chrisv10 (11802) - - MAY 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 6.7%. Slightly hazy dark yellow with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, citrus, little grapefruit and pine. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, citrus, little grape, pine, little sweet, little spicy and quite bitter.
Fashawn (252) - Montesarchio, ITALY - JAN 3, 2015
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Birra deliziosa,che mi lascia pienamente soddisfatto. Quel che voglio da una IPA, e kernel è sempre una garanzia. Birra bionda appena velata,con schiuma bianca fine e compatta abbastanza persistente. Al naso Jon è eccelsa,sento pochi agrumi, un po’ di fiori bianchi e tantissima resina. In bocca è diverso,confettura di arance,ribes, bel sapore dolce con una base biscottate che evolve gradualmente. Il finale è resinoso,poco pino,un po’ di terra però. Bello il passaggio,la birra è cremosa,corpo medio, buona la persistenza retroolfattiva come.il retrogusto che pulisce tutto. Ben fatto.
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
[6454-20140705] Tap. Pine orange lemon peel aroma. Hazy, pale orange yellow body with a medium-lasting foamy white. Buttery smooth orange pine hops flavour with a tangerine tart finish. Medium-full body. Delicious, very drinkable. (8/4/8/3/16) 3.9
(@ Brew Dog, Aberdeen, Scotland)
AdiBeer (1674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: floral hops, some citrus and pine. Appearance: hazy, pale gold, small, creamy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters intensify, heavy grassy flavours, citrus fruits again, dry finish. Overall: quite a nice IPA, yet there are better examples from this brewery. Pint at brewery, Bermondsey.
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at the Kernel Brewery on 25 Aug 2012. Poured a hazy orange colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of fresh hops, with lots of grapefruit and mango. Citrus in the flavour, with musky straw and grain. Finish was dry cereal, biscuit and bitter resin.
marcogrind (70) - Milano, ITALY - NOV 7, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not so incredible, nice aroma of tropical fruits, piney, grassy hop. Taste is similar, no complexity. Okay ipa!
mR_fr0g (4373) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
pricey290483 (582) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
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
craftycarl21 (2285) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.
davidtjm (660) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at the brewery. Pour is gold, aroma is fruity, mango. Taste is fruity, sour, mango, medium body and soft carbonation. Nice
Neorej80 (216) - - SEP 27, 2014
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.