Kennebunkport IPA | Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
Maine, United States
federaljacks.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Monkeyknife on 12-01-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
341
Reviews:
165
Avg:
2.84
pDev:
23.59%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
27
For Trade:
0
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Photo of J_T_Arlington
3.42/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Looks brown, clear, not a lot of lacing.
Smells a little of rubbing alcohol. Some hops. Mossy, earthy.
Tastes mildly hoppy with a big wallop of sweet maltiness is the middle, corn, cornbread, cornhusks.
Feels meaty and full to me.
Overall it's interesting for an IPA to have this much malty presence and so I have to give it credit for being different. However, I didn't much enjoy this beer.

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Photo of G_Shoe
2.63/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jjmj51
3.35/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VAbrookiechaser
3.56/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of descobar
2.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. - pours a nice deep amber with a nice 1/2" off-white head with decent retention. the beer is perfectly clear. no lacing is observed. on the nose, I get sweet malts along with hints of caramel, and even toffee combined earthy hops and some esters from the yeast. the taste is a bit on the thin side and disappoints. there’s the expected medium sweet malts with the caramel showing just slightly. the bitterness is there but it is more for balance (as you’d have in an English IPA) and not much for flavor. then there is something in the finish that is annoying. after a short sweet finish, there is a wave of unpleasant flavors that linger a while. the beer has medium body, with semi-rich, creamy texture. and moderate carbonation. overall the beer starts pleasant, but ends not so much. still it is drinkable.

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Photo of make-beer-not-war
1.18/5  rDev -58.5%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

it really is horrendous. I unfortunately purchased it at Trader Joes without checking it out. it smells and tastes stale.

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Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
2.5/5  rDev -12%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of mrcraft
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DoubleMalt
2.65/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Burt
2.77/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Stofko1992
3.04/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Knapp85
2.29/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of mpenske
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jodio
2.53/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
2.5/5  rDev -12%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.8/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
1.6/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

When homebrew meets commercial production, you get something of this appearance. Looks like a weak Newcastle kind of brown ale. Fails to form head because it is drastically lacking carbonation for style.

Aroma wasn't hoppy. English tea. Moss. Earth. Blast of rubbing alcohol.

The floaties in the appearance might as well be dirt because the gritty particulate feels that way on your teeth.

This truly is an epicly bottom tier ipa. Truly tastes more like an English brown ale than an English ipa. Shit, Samuel Smith's IPA kills this one. . .

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Photo of mudROCK
1.57/5  rDev -44.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of ECsurfattic
1.5/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of AD17
1.44/5  rDev -49.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Hammerhead79
2.46/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jmdrpi
2.75/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle, smudged date. Label is under the KBC name

pours a clear copper color, white head. aroma is earthy, a little sweet. taste is a bit stale, odd aftertaste. just not something I'd want to drink again. medium bodied.

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Photo of cgrunin
3.04/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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Kennebunkport IPA from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
2.84 out of 5 based on 341 ratings.
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