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The Kernel Pale Ale Citra

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Bottle conditioned; Special.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamestulloch (1730) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy golden body with a thin white head. Steady carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma of lemon, passionfruit, peach - very fresh Citra hops. Flavour of flowers, passionfruit, peaches and cream. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. Incredibly soft and easy drinking. A beautiful beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JulienHuxley (3618) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2015
On tap at the BeerTemple. Light slightly hazy gold pour with white head. Aroma is really nice, tons of lemon, grassy, lemony, zesty citra aroma, really really nice. Taste is fresh and juicy, lots of lemon zest, light bitterness. Palate is med-light bodied with light carbonation. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (5990) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2015
Draft at Beer Temple. Pours hazy golden with a bubbly white head. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruits, simple but lovely. Flavor is light sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Light bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (4391) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2015
500 ml bottle all to myself at home 5.4%. Nice to see Kernel rebrew some of the oldies. light hazed golden / straw coloured pour with a lasting loose white head. Aroma is lovely juicy tropical fruits, of passion fruit and mango, zippy lemon. Little straw and yeast on the nose as well. Aroma really bursts from the the glass. Flavour is semi sweet base grains, little straw, juicy tropical fruity hop. Firm fruity, slightly grassy hop bitterness. Super drinkable. Palate is medium bodied, moderate to low carbonation and a little sticky hop.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2203) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Keg at Craft Beer Co, Islington, London. A hazy golden/yellow coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Hoppy, tropical fruit, citrus aroma. Tastes hoppy, malty, tropical fruit, citrus fruit, grapefruit with a slight sweetness. Mellow and easy drinking. Very nice APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (624) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle - amber with a thin white head which quickly fades to a ring. Aroma of mango, peach and grass. Taste of grass, peach and hay followed by a little mango and pineapple with a light bitterness to end. Quite tarte, medium body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4308) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: At home.
Appearance: Golden colour with a large white head.
Aroma: Citrus, grapefruit, pine.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Grapefruit, pine, tropical fruit, citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (1836) - DENMARK - NOV 15, 2014
Bottled on 2014-09-30. Unclear orange with a medium sized white head. I don’t find the nose to be very pleasant; white cheese, green onion some sharp chlorine like notes. The flavour is better though with some oranges, light candy and sugary malt, but the cheese and onion is still there. Medium body, soft mouthfeel, light sugary sweetness followed by bitterness into the finish. I usually enjoy The Kernel pale ales, so maybe I’m just not a Citra fan.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ThirstyBird (1880) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - NOV 3, 2014
Pours a dull yellow orange with a nice white head. The smell is citrus, delicate mild malt supporting. The taste is a subtle elegant citrus ramble ending lightly dry, fruity and slightly bitter. Fairly light in body with beautiful carbonation. A great beer!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Erzengel (4502) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 3, 2014
Many thanks to ThirstyBird for sharing! Very nice floral nose. Very smooth and fresh, intense floral, not too sweetish body, great fitting in. The beer is full-bodied, fresh, herbal hints, great smooth flavour with fresh floralness! Great!!

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