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


on tap

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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Bottle conditioned; Occasional. Has also been brewed at 6.6%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (4711) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle from sourced market, large sample. Hazy golden color, short head. Aroma of tropical fruit, citrus, some biscuity malt. Bitter fruit punch, cookie. In their ipas they put a decent amount of biscuity malts, which makes the balance superb. Great stuff, although a bit one dimensional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (4677) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2013
330ml Bottle - Amber in colour. Grapefruit, peach, pine and passion fruit in the aroma. Fruity, tangy and hoppy taste with tangy grapefruit, mango, passion fruit and lychees detected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (4662) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2011
33cl bottle shared with friends. Thin white head. Hazy blond pour. Lovely citrus aroma. Citrus after taste. Yummy!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (4610) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle from Bierkoning. Murky light orange body with sticky head. Nose of grapefruit, citrus and sweet hops. Taste is delicious hops, citrus and grapefruits. Really bitter as well. Very nice with a delectable finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (4402) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2011
33cl Bottle, gift from Nate2g, massive thanks for this beauty! ABV 6.2% (it’s not the Citra +, checked the label dozens of times). Hazy golden orange colour, dense white head. Gorgeous aroma of citrussy hops, grapefruit, some strawberries, some sweet malts and caramel. Flavour is medium sweet, malty, fresh citrus and lime, grapefruit, light sweet fruity, creamy, very nice citrussy hop finish. Light to medium bodied, soft carbonation, creamy mouthfeel. Excellent IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4113) - Utah, USA - FEB 28, 2013
12oz bottle shared by Leighton, RBWGJX 2013
Appearance: Poured hazy golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing
Aroma: Citrus and floral
Taste: Citrus and oranges
A nice solid IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4031) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2011
Draught @ BBF’11: Small white head on top of a hazy orange colored beer. Smell hops, citrus, peach, soap, manure. Taste citrus, hops, peach, abricot, bitter but more fruity and good full bodied taste! Good fruity and bitter aftertaste. Low carbo, creamy texture and mouthfeel and a full body. Lovely!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Pretty sure this is the version I had on tap at Craft Beer Co. Wow, did not know the Kernel made so damn many varieties of their APA and IPA, batch by batch. Big lustrous orange pour with a silky head and a massive citrus nose. Soft, elegant mouthfeel and taste that balances the bitter with the sweet. Not quite as rocking as the APA but very good nonetheless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TURDFERGUSON (3912) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle, shared by Leighton on the RBWG bus. Psyched to try these Kernel beers I have heard so much about. Lightly hazy orange with a small fizzy white head. Nose is citra, big citrus, lightly tropical, caramel malt balance. Flavor is similar, lots of fresh citrus, soft bitterness, fairly dry juicy finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (3896) - SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2011
Pours clear orange amber (be careful with the yeast cediment) with nice fluffy beige head leaving nice lacing. Aroma is piny, fruity, a bit sweet, caramel and citric. Acidy citric mouthfeel. Fruity, citric, piny, hoppy and sweet flavor, very nice and different. Acidy fruity palate. Finishes with a very nice tart bitter bite with a citrus touch.

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