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The Kernel Pale Ale Chinook Nugget

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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: American Pale Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Unclear light to medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, mango, dusty hops. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, mango, citrus, dry grass, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130820]

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10480) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. Dry lemon notes. Astringent! Oily palate. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10276) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle from a trade with Theydon_Bois. Huge thanks! Clear golden beer with a rich lasting white head. Hoppy woody aroma, mango, citrus, grapefruit notes, earthy, caramel, strawberry notes, floral, herbal, some hay. Hoppy floral flavor, earthy, rather bitter, citrus, pine needles, floral, peach, perfume notes. Hoppy earthy finish with biscuits, hay, pine needles snd earthy notes. Far from your average APA, but still good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (1836) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2013
Tap@Pelt Trader, Cannon Street, London - Fuzzy gold pour with medium white head. Juicy tangarine, lemon citrus, pine, grass, some nice floral tones in as well. How I have missed The Kernel. Gorgeous.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DruncanVeasey (7142) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2013
Beer Gonzo, Coventry. Kernel-cloudy orange with a slim fine head. Nose blackcurrant, guava and mandarin with a sprinkle of palma violet. Good soapy flowers flavour poured with Rubicon; Umbongo, lavender, perfumed tropical notes with strawberry chew. Husk and bite to finish. Standard Kernel deliciousness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2103) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
On tap at the Pelt Trader, Cannon St. Hazy amber pour with a white head. Floral aroma with a little orange zest. Quite an earthy flavour. Chocolate orange taste in there. Hoppy finish. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13598) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle from either City Beverage or Sourced Market, St Pancras. Hazy gold orange with lasting beige thin head. Lovely Chinook grapefruit aroma. Good in mouth lovely mouthfeel. Now that is a very good APA. Not overly bitter on finish. Quite lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (6713) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle from Trafalgar Wines, Brighton. It pours hazy orange with a medium white head. The nose is orange, tangerine, mango, earth, sherbet and resin. The taste is crisp, orange, tangerine, mango, earth, pine, grassy bitterness and resin with a lingering dry, bitter finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. A bold and flavoursome APA. Really rather delicious. Good work Kernel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1140) - SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2013
Clear vibrant haze orange body, white fading to filmy ringed head. Hoppy cereal nose, revea/ling cheap pineappley resin. Saucey mango. Sweet drainpipe grapefruit daiquiri middle, taught carbonation and boxy malt framing. Flannel finish, thick with malt and a wink of bitterness initially winds up with a cobbly hop grit. Really good but MOR from The Kernel.

Bottle, Beer Ritz, Leeds


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