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The Kernel London Sour Damson

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 69   ABV: 2.3%
Keg, Occasional;

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5726) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2015
WoW. A really nice and pleasant sour ale. Even my friends had to say ok. Sour can be nice. They are developing! Good looking Deep Purple stuff. Pleasant sourness and acidity. Fine body for a 2,3% beer, and a nice carbonation. Plums, lactic and mild citric. Nice one!
[Bottle at The Brewery]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
heman (211) - Tychy, POLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Aromat jest intensywnie owocowy, choć raczej czuć suszone śliwki niż świeże. W tle nuty gumy balonowej przypominające trochę te z piw pszenicznych. W smaku to piwo wydaje się być najbardziej kwaśne z dotychczasowo degustowanych. Ponownie dominują śliwki, wyraźne kwaśne (niemal octowe) i wytrawne. Piwo pozostawia lekko winny posmak.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Venno (16) - - JUN 28, 2015
Bought a bottle at the kernel. Poured a hazy purple. Head is not present. Aroma is weak but when you get your nose in it you smell the the damson. Taste is sour and refreshingly light with sweet fruit flavor and damson. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (6760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours deep purple, nose is fruity plum, funky, taste is quite dry, tart, fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (6596) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours clear purple with a thin white head. Aromas are mostly sour, some fruit. Taste is plums and sour. Big sour finish. Nice.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
SilverfoX (740) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2015
huuuuge damson and redberry aroma, a brilliant purple colour with pink lacing, big redberry flavoured sourness with a sweet finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22854) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 8, 2015
Draught@CBC2015. Hazy reddish orange with a small pink head. Aroma is cherries, some citrus along with mild lactic and some slightly acidic notes. Flavour is citrus, some fruits, mild toffee and some lactic notes. Pleasant. Refreshing "light" beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (2689) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle, picked up from Kernel. Drunk at home. Hazy, cherry red. Halo of dense, pink bubbles. Earthy stone fruit. Damson compote. Mild, stewed fruit. Taste is dry, and light tart. Clean, sharp, tangy palate. Finishes light tart, and pretty dry. Simple, refreshing, fruity sour. Could drink loads of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (6464) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 5, 2015
2/V/15 - on tap @ Tilquin English Beer Festival - BB: n/a (2015-562) Thanks to the ratebeer crew and other people for sharing today’s beers!

Little cloudy deep ruby red to pink beer, creamy pink head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, raspberries, funky, bit sourish. MF: soft carbon, medium to light body. Taste: sourish, bit metallic, soft fruitiness, some bubble gum, cherry flavoured one. Aftertaste: sourish, metallic, bitter, some tannins.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (11206) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2015
Keg @ 1st Anniversary Kaapse Brouwers Festival. Purple pink color. Samson plums and citrus in the aroma. Apple flavor with plums and a well rounded sourness. Thinnish but very Nice.

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