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The Kernel India Pale Ale 4C

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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (3828) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Pours murky Kernel amber (eg dirty peach) with low white head. Aroma of mango, passion fruit, pine, orange and tangerine. Taste is mellow fruit sweet with a light bitter finish. Not as through and through sweet as some of the recent Kernel IPAs have been. Body is light and smooth with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (2898) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle from Oddbins in London Bridge, London. A hazy golden/orange coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, peach, orange, pineapple aroma. Tastes the same, hoppy, peach, orange, pineapple, rich tropical fruit, quite sweet but very nice indeed. Top draw as usual from the Kernel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours hazy orange, nose is orange, pineapple, mango, taste is juicy fruit, sweet, dry.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (2746) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Keg at Salt horse. Pours hazy pale golden. Nose is fruits, grass, citrus. Tastes fresh hops, grass, citrus, bitter finish. Tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (3069) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2015
At Mikkeller bar Stockholm, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small stable white head. NOSE: hoppy, fruity. TASTE: hoppy, fruity, pine, florar

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sjogro (2268) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2015
Tap at Kaapse Brouwers Anniversary 2015. Skunk ananas perenijs ipa. Backlog from 2015/05/30.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (1139) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 4, 2015
(On tap @ VilleValla Pub, Linköping, Nov 2 2015) Pours lightly hazy med orange with moderate white head and lace. Aroma of tangerine, peach, light grapefruit peel, bit of lemon and pine needles as well, some light caramel malt sweetness. Flavour lead by citrusy hops, orange most prominent, with a fair bit of peel/pith to match the fruit. Some peach/mango components, grass and pine needles. A bit of a sweet malt core, caramel present but not too strong. Finish medium bitter with lots of orange peel, pith, grass and light pine, a little astringent. Medium bodied with average, active carbonation. A bit jumbled from the hop mix I thought, but still pretty good balance and juiciness. Good IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (6729) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 4, 2015
Hazy deep golden color with a fine white head. Rich ale as usual. Pine, toffee, dried fruits and grapefruit hoppy. Solid stuff. Medium + body and a fine carbonation. Tad sweet and a bitterness that quite note balanced the sweetness. Still a nice powerful IPA.
[Bottle from Drygate Bottle Shop in Glasgow, Scotland]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (4974) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 28, 2015
keg@brewbot
Full bodied, herbal, dank, orange peel, juicy, pithy, lupulin burn, weedy, herbal, dry finish slightly chalky.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22994) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2015
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Cloudy amber, small head. Citrusy pear nose. Dry with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Fruity and somewhat caramelly, grapefruit peels and citrus. Long bitter finish.


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