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Kennet Ale | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Oakenator on 04-13-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 13
Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.88/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

16 ounce pint - North River Tavern in Roswell, Georgia.

Appearance: Amber-hued body, some haze present, with a slim, near-white head. Coating lace on the descent.

Smell: Moderately toasty, lightly sweet-scented maltiness, a light fruitiness, fragrant spice notes.

Taste: Toasty, bready malts. Slight brown sugar character, sweetness. Estery fruitiness. A bit tangy. Spices and just a little, little bit of pepper flavor and only a slow accumulation of heat. Also, a little pinch from the alcohol. Drying, lightly fruity and spicy on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: An odd, not altogether enjoyable mish-mash of flavors.

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

LOOK: Deep gold, bordering amber. Pours clear, lots of lace.

SMELL: Sweet toffee, caramel.

TASTE: Bittersweet upfront with a dose of earthy hops, candy sugar sweetness from lots of malt. Nice hops, well rounded bitterness , hides the alcohol.

FEEL: Medium bodied, drinks easy.

OVERALL: Nice beer, the bartender described this as an very old style of beer that didnt really fall into a specific style. Judging from the taste, this is quite a good strong ale.

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Photo of Oakenator
4.5/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a medium brown with a hint of amber. Healthy head that retains well and leaves a nice lacing on the glass. Smell is malty sweet yet somewhat earthy. Taste is spices and herbs up front with a strong brown sugar aftertaste that lingers well and finishes the beer nicely. Great combo of flavors.

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Kennet Ale from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.72 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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