Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) | Founders Brewing Company

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
12,726 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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2015 bottle aged for an entire year, carmel notes,chocolaty, super glad i waited so long to crack one open,would aged it longer as good!

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Watching "battle of the bastards" and Ramsey Bolton just got his a** kiced

Time to celebrate!

from the 2017 batch

12 oz bottle into an oversized snifter. I like my stouts room temp so it never saw the fridge

Wow! 2017 is a great year for KBS

Dark as night! Chocolate notes are out of this world. Heavy bourbon warms upfront then comfortably settles as you ease into this one. Coffee, mate! gets better and better with each sip

one of the best

Update: had it on tap for the first time and it was glorious! In my top 3 favorites

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WOW! this beauty is unbelievable. Had on tap at andy's corner with fellow BA's jessecarr and jmscott.

This beer is amazing. poured into a over sized wine glass. With a nice thick chewy tan head.

It starts out with a great bourbon wood and coffee smell that is pungent and amazing. And the great smell remains in the glass well after the beer is gone.

The taste of bourbon, wood and slight coffee hit the pallet and as this brew warms the taste of coffee and chocolate start to take over. So tasty and amazing.

This beer is just outright awesome. by far one of the best beers I've gotten the pleasure to try so far. I would love to have this available all the time. If you haven't tried this puppy yet do what you can to get some of this.

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Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 12,726 ratings
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