laiti (5900) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
JohnRMurdoch (3367) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Idiosynkrasie (4026) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Deep amber beer with a white head. Fruity and sweet aroma. Tropical fruits, sweet flavour. Nice hoppy beer with a nice balance.
HenrikSoegaard (10724) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.
DutchDrebus (4266) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
chimpgibbon (320) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.
Countbeer (4681) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
Theydon_Bois (9729) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
EdKing (1968) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
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.