Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Amber Ale
Bermondsey, England


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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Bottle conditioned; Special

Leighton's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (14360) - London, Greater London, - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle at home in London. Pours a rich, cloudy red-brown with a creamy, off-white head. Big, toasty pine aroma, lots of toasty bread, grass, faint caramel. Medium to big sweet flavor with rich and rounded pine character, toasty bread, wood, burnt grass, dark grapefruit, mellow rye tang. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Good and resinous to finish with lots of toasty sugars, sticky pine, more toasted bread, ripe citrus. Great balance to this one. Very rich and well rounded.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
huineman (422) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 10, 2015
Pours dark amber. Tawny head. Intense aroma is mango, passion fruit, grass, caramel. Creamy and warm. Full body. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours hazy amber, nose is orange, citrus, burnt toffee, taste is similar,roasted, sweet and hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2963) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. Muddy amber color. Earthly hoppy smell, taste of sweet malt with a bit of caramel and quite some yeast. Hoppy and fruity, but only modestly bitter. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (7749) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Pours a hazy dark amber with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramell, grass, fruity, citrus, some pine. Flavor is malty, yeast, caramel, grassy, citrusly hops, some pine and resin. Medium body, soft carboantion, lasting bitter finish. Great beer. 240814

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
androman (975) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2014
ABV 6.8%. 33cl bottle @ home from De Molen, 5 moths expired. Hazy amber body, small beige creamy mostly lasting excellent lacing head. Nose dark fruits and caramel, Aroma roasted malt, greapfruit, chocolate, more malt, mild coffee, whiff of rum, later hops, more hops. Taste light to medium sweetness, medium roasty bitterness, hint of sourness. Full body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, long lasting hoppy and coffeeish bitter finsh. Excellent dessert beer, long time past the due date but still amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle at The Potting Shed, Edinburgh on 19 May. Poured a hazy, dark amber colour, with a large off-white head. Aroma of caramel, rye and an earthy note. Bready notes in the flavour with toffee and marmalade. Finish was rye bread, peppery hop and biscuit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Keg Half Pint at Euston Tap, London in Sept 2012 - Very Cloudy Murky Reddish Brown in colour. Very Fruity; grapefruit citrus and tropical fruits. Hoppy; resinous hops. Malty; solid malts. Bitter fruity hoppy throughout. Lingering bitter citrus finish. Nice beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (4318) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle thanks Abilene, 6.8%. Muddy amber pour with tenacious white head. Aroma is hoppy, toffee, grapefruit aromas, light toasted malt. Taste is bitter, piney, hoppy, citrusy with light caramel sweetness and alcohol warmth. Palate is medium bodied, medium carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (1960) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2014
Pours a dark orange beer with a good white head. Smells fruity, citrus. Tastes citrus, fruity with a good bitter finish. Medium body, average carbo and a dry texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (1685) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
330ml bottle from the Cheese & WIne Shop, Darlington. 6.8%. Dark brown amber colour with a reddish tinge, foamy beige head leaving some lacing and aroma of caramel, rye, spice, citrus & pine hop. Taste is sweetish malty, rye, earthy, with floral, lemon citrusy, pine hoppy notes and lingering bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, lingering spicy bitter finish. Very drinkable.

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