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

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BA SCORE
69
poor

193 Ratings
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Ratings: 193
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 2.91
pDev: 23.02%
Wants: 0
Gots: 15 | 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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Photo of mactrail
2.85/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Beautiful orange-tinged yellow color with an appealing white foam in the tall Maredsous glass. Lots of prickly carbonation. Strange smell of Jello and some sort of cupcake, however. I can't believe the weird spice is cinnamon.

The flavor starts with an uncomprehending moment as the citrus acidity, the bitterish spices, and the tart candy taste all roil about in the mouth. The flavor is like some tropical fruit soda with a touch of tamarind and butterscotch Lifesavers. The slight bitterness of undetermined origin does little to make this palatable.

This is one pumpkin that doesn't rise above the flotsam. The pleasant sudsy mouthfeel is the only redeeming feature. From the 12 oz bottle purchased at Trader Joe's.

mactrail, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of blackearth
1.45/5  rDev -50.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Purchased at Trader Joes. Pours a light straw yellow with a thin white head that quickly fades. Aroma of... nasty sugar and faint pumpkin. Light bodied with a crisp carbonation. Flavors of pumpkin pie spice and a sweetness that is just... off. I'm not really sure how to describe it. This beer is pretty damn horrible.

blackearth, Nov 07, 2009
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

hepcyisp, Nov 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +20.3%

crob3888, Nov 03, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +16.8%

dansushi, Oct 29, 2014
Photo of cloudhppr
2.25/5  rDev -22.7%

if i've learned one thing about beers, it's that if the location isn't prominently displayed, it's usually not worth it. it is very light for my taste, and it's as if the pumpkin spice is added in during the bottling phase, much like the lemon flavor of a summer shandy. the six pack was bought for me, so i'm not complaining too much.

cloudhppr, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of Jomolieri
1/5  rDev -65.6%

It taste like rubber. The first sip had a crazy cinnamon spice sort of thing but after that I thought I was drinking rubber flavored beer. This is the first beer I ever dumped down the drain.

Jomolieri, Oct 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Davepoolesque, Oct 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +11.7%

ThePaleRider, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of Shindoverse
1.75/5  rDev -39.9%

This is a crime against beer. To use an analogy, this reminds me of those coffees that are infused with some artificial flavor and aroma to enhance the taste. The pumpkin taste feels like a perfume that was added. If you want a pumpkin ale, do it right. There is no substitute for Dogfish Head's version.

Shindoverse, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of Franziskaner
3.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Golden colored with a fingernail of off white head covering half of the top. Aroma is strongly of pumpkin pie spice,cinnamon, and nutmeg. The flavor is overly spiced pumpkin pie spice,cinnamon and nutmeg and is quite artificial. The mouth is heavily over carbonated and has excessive spices.

Franziskaner, Oct 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

EvanWilliams, Oct 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -31.3%

claybertut, Oct 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +20.3%

nabevch, Oct 23, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -39.9%

apasternak, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of Algar11
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Algar11, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of ricke49
3/5  rDev +3.1%

very heavy on the clove and cinnamon. would have preferred more 'beer' characteristics and less pumpkin pie/soda pop taste. how you experience this brew will depend what you're after. I was expecting a beer and was disappointed.

ricke49, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of NickThePyro
3/5  rDev +3.1%

NickThePyro, Oct 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

GatorCoop, Oct 19, 2014
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1.28/5  rDev -56%

BcOneSeven, Oct 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +20.3%

goodylil2shoes, Oct 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +11.7%

Gregwa, Oct 18, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +21%

geryeb624, Oct 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +20.3%

aklude, Oct 17, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Kmlund, Oct 17, 2014
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Kennebunkport Pumpkin Ale from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
69 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.