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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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100
world-class

8,197 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,197
Reviews: 2,499
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,163
Gots: 2,946 | FT: 209
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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TheRavenger

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-30-2013 04:27:45 | More by TheRavenger
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ahuckk

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-24-2013 00:59:24 | More by ahuckk
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damngoode

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-09-2013 01:30:41 | More by damngoode
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Robdrinx

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-26-2013 05:58:41 | More by Robdrinx
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ellswrth

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-20-2012 03:10:09 | More by ellswrth
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swtchuck

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-20-2013 05:28:45 | More by swtchuck
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acc88

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

05-16-2013 07:05:34 | More by acc88
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POTABLE83

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-25-2012 14:02:00 | More by POTABLE83
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HopHead29

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

05-19-2013 22:18:39 | More by HopHead29
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KevinL

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-04-2014 16:28:26 | More by KevinL
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JustCamIt

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-15-2013 13:05:44 | More by JustCamIt
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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DrGonzoDDS

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-07-2012 15:29:30 | More by DrGonzoDDS
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Wade5614

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-04-2013 17:49:46 | More by Wade5614
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flagmantho

Washington

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

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Looking forward to this one!

Appearance: completely and totally black with a thin finger of rich brown foam. Quite good indeed.

Smell: sweet and rich; roasty without being acrid. There's a deep bouquet of fruit flavors, almost like a quadrupel. Oaky, vanilla and bourbon notes from the long barrel aging, but nothing over the top. A well-balanced, well-considered, and very enticing aroma.

Taste: the flavor has a little bit more edge to it than the aroma. Darkly fruity right up front with a good coffee character coming through -- something that was much less prevalent in the aroma. There's definitely a harsher bitterness in the flavor, probably from all the roast. There's also that characteristic vegetal hop aftertaste, which, while it's not my favorite thing, is kind of integral to the style. I love the deep, dark fruitiness, though.

Mouthfeel: huge body with a silky, smooth creaminess. It just goes down eeeasy.

Overall: an extremely tasty and capable beer. Certainly not a session quaffer, but definitely something I want to have more of.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 15:38:59 | More by flagmantho
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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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South Carolina

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Michigan

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08-03-2013 21:19:10 | More by KalH
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Michigan

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
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