berkshirejohn (5737) - Bracknell, Berkshire, - NOV 16, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the 13th Egham Beer Festival. Pitch black with a loose tan head; roasted nut aroma; the taste is full of deeply roasted nuts, with some vinous fruit in the background; the finish is rich, warming, and port-like. Rather good.
djd07 (8213) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to Graeme. Pours a cloudy brown with small beige head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is toasted malts, nuts, wood. Thin mouth feel with light roast, toffee, good.
Stuu666 (9526) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, liquorice, taste is similar, dry, bitter.
Svesse (7679) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle) Black colour with creamy, pale brown head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of black coffee, liquorice, burnt sugar, dark chocolate and hints of soy sauce. Malty, roasted taste with strong black coffee, liquorice, spy sauce, burnt sugar, a touch of tar and a roasted coffee bitterness in the finish. Medium body, smooth and velvety mouthfeel. A certain sweetness shining through. Well made and tasty stout. Very nice.
zvikar (4119) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks tomer. As "London Brewers Alliance Collaboration London Stout". Pours dark brown with a nice brown head, aroma of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, coffee liquor, flavor of coffee, smoke, cocoa and cherry acidity, medium bodied. Nice
kerenmk (3813) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks David C.Black, opaque with tan head. Faint smoke, wood, vinegar and chocolate aroma, a little coffee sour-bitterness in the mouth. Full-bodied, a little muddy, smooth coffee finish.
tomer (2733) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - FEB 10, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
At a tasting, many thanks Leighton, small stable creamy beige head, very dark brown colour, aroma of cocoa, peanuts and a strong roasted aromatic coffee, very strong roasted to burnt coffee, some dirt and a touch of wood, just a touch of sweetness, meduim bodied, very long and mellow bitter aftertaste. Really good and enjoyable,
DSG (10579) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks tomer. As "London Brewers Alliance Collaboration London Stout". Black with a nice tan head. Heavily roasted aroma with some coffee, cocoa and a bit of vegetal notes. Bittersweet flavor with coffee, light acidic notes and a bit of mocha. Burnt bitter finish. Medium-bodied.
pivnizub (9895) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle(@Kris Wines):Very, very deep brown coloured with a small and stable tanned head, moderate dry coffeish nose, completed by dried fruits, dark malt and a tinge of Worchester Sauce; robust dry bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied and astonishingly very soft; lingering sweet-bitter chocolatey and dark-fruity and roasty finish. Great beer… (English beer #500!!!)
TBone (15601) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from ABM. Opaque dark brown/black color, small brown head. Intensive aroma has cocoa, tobacco, dark malts and bread. Medium bodied, very good smooth full palate. Tobacco, cocoa, licorice, dark malts in the flavor. Light bitterness, milky notes. Excellent and certainly has the fingerprints of Kernel.
Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from The Kernel Brewery, Bermondsay. Poured a thick black colour with a medium, dense tan head. Strong aroma of cocoa, vanilla and a slightly salty edge. Full, silky mouth feel. Flavours of coffee, liquorice and dark rum. Leaves with espresso, roasted malts and tangy black syrup. Great balance between bitter and sweet flavours.