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Kennebunkport Porter - Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 17.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | 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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3.49/5  rDev +8.4%
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.

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.31/5  rDev +2.8%
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.

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.49/5  rDev +8.4%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Kennebunkport Porter from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
75 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.