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The Kernel India Pale Ale Simcoe Centennial

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

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; Special


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (7329) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 28, 2016
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. 6.7%. Poured a clear medium amber with a frothy white head and plenty of bubbles. The aroma is grassy hop zesty citrus, The flavour is moderate bitter with a weedy grass hop bitter, big tropical citrus fruit palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (9986) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Clear golden orange with a medium white head. Aroma of citrus, orange peel and caramel malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with a juicy hop coating palate and soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3182) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2015
Aroma: citrus fruits, tangerine and oranges, light floral hops. Appearance: slightly hazy gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bittersweet oranges, fairly overripe tangerine, caramel and grain malts, lightly bitter finish. Overall: decent Kernel IPA, maybe not quite their best one, feels to lack something, yet very solid anyway. Pint at Mother Kelly’s, Bethnal Green.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5419) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2015
10/14/2011 11:53:33 AM Bottle from Bierkoning. Hazy amber body with medium, puffy head. Nose of hops, citrus and plenty of pines. Taste is also very hoppy and bitter. Texture is prickly and softens out. Nice bitter finish. Great IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (16482) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green - 12/05/12. Cloudy copper amber with off-white head. Hops, grapefruit, pine and seville orange on the nose. Hop forward taste with grapefruit, orange, lemon, grass and pine. Semi-bitter dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flip_soeperman (880) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2012
floral, dough, spruce, hay, orange, hazy, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, bitter, astringent. Smells incredible, however in the taste there is a little soapiness that I am not really fond off. Besides that, really good beer

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (18598) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle from Zombier, Málaga, Spain
Cloudy copper-amber color with generous compact head. The hop aroma is quite nice and a bit fruity, maybe more was expected. It has a good caramel and toffee flavor, with a lean body, not too sticky, and the aromatic components of the hops are now more evident, with bitter oranges and medium piney resins. It has a strong but not excessive bitterness.
Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (6289) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2012
33cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Clear orange colour, dense white head. Aroma of passionfruit, mango, orange, grass, hint of liquorice. Flavour is medium sweet, fruity, orange, citrus, mango, caramel, spruce, nice soft bitter finish with a tingle. Medium to fullbodied, oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Another great Kernel IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43245) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Unclear - hazy medium to dark amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grass, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity, peel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111203]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (7681) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2012
Bottle from Beermerchants.com.Pours hazy golden with a moderate sized creamy white head. Aroma of fruity hops, grapefruit and gooseberries. Taste is dry and hoppy, moderate bitter fruity and piney hops, ends with a fresh minty and peppery bite, good beer.


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