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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cascade, chinook, citra, columbus.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frovigalning (2908) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle at Örebro Ölcafé. Very fresh, hoppy and fruity smell with citrus and peach. Similar taste. Almost no carbonation at all. Not very bitter but still very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (5108) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle from Beermerchants. Pours hazy deep golden with a very small creamy white head. Aroma is deep fruity malty, strong exotic fruits scent. Surprisingly weak body. Taste is light sweet, light sticky fruity malts, strong oranges ,fruity bitterness, heavy bitter/sweet. Dry itter spicy end, lingering spicy bitterness

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (826) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle at home 15th January 14. Pours a little murky, aroma is nice, but not as floral as some Kernels. Taste is great, fairly sweet, some boozy ripe apricot and pineapple, some pine. A little under carbonated. Good, but not as great as the recent Double SCANS

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ozckr (238) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 13, 2014
caramel, citrus, cheese, golden, pale, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, lively, bitter,

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Otterdance (164) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle. Murky gold. This has a fantastic mouth-watering pineapple and grapefruit aroma with a skunky hops. Heavy sweet tropical fruits and a punchy sour bitterness. The high alcohol content is well hidden. A bit flat though.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1087) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle at Port Street Beer House, Manchester. Aesthetically challenged, to say the least! Aroma is big, pithy, grapefruit, cheesy and pissy. Taste is mouth watering, pithy bitterness. Herbal and fresh, erring towards minty. Full bodied, oily palate. Bitter, juicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (1929) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Shepherds Bush, London. An orange/gold coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Hoppy, sweet tropical fruit aroma. Tastes hoppy, sweet, tropical fruit, citrus, pineapple and hint of bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (1849) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 7, 2014
Keg at Craft Islington. Light blond yellow colour, lightly cloudy, not much head. Aroma is lemon and pineapple. Quite powerful. Taste is nice enough, very fruity, got that undiluted squash taste, lots of citrus. Thick in the mouth, low carbonation. Alright, but not so exciting for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16289) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2014
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a hazy golden pale orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish with hints of caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MannyGoldberg (160) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle at the brewery- 4th Jan 2014. Looks the part. Smells great. Could have been another killer DIPA from Kernel if it was properly carbonated. Pretty disappointing in terms of their track record. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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