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The Kernel India Pale Ale Galaxy HBC 291

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Bottled, Occasional;


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Bottle, Beer Moth, Manchester. Hazy orange pour with a small white head. Tropical fruit, citrus and resinous hop in the beak. More of the same down taste alley. Lovely fruitiness. Lengthy bitterness. Crisp and very pleasing. Yumadelic.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, pine, orange - citrus, dusty hops. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, dusty hops, citrus, pine, spicy hops. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131012]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3782) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Juicy lime, mango and maybe orange. Squelches - also with grass and pulp. Fine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle from Mikkeller Shop, Stefansgade, Copenhagen; bottled 14-08-13, bb 14-12-13
Hazy blond color with small fizzy head. The aroma is mild; there are citrusy hops, grass, light manure. The mouthfeel is smooth but also quite dry; the malt flavor is simple; medium-strong bitterness, with some hop resins and very light orangey fruitiness; the final is a bit papery.
Good but not exciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10276) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller&Friends, Copenhagen. Clear golden beer with a quite nice offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, grapes, mango, grassy notes. Hoppy floral flavor, citrus, metal notes, grapes. Hoppy fruity finish with citrus, mango and floral notes. Good but not among the best from Kernel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2258) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle. Golden with tight white head. Gummy, resinous pine aroma, some mango and pineapple. Taste of tropical fruit, mango, guava, pineapple. Creamy texture with a bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3246) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 20, 2013
330ml bottle from BeerRitz. Yellow amber, not much head. Fruity hop aroma. Biscuit peach mango hop flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (2005) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2013
Bottle from Oddbins, London Bridge, London. A hazy straw coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, tropical fruit, peach aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, tropical fruit, peach, mango, slight orange, hint of pine with a slightly bitter ending. Lovely smooth IPA from Kernel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (1912) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 14, 2013
330ml bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. Tropical fruit aromas. Pours quite clear, golden, with vanishing white head, some lacing. Medium body, average carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is fruity, mango, peach, grapefruit. Balanced. Bitter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10919) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is malty and moderate hoppy - citrus and spicy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 121013


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