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

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Bottle conditioned & keg; Occasional.
ABV may vary. Previously 6.9%


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6066) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2013
(Draught at The Kernel Brewery, Bermondsey, London, 23 Nov 2013. 7.0%) Golden yellow colour with frothy, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with notes of citrus, lemon peel, passion-fruit, grass and biscuity malt. Fruity, hoppy taste with citrus, grapefruit, passion-fruit and a generous grassy, floral bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, with balanced sweetness. Well made and tasty IPA with a generous hop presence. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (2246) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle. Hazy yellow liquid with small to medium white head. Aroma of flowers, citrus, bread, tangerine, mango and blackberries. Taste is dry and medium bitter with notes of citrus, bread and tangerine. Medium bodied with medium. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (1841) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2013
tap@The Brewery (same name but quoted as 7.2 on tap board) - Hazy golden pour with good white head. Tropical fruit aroma and taste, nice floral tones, slightly herbal, clean crisp taste with great bitter finish. Great!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tomy63 (190) - Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE - DEC 4, 2013
(bottled 26.08.13), Couleur blonde, peu de mousse. Nez expressif, sur la résine, le citron, les agrumes. Bouche assez légère, très sèche, bonne amertume, sur le citron, ça manque un peu de fruits exotiques. Bonne carbonatation. Finale de bonne longueur, sèche, amère. Une bière bien faite, fraîche, désaltérante, dans un style "à l’anglaise", mais ça manque de complexité et d’exotisme.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (6207) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a pale, hazy golden colour with a firm white head. Aroma of rich tropical fruits, gooseberry bush, pineapple and sweet mango. Flavour is very aggressive with it’s massive bitterness, juicy mango, floral notes, herbs, pale malts and wooden notes. Medium bodied, chewy mouthfeel and a dry, very bitter lingering finish with just keeps going. It’s like eating raw hop cones with a mango lassi.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (321) - FRANCE - NOV 19, 2013
Pours a murky pale yellow colour with a medium white head. Nose is tropical fruit. Aromas are flowers, but mainly pineapple and mango. Long fruity and [very] bitter finish. Great IPA, maybe with a too strong bitterness, due to Mosaic hop.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
themightyjag (180) - - NOV 16, 2013
330ml bottle from The Beerhive. Thin bubbly white head, some lacing, cloudy golden body. Good hoppy nose, grass, pine, lemon and grapefruit. Flavour is sweet tropical fruit followed by massive bitterness from the hops, grass, resin, straw. Light bitter hops on the aftertaste. Full mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Immensely drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (10141) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2013
Bottled, 330ml from Stirchley Wines & Spirits, Birmingham. Hazy gold with white head. Good fruity but dry malted body carrying the Mosaic hop, seemingly a Citra hop with knobs on. Masses of pineapple and grapefruit, tangy citrus then a lightly acrid pine like flavour just bringing everything back to earth. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4555) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2013
6/X/13 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: 26/XII/13, bottled: 26/VIII/13 (2013-929)

Little cloudy light beige beer, irregular creamy white head, unstable, little adhesive, some chunks floating around in the beer. Aroma: fruity, grapefruit, mango, sweet passion fruits, citrus, some banana. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty bitter, medicinal almost, some citrus, a bit dirty, unpleasant flavour. Aftertaste: very bitter, grapefruit, bit floral, grassy, dry, some citrus, unpleasant ending.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
guzgorog (248) - FRANCE - NOV 11, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2013 Robe jaune orangée trouble avec pas mal de dépôt, pas de bulles. Au nez : très fruitée, arômes de mangue et de fruit de la passion. En bouche : attque franchement amère, le fruit de la passion domine. Très bonne bière, très fruitée et agréable.


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