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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

9,451 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 9,451
Reviews: 2,611
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.87%
Wants: 4,006
Gots: 3,620 | FT: 251
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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Ratings: 9,451 | Reviews: 2,611
Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.73/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lm858
4.12/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Darwin232
4.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of meperson
4.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SteveCarrozza
4.55/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of -Rick
4.69/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of offandennui
4.25/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dandp88
5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nhoelzen
4.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jamnesiac
4.98/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Better than I hyped it up to be. Worth every pricey penny.

Photo of Bumblebtna
4.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cheld
4.46/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of dutesanch
4/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Brensol
4.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrinkDrankPunk
4.56/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.78/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.92/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

Like vanilla bourbon. Holy shit that's amazing. Mouthfeel not as full as if expect but seems just right. I don't even get the coffee and chocolate notes. Which is a good thing because as I've said before: coffee- and/or chocolate-forward stouts are cliché.

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Photo of KurtWiz
4.9/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2015 KBS has a heavy coffee and chocolate flavor. Not as boozy as previous releases. Very enjoyable.

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4.55/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JefferyLaGrow
4.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is the 2015, and is fresh and delicious. Strong nose and flavors of coffee and chocolate. The mouth feel is chewy and rough. There is some substance to this beer. The barrel is perfectly balanced with the coffee-chocolate backbone.

Photo of Frumious_Bandersnatch
4.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of johnpalisi
4.73/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,451 ratings.