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The Kernel London Sour (3.8%)

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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Berliner Weisse
London, England
Serve in Bowl

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Keg and bottled.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4662) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2015
From a bottle. Very light color; nearly clear. Simple and sharp sour bite with yeast, and not much else to speak of. Seems a little thin, but the flavor is sharp and good; then gone.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
[6936-20141129] Bottle. Mild earthy beans aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Mineral and light earthy semi-dry white wine flavour with some lemon notes. Medium body is a little sour. Great balance. (7/3/8/3/16) 3.7

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3274) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
33cl bottle from Utobeer, London. It pours a light straw colour with a small white head that dissolves quickly. Aroma is tasrt and citrusy with notes of lemon juice, hay, grains and grass. Taste is acidic with citrusy notes, grains and grass. Light bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, ok tasty sour

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (5303) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2014
22/XI/14 - on tap as London Sour 3.2% @ The Kernel Brewery (London) - BB: n/a (2014-1385)

Little hazy pale milky yellowish beer, small irregular white rim of bubbles, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: funky, bit dirty, urine touch, pretty weird. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty sour, funky, bit watery, unpleasant, bit metallic. Aftertaste: bile (yes, vomit), unpleasant sourness, dirty. Highly unpleasant experience.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6094) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
2 bouteilles de 330 ml partagées lors d’une dégustation entre amis. Arôme: Légère odeur de citron. Apparence: La couleur est blonde opaque. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de citron avec une pointe de pommes vertes. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement vineuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement citronné. (Rating #5987)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brystmar (1299) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Cloudy golden body produces mild lace which recedes quickly. Lactic Greek yogurt aroma blends with the citric Berliner base for a nicely refreshing, flavorful, simple flavor profile. Low carb, which is off for the style but preferable to me. I could drink a ton of this.

Only oddity: this smells a bit like peanut butter (wtf?!) at times, and I'm positive it isn't the glass or anything else invasive. I don't mind it at all, just strikes me as odd. Won't keep me from drinking a crapload of these :)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1889) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2014
330ml bottle from the brewery. Pours clear gold with no head. Sugary lemon juice aroma. Taste continues, with funk, sour apple laces and sherbet. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (622) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle from the brewery, labeled 3.2%. Pour is gold, aroma is fruity, yeast, light acid. Taste is sour, lemon, fruity, acidic, dry finish, body is thin, carbonation is gentle. Nice

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (4411) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
25 cl. draft @ Chez Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Almost clear golden, citrus, thick creamy white head. Nose is thick citrus acitidy, clean lemon, almost funk, lots of bottled lemon juice. Taste is heavy on those small bottles of lemon juice, lemon acid, concentrade, light vinegar, sour, zest,.. lightly puckering, very straightforward. Crazily easy to drink. Very simple but so-ooo good. This beat the fruited varieties I have had hands down.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (836) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Tap @ Moeder Lambic. Clear golden pour with some tiny lacings. Tart, crisp, vinegar, some slight off notes of urine.


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