TET (1731) - FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A hazy, slightly orange beer with a medium and blond head .The aroma is great, sophisticated tropical fruits, passion fruits and papaiyas, some grapefruits and lychee. Taste is tropical fruity, mangos, black currants, some grapefruits, hint of pine needles. Enough of bitterness after tropical fruits. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Great beer, aromatic nuancees are dominating.
Plovmand (6561) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Traded with madmitch76. Thx bro. It pours mostly clear yellow with a medium white head. Lots of passion fruit, grape fruit and mango in the aroma. The flavor is gooseberry, light peach, passion fruit and citrussy hops. Clean malt bill. 2 different hops that are quite a like with the Citra providing gooseberry to the bit sweeter passion fruity light peachy Simcoe. Nice match. Another treat from Kernel!
edsspoon (497) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle - really pale straw with a lively body and fizzy white head. Aroma of grapefruit, grass, mango, pineapple and straw. Taste is sweet with mango, grass, lemon and hay. Light bitterness to finish. Light body, medium carbonation.
77ships (4215) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl. bottle sampled @ Bierfestival Mechelen 2014. Hazy oily amber, little head. Thick pine resin oily bitter hop nose; Taste is same bitter oily pine resin, toffee, grapefruit, faint yeast, tad herbal. Oily pine resin body. Nice brew, not the best Kernel I have had but drinks quite well as usual.
Garrold (1632) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. House of Trembling Madness bottle shop, York. Hazy orange. Head is thin, sticky, messy, and lasts. Fusty mandarin. Some zest. Not as vibrant as I might have expected. Taste is thick, soft toffee sweet, with a big bosh of zesty, pithy bitter. A fair share of dryness. Soft, oily, slight greasy palate. Finishes light sweet, and long, full, bitter.
Beese (2035) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from the Red Squirrel Chesham Brewery Store. Poured a hazy mid golden, with a thin, dense white head. Massive aroma of Citra hops, fresh fruit, grapefruits and straw. Smooth tangerine sweetness in the flavour, with some grain and biscuity malt. Finish was hay, lingering resin and Seville orange.
Theydon_Bois (9725) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle split at Steve’s flat, thanks to Rilester, 30/09/14.
Hazed orange amber with a decent off white covering.
Nose is juicy citrics, light pine, melon, orange pith, mango, straw, squeeze of grapefruit.
Taste comprises orange squash, pine, vague hint of soap, grapefruit, apricot jam, straw.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close laced with juicy hop bitterness.
Decent enough IPA but a few notches below where I usually put Kernel.
jfb (4023) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) hazy golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of pears, grass and citrus fruit, slightly resinous, with a hint of vanilla and yeast. flavour is mostly mango and yeast, with a hint of alcohol, some roasted malts, banana and a medium-bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from The Real Ale Shop Newark. Clear orange gold with a little haze from the yeast. Lasting white head. Some citrus on the aroma. Flavour in the mouth is good. Some lovely grapefruit. Fullish in mouth. Good bitterness on the finish. Just a rather tasty ipa. Aroma not so wonderful but the flavour and finish are excellent
c0fein (221) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from Ales By Mail
Pale hazy yellow colour. Hoppy aroma. Flavour of citrus. Good one.