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Kennebunkport Porter - Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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BA SCORE
75
okay

180 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 17.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +32%

irthesteve, May 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Noelito76, Apr 30, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

RavyneChyylde, Apr 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

joshrosborne, Apr 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

anzb, Apr 06, 2014
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1/5  rDev -68.9%

Filabee, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Mauzki, Apr 02, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -30.1%

SpongeKA, Mar 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

tpauer, Mar 29, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Lightman, Mar 22, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
3.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with an expiration date of November 2014. Sampled on March 11, 2014.

The pour is dark amber brown with a modest tan head that leaves lacing. Also some reddish hues if held to the light just right.

The aroma is of dark malts, butter, olive oil, slight chocolate, and a vague earthy hop note.

The body is light to medium and about right for the style.

The taste has a quick burst of sweet malts which are followed nearly immediately by a modest hop bite the ends on the dry side. Not an extraordinary Porter but one that I found to be drinkable.

puboflyons, Mar 11, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This beer is sold at Trader Joe's stores for about $6 a six-pack, so a dollar a bottle. It's not a great porter, but it's easy drinking, dark and malty, and is low in alcohol. No one would ever mistake this for a high quality porter, it simply isn't, but it's close enough when you're looking for something... close enough. I have a couple six packs waiting at home.

For a dollar a bottle, though, it might very well be the best beer in the world.

mrfreakybig, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

LXIXME, Feb 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Sammy, Feb 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

tdm168, Feb 09, 2014
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2/5  rDev -37.9%

ricecracker420, Jan 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

tbryan5, Jan 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Gagnonsux, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

meehandennis, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of Treath
3.98/5  rDev +23.6%
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.

Treath, Nov 30, 2013
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2/5  rDev -37.9%

largadeer, Nov 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

TEdubbaD, Nov 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Allurex, Nov 13, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev +26.1%
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.

beergoot, Nov 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

RBorsato, Oct 22, 2013
Kennebunkport Porter from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
75 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.