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The Kernel Pale Ale Chinook

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

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4772) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle. Golden with a small head. Hoppy but not overpoweringly so. Some fruitiness as well. Very easy to drink and so well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
triskaideka (322) - Killarney, IRELAND - APR 4, 2016
50 cl bottle - pours hazy gold with white head. Aroma of grapefruit and mango. Taste - similar qualities - mango and citrus leading. Good !

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sjohnh (659) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2016
Cloudy gold, with a tiny layer of white head. Not much going on with the mouth feel. Peach and mango up front, some pine, not much from the malt, and an orange peel finish. Bit underwhelming.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpgibbon (526) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 29, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2016 Keg at Cafe Oto. A bit less murky than most Kernel pales. Light lemon and lime aroma. Bit of grapefruit and some dank hops. Taste is medium dry and bitter with a zippy effervescent carbonation. Light and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (8079) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle at home picked up from the brewery. Nice Kernel catch up rate. Translucent golden dull orange coloured pour with a lasting thin film of white head.Aroma is really nice pithy citrus, orange with fleshy mango, Flavour is composed of bready, doughy malts, orange and mango. Assertive, slightly rough grassy hop bitterness. Palate is semi sweet, grainy, highish carbonation. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (8820) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2014
330ml bottle from drinkmonger. Pours hazy gild, thin white head. Grapefruit aromas, light tropical fruit. Taste is bitter, needs a bit of malt backbone. Not bad though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2830) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Keg at The Harp, Trafalgar Sq, London. A hazy light golden coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Hoppy, citrus, tropical fruit aroma. Tastes similar hoppy, citrus fruit, tropical fruit, caramel, orange and a slight sweetness. Nice APA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (3662) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Pours murky amber with a finger of white head. Aroma of citrus, malt, bread, light fruit. Taste is heavy bitter up front with long astringent bitter finish. Body is a tad too light, somewhat sticky, with average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansalon (2666) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2014
Pours a lightly hazy pale yellow with a low white head. Aromas of citrus, gooseberry, melon. Taste is citrus, melon, gooseberry. Mouthfeel is quite thin and somewhat bland.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (5487) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014


Aug 2012 - Bottle. Taste is grapefruit, pineapple, hoppy bitterness at end. More balanced than a lot of Kernel beers, but still has the distinctive flavours. Quite good. (3.6)

Aug 2014 - Bottle, 5.3%, 22/07/14. Hazy orange, still, small white head. Aroma is light lemon. Body is medium, light spritz. Taste is more lemon and lager. OK. (3.4)


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