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Kennebunkport Pumpkin Ale - Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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Kennebunkport Pumpkin AleKennebunkport Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
69
poor

151 Ratings
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 2.91
pDev: 22.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lothore on 09-12-2007)
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with active carbonation and a one finger white head with decent retention and lacing. Aroma of sweet malt, pumpkin, clove, cinnamon, a little bit of soap astringency. Flavor is quite sweet malt, artificial pumpkin, clove, nutmeg and cinnamon. Light bodied with nice carbonation. This has all the ingrediants of a pumpkin ale, but seems slapped together, kind of like an overly sweet, commercially made pumpkin pie. Too sweet and artificial tasting, but drinkable with food.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2013 20:13:06 | More by LiquidAmber
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DaveHS

California

3.08/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-Pours clear dark golden color with a thin, fizzy off white head. No lacing.

S-Kind of weird. Smells like the water after you boil root vegetables, nutmeg, the inside of a dentist's office. Something artificial in here.

T/M-An average kolsch (or some kind of lighter german ale) with a burst of cinnamon and nutmeg mid-palate. There's a hint of earthiness, suggesting there may be some actual pumpkin in this. However, it's not enough to make the beer interesting. Light bodied and crisp, with a cinnamon/nutmeg finish.

O-An average, inoffensive pumpkin ale. I'll take it over Buffalo Bill's.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2011 00:11:44 | More by DaveHS
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hunteraw

China

3.08/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First pumpkin beer of the season this year!

Appearance: Thin head, golden amber in color (rather less orange than I would have expected). Poor retention and no lacing.

Smell: Pumpkin pie spices, especially ginger. Some spicy hops and caramel malt.

Taste: Pumpkin-y, but slightly acid and artificial-tasting. Mineral water finish.

Mouthfeel: Spritzy carbonation, light/med body

Drinkability: Decent pumpkin beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2008 02:45:08 | More by hunteraw
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SDtastentune

California

3.08/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Dark yellow with no head or lace.

S - Spices cloves and slight pumpkin.

T - Spices cloves and kinda pumpkin/light beer taste.

M - fizzzy, slightly over fizzy.

D - Drinks ok, too much spice aftertaste but might go well with pumpkin pie or thanksgiving. Weird aftertaste that leaves a spice/clove thing in the back of my throat. Good holiday ale. Kinda could not finish it due to its weirdness, had to pass it on.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2010 02:22:52 | More by SDtastentune
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Zodijackyl

Connecticut

3.05/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours light orange with a thin head that doesn't stick at all. Smells like pumpkin pie, fruity and spiced. Spices are prominent in the taste - cloves are notable - and pumpkin is matched to this. As with most KBC beers, there is a sweet flavor that tastes a bit odd, though it is very faint in this one. Regular beer flavors, malt and hops, are barely noticeable. Mouthfeel features moderate carbonation which enhanced the spice flavors, but also has an unpleasant sticky feeling as it warms up. Fairly light all around, decent drinkability, though not something to drink slowly as it has some less pleasant notes that become more apparent closer to room temperature.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2010 22:51:08 | More by Zodijackyl
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Tone

Missouri

3.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden color with little head that dissipates quickly. No lacing. A spicy pumpkin aroma, along with the cleanliness of a lager. Clearly a pumpkin ale, but it is a weaker version than I am used to and enjoy. Average carbonation with a strong pumpkin flavor. The flavor is definitely not overpowering and instead is rather weak. Overall a smooth beer but weaker than I would normally expect for a good pumpkin.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2008 02:17:06 | More by Tone
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avisong

Virginia

3/5  rDev +3.1%

04-13-2012 03:22:29 | More by avisong
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +3.1%

11-12-2012 22:39:20 | More by WhitmansNiece
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Fahz

New York

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-02-2012 11:46:07 | More by Fahz
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

3/5  rDev +3.1%

01-14-2013 20:52:24 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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CameronLBell

South Carolina

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-02-2012 01:28:23 | More by CameronLBell
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sd123

Louisiana

3/5  rDev +3.1%

12-15-2013 23:04:39 | More by sd123
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Nightrain87

California

3/5  rDev +3.1%

11-20-2011 00:21:35 | More by Nightrain87
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LarsBrekken

New York

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-07-2012 23:04:56 | More by LarsBrekken
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Falcone

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-18-2013 04:51:39 | More by Falcone
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bh123

California

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-26-2012 07:13:52 | More by bh123
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Jho3325

Indiana

3/5  rDev +3.1%

12-08-2013 05:07:14 | More by Jho3325
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buckyp

South Carolina

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-15-2013 00:26:41 | More by buckyp
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TrojanWheels

California

3/5  rDev +3.1%

01-19-2012 21:26:33 | More by TrojanWheels
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vfgccp

New York

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-14-2012 13:26:49 | More by vfgccp
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jwinship83

Illinois

3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A- very lager like. golden colored body with very active visible carbonation and a 1cm quickly falling white colored head that leaves no lacing behind.

S- pumpkin bread, yeast, cinnamon, and some grainy malts.

T- similar to a pumpkin pie. couldnt taste any of the yeast that i thought i could smell

M- light bodied with a high level of carbonation. probably too much.

D- this just isnt for me. if you love pumpkin pie, and hate beer, this one is just about right for you. the bottle was pretty hard for me to finish, and im glad this one was left at my place rather than something i bought.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2008 20:54:54 | More by jwinship83
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jmmy3

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +3.1%

09-25-2013 16:26:57 | More by jmmy3
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hilgart1

Illinois

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-04-2013 01:45:03 | More by hilgart1
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +3.1%

04-01-2013 13:38:13 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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AJ01923

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +3.1%

03-13-2013 03:13:19 | More by AJ01923
Kennebunkport Pumpkin Ale from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
69 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.