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Kennebunkport IPA - Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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Kennebunkport IPAKennebunkport IPA

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BA SCORE
65
poor

261 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 25.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | 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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Kappakoosh

Texas

1.25/5  rDev -54.7%

02-09-2014 00:56:45 | More by Kappakoosh
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seanchai

Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

02-08-2014 01:40:28 | More by seanchai
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tdm168

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

02-08-2014 00:47:24 | More by tdm168
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StrangerTides

New York

3.75/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I'm hoping this is the same beer that is also referred to as KBC IPA? The label looks different from what's pictured here but it does say Kennebunkport Brewing. I actually like this a lot, even though it has a taste that's somewhat thinner and maybe slightly more bitter than my favorite IPAs. I find it crisp and refreshing, and besides that it's a good choice for the value - only $6 for 6 at Trader Joe's!

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 23:43:45 | More by StrangerTides
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

01-29-2014 16:00:52 | More by Whiskeydeez
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

01-27-2014 21:51:49 | More by BigTrubble
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Cavanaghty

Maine

2.69/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Served on tap in a pint glass.

Appearance: Amber color with a thin white head.

Smell: Mild smell of pine and hops.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste is a strong bitter pine and hops taste. very mild citrus in the background.

Overall: I am a huge IPA guy and I did not really care for this brew. They could have done better.

Serving type: on-tap

01-21-2014 21:49:32 | More by Cavanaghty
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

3.1/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured into my Sam Adams perfect pint glass, best by 4/14. Pours a bright orange, with a one inch white head, that leaves some lace. Smell is hard candy, tangerine, apple cider, grapefruit, and caramel. Taste is all about hard candy, caramel, and grapefruit. Body is medium, plenty of carbonation, a little dry, and goes down easy enough. Not my thing, but I am not a huge fan of English IPAS.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 18:27:06 | More by SawDog505
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Paxman1965

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

01-18-2014 01:42:12 | More by Paxman1965
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1BadblueSS

New York

3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

01-09-2014 22:42:02 | More by 1BadblueSS
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jawlessbody

Indiana

3.16/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bottle into an american pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a thick, deep orange with syrupy haze with a two finger head that stuck around for a bit and left good amounts of lacing.

Smell: Smells very fruity and malty with lots of zesty citrus notes. It's extremely hard to get hops from on the nose, but they are there lurking in the background.

Taste: First comes a wave of caramel malts flavor with vague, indistinguishable fruit notes. This is them followed up with quite a stale happiness that doesn't provide a lot of flavor, but rather overpowers the initial maltiness by being too aggressive in it's bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Slick, syrupy mouthfeel with just the right amount of carbonation. Surprisingly the best part of the beer.

Overall: I want to like this beer, I really do...but unfortunately I would not recommend it. It smells too sweet, isn't very well balanced in flavors and is just missing something special to make it stand out. It isn't the worst I've had, but it certainly isn't the best. It's just a boring, average IPA with nothing special to offer.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 17:15:40 | More by jawlessbody
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BillRoth

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

12-29-2013 03:09:22 | More by BillRoth
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brewerburgundy

California

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

12-26-2013 01:09:46 | More by brewerburgundy
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

12-14-2013 18:33:06 | More by carrollmel7
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Eighty

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

12-05-2013 18:49:15 | More by Eighty
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largadeer

California

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

11-26-2013 09:23:54 | More by largadeer
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jaxray8

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +35.9%

11-23-2013 05:20:34 | More by jaxray8
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Geijerb

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

11-21-2013 14:34:56 | More by Geijerb
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Manuel_M

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

11-02-2013 02:54:01 | More by Manuel_M
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RIKIM

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev +8.7%

10-23-2013 23:43:07 | More by RIKIM
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buckyp

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

10-15-2013 00:27:13 | More by buckyp
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GDPete

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

10-14-2013 13:21:53 | More by GDPete
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gregu2

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

10-10-2013 01:52:17 | More by gregu2
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

3/5  rDev +8.7%

10-09-2013 03:21:45 | More by ScubaSteve00
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MrBallz

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

09-27-2013 00:52:30 | More by MrBallz
Kennebunkport IPA from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
65 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.