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

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; Special
Simcoe, Amarillo, Nelson Sauvin hops


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (38487) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is peachy, wineous and grapefruity. Smooth fruity and peachy. Bitter and smooth fruity. Peachy and lingering grapefruity. Smooth.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nulptr (114) - SCOTLAND - AUG 14, 2013
draft at timberyard. the gooseberry is strong in this one. pomelo, peach, a little b.o.? sweet bitter finish. excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Big gooseberry and kiwi fruit aroma. Very earthy and dry but with a long lingering peaches and cream finish. Smooth with late orange notes and just another mighty Kernel beer

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (5993) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Bottled June 4 - thanks a ton to Ben! Pours hazy amber gold with a small off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is citrus, tropical, pine resin, spruce tip, cat piss. Flavor is about the same, quite resinous. Little sweetness, medium bitterness. Medium body, oily mouthfeel. Pretty darn good, but I bet it was better in mid June!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danlo (2130) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
330ml bottle. Hazy orange-amber colour, foam white head leaving some lacing and aroma of tropical fruits, citrus & pine hoppiness. Taste is malt caramel with melon, juicy mango, passionfruit, orange & pine hoppy bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry bitter clean finish. Really well balanced, very drinkable IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (5838) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2013
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail

Bottled 04.06.13 - Pours dark orange with a small head. Aroma of floral hops, exotic fruits, biscuity malts and juicy notes. Taste is hoppy, juicy and bitter with loads of floral notes, exotic fruits and hints of biscuity malts. Finish is juicy, fruity and hoppy with some warming alcohol and some stuffy notes. Nice, tasty, but slightly unbalanced IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beermack (725) - London, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2013
33cl bottle. light orange pour. aroma gives heady juicy tropical fruit -tangerine, mango, peach. Taste gives plenty of juicy fruit (sweet tangerine and peach), light passionfruit, quite a bit of herby stuff, light pine, bit of menthol. Standard kernel malt body - beautiful light biscuit & cake dough - lets the hops take centre stage. Lingering pine and pithy orange/grapefruit bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (7650) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours an unclear copper orange colour with a white head. Aroma of fresh strong pineapple, herbal notes, pine and sweet toffee. Flavour is full-on floral bitter with sweet toffee, licorice root(!), strong pineapple, mango, lemongrass, some biscuit and grapefruity tanginess. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Lovely warming, fruity, floral finish with strong bitterness and surprisingly heavy sweetness. What a treat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Bish (1123) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
The Kernel. Big Bold Bitter Brash Brain Brilliant. Verbal review can be heard on early ABL recordings.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tommann (3185) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2013
330ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy dark orange with a large, frothy head. Aroma is pineapple, melon and lychee. Taste has.melon to start. Strong bitter mango and pineapple finish. Hop taste lingers. Smooth and full in the mouth. Not intense, just really good and drinkable.


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