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

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned and keg. ABV may vary slightly.


ianwelby's rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ianwelby (772) - - MAR 29, 2013
Cloudy amber beer with a thin frothy head. Unsurprisingly given the citra hops there’s a citrus aroma but with a grapefruit (I think) edge to it. The flavour has a sharp tangy flavour on the tongue and settles to leave a last, lemony and hoppy aftertaste.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (2194) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2015
From draft at moeder lambic brussels. Poured a dark golden colour with a white head. Nose of fresh cut fruits, lots of Peach, apricots and tropical fruits. Slight malt note. Grass, grains, and a Nice bitter aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (2197) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle from Rehills of Jesmond. Pours quite a cloudy amber with a light layer of off white froth. Pleasant spicy pine hop aroma. The taste is lots of fresh pine with a lovely caramel backing. Fairly spicy too. Top notch drinkability and mouthfeel. Excellent beer.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scotbrew (61) - - JUL 17, 2015
Wow! Serious hop forward aromas, passion fruit, grapefruit, some resin too. Taste is Bittersweet with luscious tropical flavours and a grapefruit like pithiness and bitter astringency, which is well balanced. A really great beer, Kernel pack an incredible amount of flavour into their beers

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niller (972) - Hammel, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle@Desverger, Copenhagen. Pours golden with a white head with persistent lacing. Fresh fruity citrus and tropical aroma and taste, prominent grapefruit, peachy, mandarin and lemon, some pine and grassy nuances throughout. Gorgeous.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1269) - Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle, Alehouse, Chelmsford, 17th June 2015. Orange haze appearance. Aroma is grapefruit, citrus juice and grains. Taste is citrus, grapefruit and crisp biscuity malt with plenty of zing. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yiannnos (1158) - , CYPRUS - JUN 11, 2015
Draught. Citrus hop aroma and flavour. Very nice but could use a bit more carbonation.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pricey290483 (706) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2015
bottle from noble wines a very very nice beer the best beer i have had in a very long time tropical fruit on the aroma lovely bitter taste with a slight sweet bitter finish if you can get this beer you should get it

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
flipo (8) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 26, 2015 does not count
Unbelieveble beer. Gold color. Aroma is amazing, full of citruses and little bit hop. Medium body and very very well balanced. Taste is like a citruses bomb. At the end bitter from hop. Very, very, very good drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (950) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Pour is dark murky gold with a frothy head, aroma is sweet, fruity. Taste is fruity, mango, pineapple, malty, sweet, lively carbonation. Very nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2229) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Aroma: tropical fruits, mango, peaches, some citrus fruits. Appearance: pale, hazy, gold, small, frothy, white beer. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets intensify, very juicy tropical fruits, some grain malts, turns lightly dry in the finish, very soft carbonation. Overall: very nice IPA, yet I was expecting a bit more, solid Kernel-quality, but is it their best IPA, not for me. Bottle from Independent Spirit, Bath.


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