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

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (3876) - 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 (286) - 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 (4311) - 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 (7938) - 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 (1795) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (3689) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2013
(bottle) pours a murky golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of herbal hops and caramel, quite yeasty, with a hint of banana skins and apricots. flavour is mostly the same, with a light gooseberry sweetness, some caramel, white chocolate and green grapes. light to medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (3592) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2013
50 cl. bottle sampled @ RBESG 2013. Thx! to chriso & Boudicca. Hazy golden, creamy white bubbles. Nose is huge grapefruit, wonderfully hoppy, creamy, lots of flowers, touch sugar,… Taste is bitter citrus, creamy, sweet, clear yeast as is the habit with Kernel for these kinds of beers, some bitter herbs, lemon peel, sweet yeast. Fuller, clear yeast Kernel body. Bottled on 03/06/2013 so reasonably fresh.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2013
24th June 2013
Keg at the Old Fountain. Very hazy gold beer, little white head. Palate is minerally crisp and semi dry. Very nice rich orange peel hops, little fresh orange and traces of peach, lemon and marmalade. Finishes crisp and adds mild tropical fruits. Medium bitter linger. Great PA.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJvd (811) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle at RBESG ’13 Grand Tasting. Pours hazy orange with a medium white head. Aroma of sweet citra hops, tropical fruits, some pineapple. Taste is also citra hops, fruity hops, slightly sourish with a medium to heavy bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (4567) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
50cl Bottle at RBESG’13 Grand Tasting. Hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma of leafy hops, citrus, tropical fruits, fruity acidity, tea. Flavour is fruity acids, citrus, earth, some tropical fruits, light floral, firm hoppy bitter finish. Light-bodied.


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