MalcolmTucker (921) - SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. This is a really fruity chap and fairly easy on the yeast front. One of the best kernels I’ve tried.
Lowenbrau (3074) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 10-04-2014.
In short: a "light" fruity ale.
Pours hazy pale gold, with nice white head. Short head retention, good lacing. Fruity, tropical, citrusy aromas. Light body, average carbonation, crispy texture. Taste follows the nose, mild bitter. Seems to have a light body despite the abv, Very pleasant and enjoyable.
purc (9) - POLAND - APR 9, 2014 does not count
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
From keg at The Kernel. Good white head . Nice golden colour. Overwhelming aroma of tropical fruit - mango and passion fruit. I don’t recall an IPA with such an intensive and beautiful aroma. The freshnness of the beer /served two weeks before schedule because it was so good already/ is stunning. In taste more tropical fruit , citrus , and long pleasant bitterness balanced by lovely malt make it a IPA fan paradise. A beer of my dreams but only when served fresh on the spot. If only I lived in London...
Idiosynkrasie (6061) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Minimally cloudy golden colour with late awakening, average to huge, thick, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Slightly cautious, citrusy hoppy aroma, notes of tropical fruit, passion fruit, mango. Taste is bitter and citrusy hoppy with a mineral touch, hints of passion fruit and other tropical fruit, caramel malty basis; really bitter throughout, long lasting bitter finish. Another beer that contributes to the rise of Mosaic in my personal hop charts.
Borresteijn (6208) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at De Molen. Misty bright yellow colour, white head. Aroma of loads of tropical fruits, Punica, citrus, sweat. Flavour is light sweet , very fresh and fruity, citrus, tropical fruits, some light-sweet floral notes, crisp but soft bitter hoppy finish. Light-bodied. Great IPA from the Kernel again.
SVD (1296) - NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at home, hazy yellow-ish beer with a medium head, aroma is lemon, orange, tropical fruits like pineapple, taste is the same and bitter. Awesome beer. Money well spent.
dynamiteninja (1795) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle conditioned at 6.9% ABV. Gold body. Thin white head. Nose is grapefruit, citrus, passion fruit, tropical fruit, pineapple. hops, earth, some resin, bubblegum. Light bitterness. Some sweetness. Some tang. Dry finish. Gentle carbonation. Very refreshing. Excellent.
TheJvd (1021) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cL bottle at home. Pours hazy orange with a medium white head. Aroma has lots of yellow fruits, apricot, peach, some red fruits and citrus. Taste also has quite some yellow fruits with apricot and a medium bitter finish. Medium body and carbo. Nice.
McNeillR (2147) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2015 Pale golden haze, visible carbonation and a frumpy white head. Eggy onion, rich white berry, limes in a plastic bag/Capri Sun sweet fruitiness. Initial taste is a swell of bitterness and dried pineapple aiding drinkability. Then mulching pine and purring grapefruit. In the background there’s a melon and mango tussle, overall a real tropical meldey without being overly sweet or cheapened by the ABV. Is actually a bit thinned out, scrabbling bitterness on the finish but superb to get this performance from a single hop.
Bottle, Cornelius, Edinburgh, Bottle On: 04.03.14, ABV: 6.9%
Preceeding the Double Mosiac, bit more appley and an eyeful more bitterness. Sweeter, not as dense and 0.1% nod on the ABV. Again, Cornelius but 15/07 and drank 12/09 despite being bought yesterday. Up a notch though.
Benzai (12594) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ home shared with Illuvatarmilan. Hazy a bit pale yellow color, average sized white head. Aroma of malts, hops, fruityness, loads of grassy hops. Taste malts, hops, light to moderately fruity, tropical fruits, grassy, bitter. Medium body, suitable carbonation. Oh this is lovely, absolutely lovely.