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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

7,994 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7,994
Reviews: 2,495
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 3,108
Gots: 2,858 | FT: 207
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: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Acquired an aged 1-2 year old bottle from a trade.

A - Jet black with a thin head. Just what I expect from a good stout.

S - Bourbon, chocolate and a hint of vanilla. It smells great. Bourbon really sticks out but has a great alcohol smell.

T - Fantastic! The balance of bourbon, chocolate and coffee is perfect. The bourbon is not overpowering like other BA stouts I've had. It melds perfectly with the chocolate and finishes with a slight bitter hop bite which just works.

M - Perfect. So smooth, it coats the tongue and goes down so easy. Carbonation is just right for a stout, understated as not to get in the way of the flavors.

O - This is my new favorite stout. Definitely the best stout I've had in a a bottle. I'm ready to trade for some more KBS.

Serving type: bottle

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 7,994 ratings.