Kennebunkport Porter | 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 Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bierman9 on 11-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
253
Reviews:
93
Avg:
3.28
pDev:
16.16%
 
 
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0
Gots:
27
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0
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Ratings: 253 |  Reviews: 93
Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
2.65/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Mineo
2.32/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Roasted medicinal nonsense; sticky-sweet body and an oddly charred dark fruit-like medicinal quality linger in a very unsavory way. Not a fan of this one at all.

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Photo of aklude
3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of sweethome
3.15/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour is medium brown with red tinge when held to light. Light, almost white head. Some lacing.

Nose is yeast, dry roast coffee, and roast malt.

Dry entry, very much a Pugsley beer - taste of Ringwood yeast - drying throughout. Roast malt, chocolate. Some hints of dried fruit. Swings to the english style. A bit of coating on the tongue.

Not a taste profile I enjoy.

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Photo of ranger7
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of ScubaSteve00
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of themegamancave
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Lefty_P_Hand
3/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ljoreilly
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Leag0002
3.84/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zak333
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Lightman
2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.57/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This porter pours a black color with a very slight red tint and a fairly small frothy tan head. The smell is of roasted grains, espresso, and chocolate, some standard porter scents. The taste is actually less complex though with the roasted grains really taking over and only very subtle espresso and chocolate flavors. The taste is very grainy and a bit earthy as well. The body is heavy as a porter should be. It has a pretty crisp mouthfeel. There aren’t any flavors here that are off and the body is sufficiently heavy. The bad news though is that this is a very one-note porter and not a particularly exciting note either.

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Photo of pjbfromkc
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of smithmd4
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of hoegaardenhero
3.4/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

a: vaguely translucent black with some burgundy; very minimal ring of off-white head with some spotty foam on the top of the glass

s: light coffee; chocolate malts; vanilla; chocolate milk; nuttiness

t: really strong vanilla; cocoa; lighter coffee flavors; cola and sweet molasses

m: super light and watery w/ too much carb for the style

d: i feel like for the style this is bizarre but has some interesting flavors; worth try but don't come with porter expectations

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Photo of Brunite
2.23/5  rDev -32%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A - Dark, dark, ruby red. A slight tan head.

S - Used coffee grounds, smoked malt, burnt notes.

T - Mostly a bitter, dry. tart taste, Bland and lifeless,

M - Light body...dry.

D - Not very good. Will not finish as I have better stuff on hand in the fridge for tonight.

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Photo of DocJitsu
3.82/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown with a short root beer head. Head retention is poor. Bouquet is milk chocolate liqueur with coffee notes. Mouthfeel is a little thin and adversely impacted by the carbonation. Pleasant chocolate, but not a lot else going on. Finishes with coffee acidity. Worth the money, but just an ok porter.

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Photo of irthesteve
4.25/5  rDev +29.6%

Photo of Tarheel219
2.62/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of zillo043068
4.25/5  rDev +29.6%

Photo of Bluegrass49
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rcaisse
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dheacck11
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of AdmiralDiaz
3.43/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz to pint glass.

A: Dark brown, semi-transparent. small brown head with no retention and no lacing.

S: Malty with coffee tones and a small cream smell.

T: Strong alcohol noticeable right away, very surprising for a <5% abv beer. Vanilla and coffee are the other strong flavors here. The coffee gives a semi-bitter finish. Although it's very alcohol forward it's an interesting porter.

Overall this is quite an interesting porter that's alcohol forward with an interesting vanilla flavor. It's easy on the mouth and is highly drinkable.

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Kennebunkport Porter from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
3.28 out of 5 based on 253 ratings.
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