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:
12,554
Reviews:
3,207
Avg:
4.56
pDev:
8.77%
 
 
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4,492
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6,649
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +9.6%

I had the pleasure of having this on tap up at Moe's in Mass. Absolutely a fantastic beer. Ive always been a fan of the breakfast stout and had KBS in a bottle once but having it on draft... not much comes close.

Appearance: Very dark. opaque and has a brilliant dark brown head to it. not a ton of carbonation coming off

Smell: Quite well balanced. The main players here are coffee and bourbon. there is a nice hint of chocolate

Taste: This is where having it on tap makes a huge difference. So it starts off with coffee and bourbon then transitions to a smooth chocolate with maybe a hint of vanilla. The end is quite smooth with more bourbon woody coffee and an almost creamy hint. a good amount of sweetness to deal with the bourbon and covers the alcohol which you cant taste at all. You can keep sipping on this all day long

Mouth feel: almost viscous and super pleasant. thick and creamy. hits the mouth and coats the tongue. Perfect for a stout

Overall: If i didnt have to drive, i would have sat there all night getting stupid. a really fantastic beer; one which i can not say enough good things about. Would put it in the top 5 if not top 3 with Heady and World Wide. Just a beautiful beer and if you ever have a chance to try it, sell your first born or whatever, just do it!

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
4.56 out of 5 based on 12,554 ratings.
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