Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
12,723 Ratings
Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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Photo of MOVERTON1284
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

After a 6 year vertical I can say that this is best fresh to one year old. After that the flavors fall off some, but they are all still very good. I like KBS aged about 6 months as the coffee has faded some and the coffee is taking over.

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2.08/5  rDev -54.9%

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4.64/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.39/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.1/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -13.2%

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4.9/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.52/5  rDev -2%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.7/5  rDev +2%

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4.32/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Jobin_24
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.12/5  rDev -10.6%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.92/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of Isumurphy
5/5  rDev +8.5%

Absolutely perfect beer. There isn't another on the market that can replicate this. I have tried in homebrewing but can't come close.....but who should expect to get close to such a great brewery?

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Photo of kkleu357
4.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Drove all the way to Grand Rapids to try some. Was able to come home with some bottles. Poured very heavy, giving a small tan head. Dark thick body. No light comes through. Smell is very minimal bourbon with lots of coffee. Some wood smell. Taste is coffee with more bourbon than the smell. Very good. One of the best beers I've had. Poured the beer somewhere around 55 degrees.

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Photo of Chrisc212
5/5  rDev +8.5%

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 12,723 ratings
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