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

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Bottle conditioned; Special.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Swaroga (1322) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2013
33cl bottle. Very hazy and with bits in it. The color is ugly orange and brown with green reflects. Medium head. Nose : decent carbonation, creamy smooth texture. Sweet tart, ginger cookie start. Develops delicious notes of fruits and yeast. Melon, pomelo, orange and mandarines. It ends with moderate but intensive bitter finish flavoured with citrus zest and seeds. Really nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1138) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
330ml bottle 6.3%. Pours a orange-golden amber colour, foamy white head with some lacing and aroma of malt, mango, pine & floral orange citrus. Taste is smooth & dry, malt caramel, fruity mango, resin hop and a lingering earthy grapefruit bitterness. Smooth creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry bitter finish. Nicely balanced and very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CraftBeerNick (864) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
Bottle at home 27th April 2013. Not as much hop aroma as some of the kenel ipas, quite dark, some head and lacing. Taste is quite musky, not so much citrus fruit. Ok, but I have had better from Kernel

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (6144) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 19, 2013
33 cl bottle. Bottled on 25.02.2013. BBE 25.06.2013.
Pours clear copper color with a large frothy head. Pine needles and intense floral hops on the nose, citrus fruits and mild goose berry bush also. Flavor of is very crisp with lots of citrus fruits, some resiny hops add up to a slick palate. Sweet caramel notes on the aftertaste. Yet again a nice balanced IPA from Kernel. Good.
3515

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjkreid (191) - SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2013
Has the characteristic dryness that one associates with Amarillo. Light citrus followed by more earthy notes which mellow out the brew. Quite subtle, yet drinkable and pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3748) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 13, 2013
330ml bottle [6.3% abv]. Minimally cloudy orangey golden colour with small to average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Citrusy hop aroma, some grapefruit, a touch of muggy resin. Taste is minimally bitter hoppy, citrusy. Fresh, drinkable, almost a bit light.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardW (1502) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2013
Bottle Rehills Newcastle. Big orange & pine aroma, soft & creamy palate, peppery notes in the nose, big flavours on the tongue. Solid stuff yet again.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (4647) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2013
33cl Bottle brought from London, thanks Manon! ABV 6.3% (quite some difference with the 7.5 stated here) Hazy golden orange colour, white head. Aroma of fruity citrus hops, light sweaty, light floral. Flavour quite sweet, tropical fruit, sugar, sweet orange, citrus bitter finish. Light-bodied, smooth. Nice, but not great this time.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (816) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2013
Pours hazy orange / red with a small head. Average carbonation and some sediment in the pour. Nice juicy fruity aroma, mango & passion fruit with the sort of sweet, puckery texture and flavour from the amarillo hop. Nice, solid singe hop IPA. This bottle 6.3% and 6 weeks old.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5348) - ITALY - APR 3, 2013
Oro ambrato scarico buona schiuma persistente agrumata fruttata frutta tropicale quasi speziato morbida


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