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Kennebunkport IPA - Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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BA SCORE
66
poor

281 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 281
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 2.78
pDev: 24.82%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Monkeyknife on 12-01-2007)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

A: crystal clear; bronze colored; 2 finger off white head that receded slowly to a thin cap; very nice lacing;

S: earthy, herbal, a little caramel;

T: a little sour; finish has a little bitterness, but the sourness is still there; date on bottle is 4/15, so it's not old;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: can't get past the sourness;

HamdenHector, Oct 04, 2014
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I was surprised to see this beer rate so poorly. I flew in from CA and was treated by one of these beers which was purchased at Trader Joe's (I am always hesitant to buy or drink beer from a discount beer place. Especially a place that doesn't store beer the correct way.). The beer was nothing outstanding but I did not detect any crazy off flavors or anything unpleasant. The one thing I didn't like is that this beer comes off more like a Pale Ale than an IPA. Low hop aroma and flavor, not a very bitter beer and not the most ABV ( this beer doesn't even top 5.7). The one thing I liked about this beer is the easy drinking qualities this beer had. I had several and was not sluring my words and the beer tasted just fine. If someone passed me this beer in a glass and told me nothing about it, I would not even have a single complaint.

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I found this single 12oz bottle at the Trader Joe's in Glen Ellyn, IL for the extremely low price of just $1 a bottle. Actually it is not all that uncommon to find prices like that at Trader Joe's. No freshness date.

The beer poured a clear amber/orange color but made just a thin rim for a head and left very little lacing.

The beer had a spicy hop smell to it along with a buttery/butterscotch aroma.

Grassy hop flavor along with a touch of citrus. The malt is more bready than caramely, and the bitterness is kind of low for an IPA. Can't say that the flavor wowed me over.

Light to medium body with medium carbonation.

It's drinkable, but kind of blah, and not very IPA-like.

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Kennebunkport IPA from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
66 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.