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The Kernel India Pale Ale S.C.A.NS

 
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96
style
Formerly brewed at The Kernel
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned. Brewed with Simcoe, Citra, Apollo & Nelson Sauvin hops.

NOTE: PLEASE CHECK THE HOPS ON THE BACK OF THE LABEL TO ENSURE YOU ARE RATING THE CORRECT VERSION OF S.C.A.NS.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10563) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2011
Bottle... Hazy golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. The aroma is a mélange of fruity, earthy and musky hops – almost perfumey. Also of note is a whisper of vanilla. Medium-bodied with limp carbonation. The flavor provides a hop characteristic that is similar to Three Floyds Dreadnaught. Obviously, it has less malt and hop intensity as its third cousin twice removed - from Indiana. Crisp, zippy hop finish with a dash of salt. Definitely more hop aroma and flavor here than hop bitterness… which I like. Bottle courtesy of 50belair!

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2011
Bottle at home from Kris Wines, London. Poured a hazy amber colour with a lingering off white head. Awesome grapefruit hop in the nose worthy of several big deeep inhales. A clear 10.The fruit and hop character on display in the flavour really is straight out of the top drawer. Just so bloody tasty and drinkable. A superb IPA that I need more of.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (4105) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2011
27 March 2011, bottle. mildly pink orange colour, hazy, no bubbles (that i can see). wow! amazing nose! five hops makes nose soo diverse; pink grapefruit pulp, sweet fresh squeezed juice concentrate. very citrus but other elements as well. aroma really reminds me of bramling x hops. thin body and slightly creamy and mildly fizzy. i’m really disappointed. nose was amazing, body was ok, taste was pretty good. each was a step down. tastes really great but nowhere what i expected from the nose. not that it is in any way bad. i was just expecting perfection. very stemmy hops. slightly creamy and sweet. really good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4302) - SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2011
Pours clear amber with small off white head some lace. Aroma is tropical fruity, citric, sweet, slightly soap. Sweet bitter mouthfeel. Flavor is fruity, spicy, peppery, pine, acidy and hoppy. Medium sweet bitter palate. Finishes great hoppy bitter punch

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (15119) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011
Bottle at Papsř’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber - white head. Nice bitterness, toasted, fruity, caramel, citrus, herbal, light flowery, sweetness, orange, light cat piss, medium malty. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25841) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2011
Bottle at Papsř. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass with notes of citrus. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles, citrus and grass. Dry hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40160) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grapefruity and mango crisp citrusy hoppy. Citrusy, peachy and slight grapefruity. Bitter and citrusy finish. Smooth and easy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34246) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
Bottled. An unclear golden beer with lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of lemon, hops, malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, lemon, and hops, leading to a bitter lemony finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11920) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
cloudy orange, smooth white head. aroma is flowery, slightly dry, slightly hoppy bitter ,slightly exotic fruity. flavor is quite hoppy, pine, grape, exotic fruity, fait sweet malty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
Botte 33 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours a hazy golden with a tiny white head. Fat, greasy and citrusy hops in the nose. Medium body, sweet tropical fruitiness with a phenollic touch. Ends dry and hoppy - not overly bitter though. 150311


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