Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
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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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Well, got the beer. KBS.....poured one out day before Easter. I have had their Porter and the famous breakfast stout.
Also a fan of the arrogant bastard Oaked. Oh and I like the Johnny walker double black neat and on the rocks.
And bookers bourbon. Diluted of course. Had it neat 1 time. Holy spit!!!
With that all out of the way....KBS.
The hype all the talk...done.
If you can get it IMHO, awsome. If you had any of founders stuff you don't have to do a breakdown review.
Poured it out cold, drank ..I mean SIPPED half... And enjoyed the other half at room temp. I think the bourbon is more pronounced at room temp. Had to get yes. This year made the effort to get it and got 1 4 pack. Aging the rest. ...Ummm ok maybe I will have the other Easter sunday. But I will age the other 2.
And that's my review.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Enjoyed on tap from a snifter at Plan B in Simsbury, CT. I didn't want to go right out with all 5s for this review, but truthfully could find nothing to critique that wasn't on-par and expected in the style. It poured black as pitch with a cocoa-colored head. The nose is complex with coffee and vanilla notes right up front preparing my palate for deliciousness. And delicious it was, with all the roasted coffee at first, followed by the sweetness from the bourbon-barrel aging and malts. An outstanding stout, worthy of 100 rating.

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97.7% out of 100 with 12,685 ratings
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