larsga (5812) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium white head. Hazy amber body with carbonation. Strong earthy peas and dry straw aroma with alcoholic licorice and toffee notes. Strong dry-sweet earthy toffee and peas taste with smoky resiny notes. Full-bodied. Sharpish, hot mouthfeel. Dryish earthy alcoholic tropical fruit aftertaste with buttery spicy notes. A real riot of flavours, this one, but surprisingly harmonic. (0.33l bottle, beermerchants.com.)
fonefan (31713) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 330ml. @ chriso.
Clear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, peach. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
chriso (7306) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From bottle on 26 April 2011. Gingery amber colour. Sweetish but with lots of orangey hops. Alcohol is maybe a bit hot. Very restrained bready malt notes. Not really much like any Marzen I’ve tried before but you know Evin is going use a whole lot more hops than the norm anyway. Not generally a favourite style of mine but the Kernel take on it is certainly interesting, if far from traditional.
TBone (11145) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 7, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 330ml (BB 12/2013)
Bottle from the brewery. Dark orange color, small steady color. Malty, a bit orange-fruity aroma. Medium-bodied. Orange-peels, fruity-malty, some rye bread. Feels like 6-7% beer, but warming aftertaste. Lingering bitterbess. Very balanced.
oh6gdx (19631) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 7, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled (thanks TBone!). Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is very strong bready and quite sweet malts, some hops and mild sweetness. Flavour is bigtime malts, some alcohol as well as some mild alcohol and also quite rich on the hoppyness. Really pleasantly balanced brew for being 9.1%. ROCK!
downender (5600) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the brewery. Deep orange in colour with a slick of a head. Aroma of marmalade, tropical fruits and caramel. Flavour was sweet, with plenty more fruit and some toffee, leading to a warming alcohol finish. Very good.
planky84 (1786) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the Kernel Brewery. Pale orange pour with a white head. Slightly sour aromas of lemon juice and grapefruit. A tad zesty. Citrus and herb flavours with a hint of treacle. Throat warming. Long alcohol linger. Dry finish.
EdKing (1545) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2011
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 24, 2011 Bottle from Kernel Brewery. Pours dark amber, good clarity. Nose is sweet malt, strong roasted flavour, some citrous and fruity stuff in there. Taste is firstly a bit of chocolate, sweet malt and then the alcohol content hits your tongue. Some citrous in the lager bitterness.I didn’t know what an Imperial Marzen was, but now I’ve tasted it it completely makes sense. Toasted malty lager with a potent alcohol bite to it.
harrisoni (12065) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Bottle Shop Canterbury. Clear amber good carbonation. Jasmin. Good aroma. Slightly flowery. Rose petal good carbonation. Lovely fruit on the finish. Amazing aroma to be honest. Its a little lager yeast in the flavour. Some herb on the finish. Some caramel. Lots of herbal honey. Yes quite sweet. But this nice herby slightly bitter finish. Stunningly good.
madmitch76 (12094) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2011
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2nd April 2011
Cloudy amber beer, small off white head. Lactose sweet malt nose. Smooth palate with a mild lurking carbonated bite. Creamy lactose sweetness, almost vanilla cream soda but doesn’t quite go that far. A little fresh orange hop on the back end that has a bitter trailing edge and aftertaste. This is something a bit different. Creamy sweet front end, fruity bitter seond half. Unusual and very tasty. Thoroughly enjoyed it! And no orange coloured men slapping me round the chops! :)