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

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Bottle conditioned and unpasteurised keg; Occasional.
ABV may vary.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5966) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2013
50 cl bottle (5,1%) @ HeBF’13. Bottled 03.06.2013, BBE 03.10.2013
Aroma has gooseberry bush, some plastic notes, exotic fruits and hops. Also hints of fruit candy. Palate is too low on CO2. Flavour has hops, exotic fruits, gooseberry bush and some caramel. Good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3407) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2013
330ml bottle from Hippo Beers. Hazy orange amber brown, not much head. Hop grapefruit & mango aroma. Fruity hop flavour, not as intense as most Kernel beers, this one is smoother and sweeter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4097) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2013
330ml bottle [5.1% abv]. Cloudy dark orangey golden colour with late awakening, small, creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Intense piney hop aroma, citrusy fruity background with hints of grapefruit and pineapple. Taste is fruity hoppy, pineapple, grapefruit, a herbal touch, later more and more bitter hoppy; average to soft carbonation, soft palate, light body. Nice explication of the pineapple note.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle. Deep amber beer with a white head. Fruity and sweet aroma. Tropical fruits, sweet flavour. Nice hoppy beer with a nice balance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10782) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
Draught. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4308) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2013
Sampled @ RBESG 13 Grand Tasting. Hazy orange colour with a small white head. Smells hops, chives and slightly fruity. Tastes hoppy, fruity, fresh and chives. Medium body, soft carbo.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpgibbon (329) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2013
Bottle from The Beerhive. 5.1 %. Another winning PA from Kernel. Muddy orange with large but quickly dissipating head. Mango and tangerine on the nose and a medium oily body with soft carb. Balanced zestiness and funkiness, nice sour edge on the end. i will bathe in kernel one day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4728) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2013
Bottle @ RBESG’13 Grand Tasting @ De Molen: Served in a Molen taster: Thanks for sharing chriso/Boudicca: Medium sized creamy snowy white foamy head on top of a hazy bright yellow colored beer. Aromas has loads of crispy hops, hop fruits, pine apple, peach, apricot, cream, banana, cheese, vanilla. Flavours of hops, hop fruits, hop bitters, plant extracts, peach, grapefruit, apricot, pine, yeast, malts, etc. Aftertaste is fruity, floral, hoppy and light malty. Low carbo, soft creamy mouthfeel, medium to lightly fuller body and a creamy balanced texture.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
Tap at Craft Clerko, 26/06/13. Hazed light golden/yellow with a thin white head that clears to the edge. Nose is sticky hops, orange marmalade, grapefruit, light mango, mineral notes, shaving of pine. Taste comprises juicy hops, sticky tropical fruit medley, pine, mango, grapefruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dryish finish with some hop bitterness. Solid APA work from the Kernel.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (1982) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Standard Kernel pale ale amber colour with white foam bubbley head. Nose is light grapefruit, citrous, minerally, pine. Taste is a bit lacking in this bottle, not so fresh. It’s lost a bit of its flavour. Tart grapefruit, minerally, pine, but not much fruit.


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