Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Imperial Stout
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evergreen0199 (2331) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Keg at Brewdog, Shepherds Bush, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Rich, roasty, malty, chocolate, coffee aroma. Taste is similar, rich, roasty, malty, milk chocolate, coffee, slight sweetness. Effortless drinkability, classy stuff as ever from The Kernel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (11420) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
Bottle 9,2 ABV. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hopy aroma. Heavy bitter nice complex flavor. Moderate bitter long finish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TEJA (1537) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Bottle from the brewery in London. No head, Darko red-brown color. Verk nice Darko chocolate aroma. Nice body and big drinkabillity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gam (3562) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2014
Dark pour no head oily like the pour mild carbonation aromas rich fruit liquorice rich coffee dark chocolate raisin the flavours liquorice hints of molasses velvety notes roast coffee dark fruits and chocolate medium strong bitter warming tastes caramel nice and rich this is a charming imperial the finish best tastes malt notes sweetness crispness the bitter and velvety touch through the beer a coffee taste that ligers nicely such a rewarding imperial to drink

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3155) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014
Bottled. Pours hazy, deep brown with an average lacing, tan head. Aroma of roasted, malt, nuts, caramel and chocklate. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and slightly bitter with alcohol notea. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A great Brown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnsense (982) - - APR 9, 2014
Coffee, Dark fruit, roasted malt aroma. Alcohol fairly well hidden here. Big roast, black coffee, a slight bit of char, dried dark fruit. Oily mouthfeel, fuller body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9443) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2014
Coffee characteristic stout, great aroma. Above average mouthfeel. Rhen’s bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1672) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2014 Bottle conditioned at 9.8% ABV. Deep mahogany body. Loose tan bubbly head with no retention. Nose is alcohol, aromatic, roast, vinous fruit, liquorice, savoury, sour, smoke, hops, spice, black malt. Bittersweet with some sour notes. Full bodied. Dry finish. 8 4 8 4 15 #### Bottle at 10.2% ABV. Thin tan head. Black body. Nose is plums, meat, Marmite, roast, alcohol, bubblegum, nuts, tobacco. Bittersweet. Dry finish. Warming. 747314

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (1114) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2014
33cl. Bottle. Bottled on: 2013-10-07, Best Before: 2018-10-07, 9.8% ABV
Pours dark ruby black with no head.
Aroma big alcohol, chocolate, and coffee. Dark fruits, roasted malts.
Taste sharp coffee, chocolate, bitter. Some cherrie sweets.
Mouthfeel bit oily.
Great imp. stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ragnampiza (740) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - MAR 26, 2014
330 ml bottle from Ales By Mail, served in a snifter glass. Bottled on 07-10-13 (9.8% ABV) Pitch black, with absolutely no light passing through, and an average, even with an aggressive pour, brown frothy head. On the nose dark fruits, bitter dark chocolate, coffee powder, light alchool. Rich and velvey smooth, moderately bitter with not much sweetness to speak of, more coffee than chocolate in the taste. Tiny bit of astringency and hoppy presence in the aftertaste. Unbelievably easy to drink for the ABV, no trace of booze at all. Soft carbonation, medium to full body, slightly oily texture. Perhaps not a mindblowing RIS, but certainly pleasent and well executed. I wouldn’t mind having access to these kind of beers in 1856 ;-)

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