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

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Bottled, Occasional;


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (758) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2013
Bottled 14/12/12, 6 weeks old. Hazy, golden brown pour, small head, in the nose citrus hops, in the mouth they come to life more, orange peel, grapefruit, mango. Plenty of fruitiness. some caramel sweetness, Quite well balanced ale with a bit more emphasis on the hops and with a crisp bittersweet finish. Nce

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13151) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2013
500ml bottle from Sourced Market, St Pancras. Hazy deepish gold colour with lasting white head. Attractive hoppy tangerine aroma. Some earthyness in the mouth. A touch of soap. Drinkable hoppy and fruity. Aroma is great.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonno (2231) - JAPAN - JAN 19, 2013
Moreish tropical fruit nose - Kernel PAs have some of the ripest aromas around. Smooth body, light and a bit fizzy. Fruity with a soft bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6141) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 17, 2013
Bottled. Wild nose: gumball, dry, minerals, passion fruit. Orange-salmon pink color. Light, dry, minerally flavor, grapefruit zest. Rather thin, very hoppy and dry. Nice.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (1849) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 15, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Hazy blonde orange, bubbly white head. Aroma orange, citrus, really nice, biscuity, sweet, tropical fruit, cake. Taste, fruity, citrus again, biscuity malt. Really nice pale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (3091) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 13, 2013
Hazy golden amber. Hugely piney, woody nose. Very well defined nose. Huge hoppy mouth, with not much malt backbone, but hop chariacter is soo well defined and characterized it is truely remarkable. Thin body. Moderately bitter finish. Decent and interesting stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (1924) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle from Sourced Market, St Pancras Station, London. A hazy golden/amber coloured pour with a small white head on top. Nice fresh hoppy, citrus, grapefruit aroma. Tastes hoppy. grapefruit, citrus, pine, slight bitterness. This was only bottled 2 weeks ago, lovely fresh pale ale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2013
1st January 2013
Light haze on this gold - amber beer. Tidy off white head. Palate is light, crispy and semi dry. Lovely clean fresh hops. Bitter floral notes. Mild skunk. Marmalade orange and a little mango. Tagerine pith. Mint. Trace of lemon. All on fresh clean malt. Semi dry finish with a little fresh hop sting. Delicious!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (1611) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2013
(bottle from Mr Lawrence, SE London) Fuzzy/hazy light gold in colour with a medium off white head, medium body. Aroma is citrus hoppy and taste is citrus, grapefruit, pine and biscuit malt. Beautiful!

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle at home in London. Pours mostly clear gold, lightly effervescent, with a strong, frothy white foam head. Beautiful aroma, some lightly toasted sugars, juicy orange, grapefruit, pear. Light to medium sweet flavor, some semi-dry berries, rich and somewhat bitter citrus fruits, mild honey and caramel, some dry wood, dry grassy bitterness. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Dry, faintly resinous finish, dry orange, lemon rind, lightly toasted pale malts. Typically great Kernel APA.


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