Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Porter
Bermondsey, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Bottle conditioned and unpasteurised keg; Regular.
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerGago (14) - SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2015
+dry +nice balance +very nice hoppy tones -Too bitter aftertaste (confused by the style?) -not very warming for a cold winterday ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olliejobbins (1291) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2015
500ml bottle. 6%. pours a very dark brown, almost black with caramel colour head that leaves a fair ring of lacing. aroma is weak coffee, roasted malts, dried cocoa and maybe some prunes. beautiful taste and mouth feel. some cocoa, just the right amount of bitter coffee. I get a little tangy grapefruit too. Yum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheFoamhead (163) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2015
When you taste a Porter, then a sour note will directly pop up on your tongue as you won’t expect to find it here. For the rest, it’s the Porter you are looking for: dry and sticky, oily texture, heavy body, coffee and roast flavours and a firmly dry finish. This porter has all the components you need to have for this style. And more… a sour note that I wouldn’t expect to find here. The brew is sturdy but not refined.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ozckr (326) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 5, 2015
toast, roasty, grass, black, hazy, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, creamy, lively,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (805) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle shared with ciaranc. Pours black with wispy tan head. Wood, Ash, manure, dark fruit. Creamy milky flavour with dry wood finish. A little citrus fighting to come through. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from The Vineyard. Deep brown, little head. Rich dark chocolate nose. Flavour is dark, deep coffee. Big body, lovely fresh hop note. Long complex finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ccato (6) - - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
Bottle from Bierkoenig. Had an excellent pour from the tap at Beer Temple in Amsterdam, the bottle version was a bit disappointing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElManana (986) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle bought at the brewery. Hops: Motueka & Simcoe. Pours black, dark brown, light beige head. Aroma is espresso, coffee, dark chocolate, citrus. Taste packs quite a hoppy punch, combined with roasted, burnt coffee notes. Awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ruigo (1456) - PORTUGAL - DEC 25, 2014
33cl bottle (Chinook, Centennial). Deep brown colour with a thin tan head. Coffee, roasted, dark fruits, molasses, citrus and light oak in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium to full body. Taste is complex with some bitter coffee and dark chocolate notes but also with some sweet fruity ones. Overall, a very good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fletchfighters (1222) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2014
330 ml bottle Black with hints of ruby. Light tan head. Nose is roast, coffee, pine,citrus, ash and chalk. Taste is heavy chalk, ash, and subtle pine and citrus. Good bitterness but a lot of chalk. Fresh but chalky. Not sure what it wants to be

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