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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

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

Walked into my local liquor store for an IPA run, and on my way to check out I saw a lonesome, dusty 4-pack of KBS sitting there on the shelf. I NEVER thought I'd get a chance to try this beer. So after I made a mess in my pants I finally had the chance to give the almighty KBS a shot.

This is a beer that definitely lives up to the hype. Bell's Expedition Stout was the king in my books, but it's been dethroned. KBS is easily one of the most well balanced and delicious beers I've ever had the pleasure of drinking. HUGE bourbon, coffee, chocolate, cognac, and vanilla flavors that blend so well together it almost makes me angry.

As far as stouts go, this is one of the smoothest, most easy drinking stouts I've got my hands on. And this beer's 11.2% ABV. Dangerously drinkable, dangerously delicious, and just plain flat-out incredible. My only complaint is the mouthfeel wasn't as creamy as I expected it to be, and that's really all I can complain about. This is an absolutely must have beer.

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 12,837 ratings
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