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The Kernel India Pale Ale Simcoe

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98
98
style
Brewed by The Kernel
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
marcogrind (31) - Milano, ITALY - NOV 7, 2014
Not so incredible, nice aroma of tropical fruits, piney, grassy hop. Taste is similar, no complexity. Okay ipa!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (3662) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle at home picked up at the brewery. Nice and fresh. Mostly clear golden orange coloured pour with a lasting white head. Aroma is lovely tropical fruit, lychee, peach and melon. Some light citrus in the nose as well. Flavour is copmposed of full juicy fruits, lychee, melon with a little burnt grass. Semi-sweet semi-full palate, moderate carbonation. Solid assertive clean fruity, hop bitterness. Very tasty fruity IPA.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pricey290483 (386) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
really liked this i got the bottle from the brewery bottled on 16/09/14 a really nice beer that has a nice hop kick but is very easy to drink even though the beer is strong you don’t know you are drinking a strong one

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftycarl21 (2251) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle, huge thanks to my man James for bringing this back for me!! Very cloudy orange colored pour, medium sized dense white head. Nose and flavor are gorgeous, with unadulterated orange peel and grapefruit flesh, hints of spruce, lemongrass, tinges of caramel malt balance, but still lean and gorgeously drinkable for over 7%. Gorgeous dryness on the mouthfeel, clean as hell. Totally different from something like Hill Farmstead, but the hop character is full, pure, and stunning. Damn impressive.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (517) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pour is gold, aroma is fruity, mango. Taste is fruity, sour, mango, medium body and soft carbonation. Nice

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Neorej80 (136) - - SEP 27, 2014
Had it from the tap at Cafe Derat, Utrecht (NL). Fresh mowed grass and citrus smell. From the tap and really no carbonation at all... no head as well... Flat as a real english ale, could have been a bit more :( but maybe the tap adjustment isn’t 100% ok. Nice flavours tho. Really a lot of Simcoe! Grass, round hoppy and some pine, citrus and herbs that create a strong long aftertaste. To ale-ish this time... The Kernel can do better than this. I have to re-rate it again somewhere in the future > due to tap adjustments.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5659) - ITALY - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle 7% oro leggermente velata buona schiuma un po grossolana piuttosto persistente agrumata frutta pesca discreto amaro piuttosto fruttato

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2338) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Hop dominated, yet balanced IPA. Very fruity, but with a bitter finish and a biscuity sweetness. Great stuff!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3034) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2014
11-JUL-2014, bottle @home, from Oddbins London Bridge. Milky hazy, almost murky golden with lasting White head. Aroma is grape fruit, and pine. Taste the same with fruity notes - orange. Very bitter some sweetness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Fine IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (8013) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
2014-07-05. Lazy bright body creamy white head and lace. 4+ Aroma is comparatively mild to the flavour. Moderate hops, lightly sweaty mild lemon orange melange mild pale malt. Flavour has delightfully hoppy first sip, tangerine and a melange of citrusy hops, modest bitterness throughout. Smooth average bodied palate, soft carbonation suits it near perfectly. Lovely stuff. On tap at BrewDog, Aberdeen


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