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Kennebunkport Porter - Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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Kennebunkport PorterKennebunkport Porter

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BA SCORE
75
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167 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 17.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sweethome on 12-11-2011)
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Ratings: 167 | Reviews: 72 | Display Reviews Only:
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

02-16-2014 02:49:37 | More by Sammy
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

02-09-2014 00:34:13 | More by tdm168
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ricecracker420

California

2/5  rDev -38.1%

01-31-2014 05:19:18 | More by ricecracker420
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -7.1%

01-26-2014 05:32:17 | More by tbryan5
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

01-05-2014 18:38:19 | More by Gagnonsux
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meehandennis

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

01-04-2014 19:59:35 | More by meehandennis
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Treath

California

3.98/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a glass mug. First time tasting this beer.

A- Very dark almost black ruby color. Looks like a Cola. Very little tan colored head, a few centimeters of it (maybe my glass ruined the head?). Leaves a thin ring of froth and a tiny bit of lacing.

S- Dark roasted malts. Roasty and Earthy. Black coffee. A little hops.

T- A strong hop bitterness at first with heavy dark roasted almost burnt malts. Black coffee taste right in the middle. The hops surprised me. No sweetness whatsoever. The aftertaste is of burnt malts and bitterness.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Good carbonation. It feels crisp from the carbonation.

O- Overall, this is a good beer. It's great when you're in the mood for a dark strong cup of black coffee with no sugar.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2013 04:10:47 | More by Treath
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largadeer

California

2/5  rDev -38.1%

11-26-2013 08:13:17 | More by largadeer
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -7.1%

11-20-2013 03:40:04 | More by TEdubbaD
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Allurex

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

11-13-2013 06:06:15 | More by Allurex
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beergoot

Colorado

4.06/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes dated October 17th, 2013.

Dark brown/mahogany body with a lasting white head. Strong toffee and vanilla notes in the aroma. Taste produced elements of coffee and cream with a light bitter chocolate edge. Very smooth bodied; soft, semi-sweet; medium body.

Very smooth and delectable. Right balance of dark malt goodness with an oh-so subtle hop bitterness. Creamy. Touch of lactose sourness.

Serving type: on-tap

11-05-2013 22:25:45 | More by beergoot
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RBorsato

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

10-22-2013 16:08:38 | More by RBorsato
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oberon

North Carolina

3.49/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A freind gave me this over the weekend here in the triad,I have been to Federal Jacks a few times.Pours a deep color with a half finger light beige head atop.Aromas are sweet with molasses and brown sugar notes,some roast underneath.Sweet on the palate with the molasses flavors being predominant,some dark roast and mild earthiness to cut off the sweetness just enough in the finish.Not bad but the sweetness and fizzy feel detracts from it.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2013 17:14:05 | More by oberon
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DbbC

Illinois

4/5  rDev +23.8%

10-19-2013 03:03:04 | More by DbbC
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

10-19-2013 01:43:05 | More by kylehay2004
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

10-09-2013 03:23:05 | More by ScubaSteve00
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RIKIM

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

10-07-2013 22:47:00 | More by RIKIM
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MrBallz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.1%

09-27-2013 00:54:43 | More by MrBallz
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Chiefy770

Illinois

3.31/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a pint glass from a bottle with a "best enjoyed before" date of July 2014.

A thick, fluffy, light-brown foam head forms over a rich dark brown body.

The aroma consists of floral notes with a heavy, almost meaty backdrop.

On first the sip I tasted strong notes of toasted malts. There were mild hints of fruit, particularly blackberry. It initially seems creamy but ends with a semi-bitter finish.

Bottom Line: As many others have reviewed, this is a very average Porter. This is not a bad beer by any means, however there are many other Porters that I would recommend over this one. If you do not have loyalties to a particular Porter then give Kennebunkport a try, you might like it.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 01:40:51 | More by Chiefy770
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psmith161

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

09-19-2013 17:14:23 | More by psmith161
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EyeOfBuck

Ohio

3.49/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown with a light head that quickly disparate to a ring around the chilled mug.
Smell is almost non-existent. Very drinkable porter with enough carbonation to tingle the whole tongue and and a bitterness that sustains the full depth of the swallow. The KBC porter mouth feel is easy to drink after day at work without an overwhelming alcohol content making a relaxing sensation that is very satisfying but not overwhelming. Overall, for the price purchased at Trader Joes make it a value for those who want a dark beer to relax to after a hard day at work. Although not a stellar porter is very easy to enjoy without the heavy alcohol content and sweetness that are found in others of this style.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2013 00:33:59 | More by EyeOfBuck
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David_C

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-09-2013 22:23:14 | More by David_C
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brandon911

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

08-27-2013 02:10:43 | More by brandon911
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MilkManX

Arizona

4/5  rDev +23.8%

08-26-2013 18:50:20 | More by MilkManX
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dheacck11

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

08-19-2013 23:32:06 | More by dheacck11
Kennebunkport Porter from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
75 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.