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:
12,637
Reviews:
3,233
Avg:
4.56
pDev:
8.77%
 
 
Wants:
4,498
Gots:
6,681
For Trade:
528
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pitch black color, has the appearance of warm cola. I get chocolate in the nose along with stale tobacco and leather, the bourbon is there but doesn't dominate for me which is something I prefer to all the BA's that burn the hair out of your nose. I get the bourbon in the taste a bit more along with some coffee and maybe vanilla. The taste is a bit flat to me (I experienced this with '14 and '15).

Edit- Sipping on '16 right now everything applies other than appearance, which I raised from 4 to 4.5. The head was rich creamy and mocha colored, way more attractive than last year.

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
4.56 out of 5 based on 12,637 ratings.
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