creamy pinch in the early middle of the taste. bitterness is light through the middle and picks up towards the end but is relatively subtle the entire way through. Coffee defenitely dominates on the aftertaste, but the early finish has sort of a roasty hop bite. Coffee stays on the tongue for quite some time on the aftertaste. mouthfeel is thinner than I would have expected, but quite good. This adds a bit to the drinkability which is quite good. The ABV is GONE!! Nowhere to be found! The are many similarities between this and the FBS, especially the domination of the coffee flavors, but this one is noticeably different. This beer lacks the sometimes unpleasant akward sweetness found in a lot of impy stouts. The thinness is an assisst to this which I find quite pleasant. A very fine stout, and one I will surely trade for again.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2008 02:54:15 | More by AKBelgianBeast
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hellcatsjg

Virginia

4.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to JJ21 for the trade!

Appearance: Dark dark black with the slightest bit of dark tan head. The small head disappears very quickly.

Smell: Oak and alcohol dominate with a good amount of coffee in the background.

Taste: The oak and alcohol are big up front. The first few sips are dominated by those two flavors. Once you get accustomed to those big flavors, the coffee starts to come out and blends very nicely with the other flavors. Very good balance between the flavors and the taste changes quite a bit as it warms. Very nice and very strong.

Mouthfeel: Good thickness and very smooth. The is almost no carbonation at all. There is a nice oak and bourbon aftertaste that hesitates for a moment after you swallow before making itself known. Very good flavor and very balanced.

Drinkability: The only thing that would hinder the drinkability of this beer is the 10% ABV. Other than that, this is a great beer and I would love to get my hands on some each time it comes available. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-29-2008 01:36:29 | More by hellcatsjg
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bbothen

California

4.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into snifter.

Pours pitch black, sludgy, chunky with rust colored head that lingers & faint sticky lacing on the glass.

Smells of bourbon obviously, along with expresso, leather, tobacco, plum, and wet wood. Delightful.

Tastes like burnt expresso & a shot of bourbon. Very warm, but not hot. Blind, I would think someone gave me chilled expresso with a shot of whiskey. I think that's a good thing.

Feels warm, smooth, & boozy. You can feel the 10% for sure.

Very drinkable for the style & ABV. Probably a good thing I don't have easy access to this.

I enjoyed this much more than the Breakfast Stout. I could have 2+ of these easy, & I can't say that about FBS. More complex and not as chocolatey. This is going to be a staple on my wants list for awhile. If you enjoy imperial stouts or barrel beers, especially stouts, you owe it to yourself to find this one. Get some if you can.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2008 01:57:24 | More by bbothen
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Imstillthegman

Delaware

4.08/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Motor oil. Plain and simple. Thick, black, almost gooey looking. There are a couple of dark tan bubbles forming an island in the middle of the black sea. Even though there really wasn't a head, there is still some rather nice lacing ringing the glass.

The smell is of burnt cowboy coffee, woody bourbon, and some dark fruit. Slight hint of wet cardboard...uh oh. It's very slight, though, and way in the background.

The flavor is of the same strong coffee and bourbon in the aroma. Fairly strong bitterness. The bourbon flavor is there, behind the coffee, but it does not have the alcohol quality to go along with it (nice). No taste of the hint of oxidation I was smelling, thank goodness.

Mouthfeel is full and heavy. Very slick and oily. Aftertaste is a little bit bitter and the alcohol hits me in the back of my throat after swallowing. Warms the belly nicely on a cold night. I can't seem to remember who sent this one to me, but thanks!

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2008 01:58:18 | More by Imstillthegman
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bgramer

Washington

3.15/5  rDev -32%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A big thanks out to "WhoKnew" for throwing in a bonus bottle for me!

It poured a dark black with a minimal wispy tan-colored head that quickly disappeared. Remnants of the head sticks to glass and leaves a trace as I drink it down.

As I swirl it about the carbonation rises and surprises me with more flavor hinting at coffee, chocolate fudge, something burnt/roasted, maybe some vanilla(?) until I finish it off. The flavor continues into the aftertaste which turns into a subtle hint of bourbon that's just the perfect balance.

This is very balanced and extremely smooth. The mouthfeel is very full-bodied yet light and made for an easy drinkability but it's bursting potency commands your respect hence the sippability.

This is a world-class stout, deserving of it's rank on BA.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2008 23:37:41 | More by bgramer
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RidiculedDisplay

California

4.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to RoyMunson for this.

Poured into an Oversized Wine Glass.

Appearance: Pours with a barely-there tan froth. Lacing is impressive - spotty and long-lasting, wtih some arms and calligraphic patterns. Body is an opaque impenetrable dark brown-black.

Smell: Whoo, this is a formidable stout. A smokey hotness dominates the aroma that is part alcohol, part chipotle peppers. General spiciness. Black pepper. "Dustiness." Old boot leather. Bourbon barrel wood. Slight cream. Slight brown sugar. Slight molasses. Dark and bittersweet chocolates. Turkish coffee. Undeniably complex, but not subtle.

Taste: Bourbon. Smoke. Deep espresso and turkish coffee - more coffee flavor than the nose hinted to, but reveals itself in a wonderfully nuanced and pleasant way. Mmm. The aftertaste is pure roasted coffee beans. Dark chocolate, very little sweetness. Slight vanilla. Wonderful flavors that have some of the most pronounced lastingness of any I've had in a stout. It smacks your mouth around a bit, but rewards it with a lasting, roasty aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Spicy, but coating, and full.

Drinkability: A sipper.

A fantastic stout. The roastiness and barrel wood flavors are absolutely excellent. Extremely balanced while not being overly subtle. Great.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2008 20:03:38 | More by RidiculedDisplay
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Lupe

New York

4.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Big thanks to metallitone1 for this one

Pours black as night and looks thick - not a tinge of light passing through. Creamy coffee colored head is dense, and settles down to a thin film - leaving behind traces of lace.

Wonderful aroma of bourbon, oak, vanilla, and fudge brownies. Mild charred oak and bright breakfast blend-style coffee round things out. Aroma is strong yet soft. Absolutely mouthwatering.

Flavor delivers what the aroma tells you - rich sweetness with chocolate, caramel, light coffee, and smooth bourbon. Notes of vanilla and charred oak. Finishes with alcohol warmth and lingering dry oak. Incredibly well balanced - no one flavor overwhelms, and the bourbon is super smooth and held in check.

Full bodied, super smooth, a bit chewy, and not heavy or syrupy as you would expect. Too easy to drink - should be a sipper but hard to put down, as it begs for another gulp. Desert, night-cap, or with breakfast, I'd make many excuses for having one. Truly a special beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2008 20:25:01 | More by Lupe
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emerge077

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Some days, when it's only 7º outside, you need a stout of this fortitude, there's just no substitute.

Black oily pour into an Arcadia glass. Mocha tinged foam sticks around for a minute, then retreats to the edges. Served around 50-55º, don't drink this straight from the fridge, it will mute some of the smell and taste.

Special aroma of dense fudgy chocolate, and woody vanilla traces from the barrel. A little bit of ashy char is there too, though not over the top. Flavors deliver on what the nose hints at, rich chocolate, minor coffee undertone, vanilla, oak, and trace heat from the 10%. Over time it really develops and builds, a long finish connects between each flavor-packed sip. Some light bitterness that is identical to unsweetened chocolate is there, and lingers in the finish.

Incredibly smooth (oats?), not heavy or syrupy, yet it's a sipper. Perfect to sit and contemplate without weighing you down. There's a reason it's ranked so high...it's a very balanced imperial stout, possibly the most balanced i've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2008 01:18:43 | More by emerge077
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dave1822

Michigan

4.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Wow! This beer is incredible. I had this beer out a bottle and poured it into a normal pint glass. The color and head were exceptional. A rich dark brown head that was the perfect size. The smell was like a cup of freshly brewed coffee with a slight campfire edge.

This beer is a huge beer and may take some getting used to for some but is one of the best beers I've ever drank.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2008 23:42:06 | More by dave1822
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4.9/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I got this bottle in a trade with hoppymeal. Thanks Derek!

It pours from 12 oz bottle a near pitch black witha finger tannish head of thick creamy foam.

The smell is very *very* nice. Tons of bourbon, chocolate, coffee, dark fruit and toffee tickle my nose buds.

The taste on first sip gives me loads of chocolate and bourbon followed immediately by coffee and some dark fruit and a nice hot cocoa bitterness. Yum!

More sips in, and that's quite easy to do as this has great drinkablity, I find more of the same but this is anything but boring. I really can't believe how darn tasty yet smooth drinking it is. As for the abv, there's just some slight warming after the swallow and the mouthfeel? Thick and chewy and absolutely superb. One of the best I've had to date.

I'm *trying* to stretch this bottle out for as long as I can but my glass keeps beckoning me to take another sip and I just don't have the will power to say no. ;^) What a drinking experience I'm having here...Founder's really set a high standard for the style when they brewed this puppy.

Btw, the foam retention is *very* good and there's lots of lacing hugging the side of my glass. Another point to mention is the aftertaste. It lingers on for a like forever and I couldn't be happier. Again, Yum!

Bottom line: A world class brew that is worth seeking out again and again. In fact, it's going right back on my Wants list as I write this review....

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2008 16:35:38 | More by Bitterbill
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tayner

Arizona

3.98/5  rDev -14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle.

Poured pitch black and oily from the stubby bottle and left a nice milk chocolate head behind that formed a nice ring. not much lacing, probably due to the 10%

Smell was coffee followed closely like bourbon.

Taste, well. coffee. bourbon. I know it is more complex than that, but for the sake of making it simple, it tastes like someone made me a cup of very, very strong coffee (you know, the kind you can stand a spoon in?) and then spiked it with a shot of whiskey. Plain and simple, thats what this beer it. It goes down warm like whiskey.

Mouthfeel is thick and coating. Heavy and filling.

The 10% is very warming, but i wouldn't say hot by any means. It is a sipper, but i can see how it could replace your morning cup of joe on sunday morning (or any morning you dont have to work). Although, at 10%, and so heavy, one at a time is plenty. IMO this is WAY better than FBS.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2008 21:37:03 | More by tayner
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brewandbbq

New Hampshire

4.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Vintage 2006

Pours opaque black, with dark brown bubbles that struggle to overcome the viscous liquid.
A inverted cascade of ulta-fine carbonation swells to a half inch with an exaggerated pour.
The whipped batter lasted less than two sips and dissolved to barely a whisp on the surface.
Aromatics are pungent with heavily roasted coffee, bitter chocolate, and a small dose of bourbon.
The mouthfeel is thick, chewy and slightly grainy. Plenty of gription and cling-power.
The pallet is laden with plenty of dry, bitter, dark chocolate, black-roasted coffee grounds, oak char, and burnt malt.
Hopping is subdued, and alcohol is slightly warming.
Finishes with lingering brownie batter infused with espresso, and spiked with a hint of whiskey.

The bourbon in this beer is quite subdued and is complimentary to the coffee and chocolate.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2008 22:57:55 | More by brewandbbq
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Stoneman78

California

4.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Currently #7 on the BA List, opened to kick off the 2008 Super Bowl, acquired via trade from MuenchenerKindl, poured into a Stone Old Guardian tulip glass, "Is good for everything a stout ought to be good for"!!!

Appearance is thick and dense brown-to-black motor oil, minimal brown head mostly disappears but there is some cream and bubbles on the edges, very mild lacing

Smell is huge roasty malts, espresso with tones of bitter chocolate, bourbon, woody oak, and vanilla are prominent, touch of dark fruits and molasses/brown sugar

Taste is predominately bitter coffee/espresso complimented well by the bourbon alcohol and wood presence and backed up with bittersweet chocolate, there is great balance here between those primary flavors, some molasses and alcohol warming in the finish

Mouthfeel is very full-bodied, thick and viscous texture you need to chew through, ample carbonation

Drinkability is good, I liked this considerably better than the original Breakfast stout which was much more coffee-forward and not as balanced, the alcohol is subdued despite the 11% level, this was definitely a treat, hopefully I can get my hands on more in the future.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2008 00:17:11 | More by Stoneman78
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jwolfie70

California

3.03/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

I had a lot of expectations regarding this beer, and I think I may have enjoyed this more without the expectations. The beer pours a very dark brown, with little head. The smell is of bourbon with some vanilla and roasted coffee. The taste is over the top bourbon, with burnt coffee. The taste just didnt do it for me, it was a little too overboard and tasted like a cold coffee and bourbon mixed drink. Given the hype around this beer, I will someday probably come into possession of another bottle and see if my first impressions were off.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2008 17:55:48 | More by jwolfie70
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deepsouth

Mississippi

4.13/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

this beer poured a jet black color with no head. the smell was BIG coffee, burnt fruits, raisins or dates maybe. the taste is consistant with the smell, but far less complex that i'd expect from a top ten beer. the mouthfeel is full and slightly oily. the alcohol smell isn't present at first but comes through slightly in the end. it's also not in the first tastes either, although even though it's not in the taste and smell right away, you do feel the warming of the alcohol on the way down.

overall this is a great beer, but not near as complex as i figured it would be. even though it got better as it warmed, it still was pretty one dimensional, coffee.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2008 14:56:09 | More by deepsouth
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sfoley333

Brazil

4.38/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a New Belgium snifter. Poured black with a dark tan head that foamed up two fingears than faded a minute later. Smell is dominated by coffee with hints of vanilla, chocolate, and a whiff of charred fussel oak. Taste coffee with darkfruit, molasses, and a alcohol warmth. While a great sipper or really drunk start to the day I could enjoy a couple but with 10 abv you might have weird afternoon.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2008 09:17:50 | More by sfoley333
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illidurit

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Viscous pitch black liquid with a very thin brown head. No lacing.

Aroma is huge coffee with hot dash of bourbon. This is gonna carry a kick!

Tastes like one shot of espresso, one shot of melted semisweet chocolate, and one shot of bourbon. It's got a nice heat to it that fits with the other flavors. Finish is drier than the Sahara.

Mouthfeel is a bit hot but the dry finish takes over and makes you want more. Drinkability is a bit hampered by the bourbon but this is still pretty smooth for 10% abv.

I feel that this is significantly different in taste but about equal in quality to the regular breakfast stout.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2008 03:32:00 | More by illidurit
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errantnight

California

4.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Joe 1510.

Just shy of exceptional... but really really good.

Pours engine oil black, with hardly a lick of head. Expected.

Smells roasty roasty roasty. Chocolate and coffee and a bit more roast, with raisin-y/prune-y sweetness. It's just a bit... flat. All really good, but I'm pulling here, doesn't explode. Maybe I'm being a bit harsh... but I wasn't disappointed.

Taste is more of the same, FINALLY a beer where bourbon compliments and mingles but doesn't overwhelm. The coffee is still definitely predominant (how is the FBS I've got floating around in my fridge going to taste if this is how much coffee is going on here?!), malt flavors are rich and full, sweet, but a beautiful balancing dryness. Grainy, though.

As wonderful as this is... difficult to justify lengthy attempts to acquire it on a regular basis. Would love to have this around as a local brew, though.

Really don't see how this is a top 10, but nothing this good is going to raise any kind of serious complaint from me.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2008 06:34:55 | More by errantnight
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barefootbrewer

Mississippi

4.45/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer poured a deep oily black with virtually no head. The aroma was simply robust coffee (well there might be a hint of roasted malt and slight fruit). The taste is strong of coffee with some possible raisin flavors. The mouthfeel if full and the finish is slightly oily - a bit of an alcohol burn is noticed at the end. This is an easy to drink beer. It is almost like an alcoholic coffee, but it goes down smooth.

Edit: I drank another bottle that I had gotten at the same time about a week later. The second bottle was more complex and interesting. The aroma had more of a bourbon note to it - I'm raising the score by 0.5 simply for the smell.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2008 22:56:49 | More by barefootbrewer
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meatyard

Pennsylvania

4.47/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The appearance is very dark with a short, dark chocolate head that falls away quickly leaving just a bit of lacing. Probably the darkest head I've seen on a beer.
The smell is of dark chocolate (the cocoa is pretty powerful here), coffee and some bourbon.
The taste is much the same but with a lot more of the bourbon and alcohol.
Mouthfeel is thick yet smooth.
Drinkability is good, While the alcohol is there and noticeable it doesn't get in the way, that is unless you were to drink a few.

I'm going to try and pick up a couple more if I can find them so I can age them to see how it goes. I can't imagine it not being better.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2008 01:32:07 | More by meatyard
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NJpadreFan

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Founders- Kentucky Breakfast Stout

Big thanks to Pimpp for this 1.

A- Thick black with a reddish tint, chunky head slowly builds up after the pour and leaves a big lace down the glass.
S- Dark chocolate fudge and yellow sponge cake. A nice touch of sweet bourbon in the tail end.
T- Thick dark fudge icing, moist chocolate cake, A touch of vanilla, and a finishing touch of smooth charcoal bourbon.
M- Big bitter chocolate up front but finishing off with a smooth sweet charred bourbon barrel booziness.

Overall- An excellent sipper. This is a great night cap/snowy evening beer!

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2008 20:58:44 | More by NJpadreFan
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 7,135 ratings.