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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: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 69   ABV: 2.3%
Keg, Occasional;

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lonick (1029) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Keg @The Hanging Bat, Edinburgh (Ratings Backlog, Kernel takeover the taps) Pours pink almost purple. Nose is zesty fruits, tart fruity sourness. Taste is funk, fruity iím getting raspberries (not damsons). Loved this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olliejobbins (1525) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
330ml bottle tried at the brewery earlier in the year. pours quite a dark red with pink head aroma is berry fruits, yeast and barn. taste is lovely sour berries. never had a damson so canít compare! raspberries and blackberries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jinroh (824) - ESTONIA - OCT 18, 2015
Beer bursts out of the bottle, pink and looking beautiful. Some foam that stays around for longer. Aroma of berries, bit of wheat but mostly freshness. Fresh berry-forward sour goodness in the taste. Sour and fresh. Dry. Not sweet, good stuff. Beautiful and nicely drinkable sour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (3061) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle. Smells lovely, fruit, dark berries. Nice spritziness, nice sourness, but fruit dominates. Bit musty. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (4340) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 11, 2015
Deep cloudy purple color. Nice light sour mouth, very tart with lots of damson skins. Really really sour. With big sour and damson finish. Very interesting and I love it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6371) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2015
September 20, 2014 - at The Kernel, Zwanze Day 2014; on cask. Hazy deep raspberry red with a frothy pinkish white head. Aroma is ... fucking sour - awesome, awesome, awesome - damson, sourness, no alcohol - just a big olí attention-getter for the nose. The taste isnít anywhere near as sour, but thatís okay - itís pleasant, fruity, there is some gluten stickiness and lacto character ... the London Sour base beer shines through, which is good, I love that beer. Light body and carbonation, oddly itís only moderately acidic (itís smells hugely acidic, go figure), finishes quick with a bit of marmalade in the aftertaste; lovely stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (6052) - 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 (331) - 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 (18) - - 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 (7810) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours deep purple, nose is fruity plum, funky, taste is quite dry, tart, fruity.

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