Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
BA SCORE
97.7%
Liked This Beer
4.61 w/ 12,685 ratings
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
Ranking:
#28
Reviews:
3,242
Ratings:
12,685
Liked:
12,393
Avg:
4.61/5
pDev:
8.46%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4,502
Gots:
6,690
Trade:
523
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5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Reviewing a 2016. It pours a deep black with a short tan head that dissipated quickly, but still leaves some lacing. The smell is deep, dark chocolate and a little bourbon. The coffee has faded a bit on this one, but it's still present. The smell is fantastic. The taste gets better as it warms toward room temperature. It's beautiful bourbon, dark chocolate, coffee with a lot of sweetness and some oak. The mouthfeel is perfect. It's smooth, thick, low carbonation - just like velvet. Overall this beer is basically perfection. The smell and feel alone merit high praise. The outstanding taste is almost a bonus.

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

On tap at House of Pizza. All I can say is this truly lives up to and transcends all the hype. This is honestly the best beer I've ever had. I will write a more formal review once my mind is capable... But for now I must continue to drink this godly brew.

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

I absolutely love this stout. It's like drinking a chocolate/coffee/vanilla milkshake with a shot of sweet sweet bourbon in it. Absolutely fantastic and well done.

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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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