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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

9,113 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 9,113
Reviews: 2,545
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 3,597
Gots: 3,362 | FT: 242
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ok so 2010 vintage KBS takes the cake I cant lie.. Side by side notes were extremely hard especially after drinking a beer or two and then having to deal with 2 of what are possibly the best beers Ive ever had and had only heard about prior to this day not to mention 11+ octane for each..

Here we go with 2011.. keep in mind these notes precede the vintage 2010.

2mm tan head dissapates to awesome glass coating lace.

smells of rich bourbon oak, chocolate, getting more coffee notes on this one than the aged bottle. f..king incredible nose

smooth still full body mouthfeel.. Creamy

immediately tasting chocolate, coffee, roasted malts.. trailing off ..

Overall... Drunk...

I cant tell you how lucky I feel to have had this experience.. Great beers side by side..
Cheers Ben..

Poured Deep black

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,113 ratings.