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The Kernel India Pale Ale Simcoe

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1376) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
Bottled, Rehills, Newcastle. Lovely mango and fresh orange peel aroma, palate is initially soft and creamy, but a pleasant grassy dryness creeps in. Sherbet lemon tang in the finish, with some juicy maltiness coming through too. Another cracker.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (18969) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2014
Bottled. Cloudy straw colour, small head. Grassy citrus aroma. Mid dry with medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Gooseberry and tangerine. Long bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (2491) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at Café Abseits, during the Bamberg Jolly 2014.
Appearance: Dark golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Citrus, fruit, nectar, hops.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Hops, citrus, fruit, grass, malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle at home from ales by mail
very hazy mid amber with lacing beige head and plenty of floaties. Fruity mandarins and orange pith. Full bodied, low carbonation, pithy bitterness, fruity citrus hops, dry pithy finish.
Earlier Rating: 4/18/2012 Total Score: 3.9
Bottle at home Cloudy orange with orange aroma and flavour. Plenty of bitterness but the malt is there for balance.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13196) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 13, 2014
Keg at the hanging bat... Golden amber... Small white head... Soft dry lemon fruit... Over fizzy... Light try lemon peel.. Some candied fruit peel
Earlier Rating: 12/3/2011 Total Score: 3.1
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white head ... little soapy ... pine nose ... zezty lime and pine ... sweet fruits ... juicy fruits ... bitter peel

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnCook101 (253) - - JAN 11, 2014
Another great IPA from The Kernel. Peppery and pine aroma. This follows through in the flavour with tropical fruit flavours, a little earthiness and a touch of floral honey, all finished off with a good bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1055) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
7.2% Bottled 27/11/13. Pours a slightly cloudy pale orange colour with a white head. Aroma is tangerine, candy, lemon, light veg, a little grass and wood. Light to medium body, mild carbonation. Tree bark, orange, light caramel, a little rye, pine, some booze, tonic, grapefruit - dry and bitter. Tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
undercurrent25 (1338) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2014
Christmas present from future sister in law. Very similar to the previous beer, very pale, very hoppy and dry with a sharp palate

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2179) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2014
Bottled. Pours hazy and deep golden with a small, lacing white head. Aroma caramel, peach, citrus and grassy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and nice bitter. Medium bodied, oily text. and soft carb. A fresh and excellent IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4292) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2013
Draft at The Duke. Pours cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma of grassy hops, pine, resin. Flavour is light sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.


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