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The Kernel India Pale Ale Columbus

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

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mainly Bottled; Occasional. Has been seen on draught at 7.1%.
Previously 7.4 & 6.2%


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1734) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
18.4.2014. Light, pale, very hazy. Fresh aroma with yeast, citrus and pepper. Smooth taste with grass, pine and grapefruit. Bitter, carbonated and dry finish with pine. Good but slightly too dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElManana (1086) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 5, 2014
At Borefts 2014. Appearnce is cloudy golden. Aroma of citrus, bitter. Taste is very bitter, grapefruit. Great refreshing beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle at the Kernel Brewery on 25 Aug 2012. Poured a hazy, dark golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, lemon zest and caramel. Big citrus hop flavours, with some pine needles and a balanced malty backbone. Finish was resin, dry grain and some esters.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvsn (1033) - ISRAEL - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle, thanks rayaron. Cloudy yellow with a medium white head. Aroma of grass, citrus skin, onion. Sweetish fruity flavors with green and grassy tones, dry bitter finish. Medium-bodied, pleasant and easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rayaron (684) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle 330ml. Hazy yellow with low off-white head. Heavy aroma of onion, grassy, stale a bit, cheesy. "Green" flavor, grassy, Very hoppy bitterness, light sweetness, well balanced. Medium carbonation. Medium body. Bitter aftertaste. Very good, although it wasn’t so fresh.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (13391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2014
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg. Hazy golden beer with a rich offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, grass, pine, mango, peach, earthy notes, some pine apples. Hoppy biscuit flavor, grassy, hay, floral, pine, peach, mango notes. Refreshing a complex IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6530) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours hazy orange, nose is grapefruit, pine, taste is juicy fruit, caramel.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RichardW (1740) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle Rehills Newcastle. Gorgeous sweet orange marmalade aroma. Quite dry and earthy, very soft and easy on the palate. Lovely prickly aftertaste, great tang in the finish. New superlatives for Kernel beers needed yet again!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
graham_murphy (434) - - MAY 19, 2014
Definitely my favourite brewer of single hops IPAs. As always, incredibly fresh (helps to live in London) with a smooth malt. A cloudy pour with hops that taste of bitter tangerine and grapefruit.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sad24 (210) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
From the bottle - lovely strong fragrant rumour, great hoppy, citrusy taste. Cracking...


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