Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.80%

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."

ABV varies by batch.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-13-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
12,552
Reviews:
3,206
Avg:
4.56
pDev:
8.77%
 
 
Wants:
4,492
Gots:
6,648
For Trade:
524
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Photo of vinicole
4.28/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle (2016 - 12.4%). Very dark brown. Thick tan head which diminishes over time.. Almost glutinous pour.
Immediate booze detected. Rich chocolate malt. Bourbon noticeable along with peat and liquorice.
Tastes like the bouquet. Brown bread comes through. A bitter completion nicely balances an initial sweetness.
Soft carbonation. Viscous. Very smooth.
Very tasty but not as good as the hype suggests.

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4.23/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ZachMayer14
4/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dyjuan8
4.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
4.17/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheChickenWing
5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer gets better and better every time I taste it. Nuff said

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Photo of JoshdPalin
4.83/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mpwiemann
4.43/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vidisad
4.25/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.44/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chaseclary
3.34/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I never thought I'd say this but: too much alcohol taste.

Also: No head and bitter.

Not a fan but will try again. Maybe I got a bad one.

Or y'all are crazy

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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of silverblaze540
4.59/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - Pitch black and heavy. Almost no head. Big bubbles linger.

S - Very strong bourbon smell. Chocolate and coffee. A bit like a wine.

T - Boozy taste that lingers. Bourbon with a bitter aftertaste.

M - Extremely thick and syrupy, but fairly smooth.

O - Extremely strong and boozy with a bit more bitterness than expected.

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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.49/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FlaS4
4.57/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Usernames
4.6/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Boxdiesel
4.83/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of themayorkoch
4.73/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.36/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mrnickatnite
4.95/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of B302
4.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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