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:
12,551
Reviews:
3,205
Avg:
4.56
pDev:
8.77%
 
 
Wants:
4,492
Gots:
6,648
For Trade:
524
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Ratings: 12,551 |  Reviews: 3,205
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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Photo of GreenBayBA
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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Photo of JustinAbs
4.5/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of csnyder83
4.49/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JJuva13
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

Photo of trmiller24
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

Photo of jroof1
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

Photo of cheefdaddy1
4.29/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArtAttackEd
4.1/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Very well balanced. Nothing dominates. Nothing detracts. Impressive.

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Photo of Trosper53
4.63/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ThatAmateurBeerDrinker
4.39/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mikey2333
4.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of CMC73
4.68/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of breffitt
4.31/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

L: Very dark, even in light with a lasting chocolate head.
S: strong on the bourbon and chocolate, vanilla hits when it warms.
T: immediate bourbon followed by chocolate with a verry smooth vanilla/chocolate finish.
F: nice and creamy.
O: Stands up to the hype, would only get better with age. All ingredients flow together well.

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Photo of vette2006c5r
4.79/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

KBS pours a black color, with a big, long lasting and lacing head. Big aroma, lots of oats, hints of smoke. Taste is also big, lots of oak and oats, hints of chocolate, with a big bourbon flavor near the end. Good body and feel. Overall, excellent beer, great bourbon flavor.

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
4.56 out of 5 based on 12,551 ratings.
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