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First Impressions of 2017 KBS

Well, my love hate relationship with Founders has reached a new level with 2017 KBS. As I patiently waited for the release in Southeastern Michigan, I was able to get a bottle to try from KBS week. If you remember last year, I was floored by how strong the coffee was in the 2016 version. In that post I mentioned that I would age some and try them at 6 months and 1 year. I am happy to report that some age on 2016 KBS made…

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2016 KBS – First Impressions of Kentucky Breakfast Stout

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) Beer Review – First Impressions of Kentucky Breakfast Stout 2016 I have made no bones about the use of beer mules to help me get my hands on beers across the country. My favorite is Loman, a sixty-something non-drinker that travels the country non-stop for his job. One thing I neglected to mention about Loman is where he hangs his hat; right outside of Grand Rapids, MI Aka Beer City USA Aka home of Founders Brewing Company. Did I also mention…

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2015 KBS and the Bourbon Barrel Obsession

Editors Note: This celebrated beer demands a lot of attention and I thought some additional input from a few of us would be fun. Don created the foundation for this post, John and I contributed our thoughts at the footing.  This is KBS! Featured Contributor:  Don Manfredi  @profmanfredi I have always said that the best thing to mix with alcohol is alcohol. Drinks like Manhattans and Martinis are perfect examples of this theory in practice. This idea is one reason why aging beer in bourbon barrels works…

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