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Which Founders has the strongest coffee flavor?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bradystraps, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. I am considering the CBS, KBS and Breakfast. I love coffee.
    Talk me into which one to try first.
  2. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    BCBS Coffee Stout.

    To actually answer your Q: FBS. Cheapest/easiest to obtain?
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  3. jlenik

    jlenik Savant (445) New Jersey Jan 22, 2009

    Breakfast has the most coffee flavor. The other two have factors that subdue the intensity of the coffee.
  4. MCain04

    MCain04 Savant (400) Texas Jan 3, 2013

    Define "considering." If you actually have KBS and CBS in front of you, you are a truly a lucky man, and I envy you.

    KBS and CBS offer a lot more complexity and barrel notes that make them some of the most sought after beers in America. FBS is wonderful as well but is definitely your easily-available, $10/4pack option that is most reasonable if you actually have to seek them out. It also has the coffee batting first more so than the other two.
  5. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Advocate (680) Texas Dec 28, 2012

    Not made by Founders but Terrapin Wank n Bake or Ballast Point Victory @ Sea. Both have more coffee than the ones mentioned by Founders. I got more chocolate than coffee from FBS
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  6. Dcv

    Dcv Savant (250) Michigan Nov 12, 2009

    Barrel Aged Sumatra Mountain Brown and Sumatra Mountain Brown then Breakfast Stout.
  7. I have a local shop I found while on a business trip to Boston and they have the entire Founders line. Never tries any of their stuff so I'm picking something up! :D
  8. Dcv

    Dcv Savant (250) Michigan Nov 12, 2009

    And they still had CBS and KBS? That is a really good find.
  9. The breakfast stout has more coffee up frount and then mellows.
  10. Leaning towards the breakfast. Looking forward to trying it.
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  11. fbs on tap tasted like coffee beans
  12. BobZ

    BobZ Advocate (580) Massachusetts Jun 24, 2009

    No, I'm quite sure they don't. :) But they probably have FIS, FBS, plus the year rounders if he's lucky. :D
  13. They had KBS. I don't think they had CBS if memory serves me.
  14. Breakfast.
  15. jman005

    jman005 Advocate (515) Kentucky Jan 21, 2013

    Breakfast stout has most coffee. try them all though. also try Sixpoint 3Beans. It is amazing with deep coffee and cacao flavors.
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  16. jmgrub

    jmgrub Savant (455) California Nov 20, 2010

    Didn't fix that for you. Best typo I've seen in a while.