viktorvee (510) - Greater London, - DEC 17, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Definitely not a top ranking kernel, fairly tasty standard fare nonetheless. Brackish colour, medium carbonation.
LoFi (1516) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at the Rover, mid January.
Hazy golden, off-white head.
Hoppy and fruity with citrus, tropical fruits, pine, grass.
Nice and drinkable.
Niall73 (912) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled 12/11/13. Pours a hazy orangy gold with a with head. Aroma is lightly toasty, piney, woody with a light marmalade. Light to medium body, light carbonation. A touch thin but still plenty of flavour. Dry woodiness, a touch of smoke, light caramel, orange, tonic and a nice bitterness. Decent.
_angst_ (2275) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ The Rover. Pours hazy pale golden with a frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some lacing and trace on the glass. Smell is fruity with crackers, pink grapefruit juice, mineral water, passionfruit, pineapple, lemon zest, freshly cut grass, gooseberries, pine needles and lemongrass. Taste is bitter, slightly fruity, slightly herbal and tiny floral with crackers, white read, freshly cut grass, lemon balm, unripe mango, grapefruit rinds, lemon zest, black currant leaves, minerals, resinous wood, passionfruit, lemon hard candy and moist soil. Mouthfeel is crisp, astringent, dry, watery and light bodied. Finish is bitter with white bread, freshly cut grass, moist green herbs, unripe tropical fruits, citrus zest, minerals and pine needles. A real thirst-quencher, highly drinkable!
gunnar (4740) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Oddbins. Pours hazy golden with a big nice looking white head. Aroma of dark bitter fruits, grapefruits and tangerine. Taste is light sweet marmelade, with tons of good citrussy and piney hops, sweet apricot as well, smooth mouthfeel, nice refreshing and lingering weak dry aftertaste, classic Kernel
gnoff (7330) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg, on January 11, 2014.
Hazy pale golden color, white head. Hoppy, some cheese scent. Semi sweet, bitter, wood taste. Dry, bitter aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, medium high dry bitterness.
rlgk (9031) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg. Hazy pale golden beer with a nice lasting white head. Hoppy citrus aroma, grapes, mango, pine, hay, peach, grassy notes, floral notes, herbal. Hoppy grassy flavor, pine, grassy, mango, woody notes, peach, some caramel, hay, floral notes. Hugely drinkable APA.
Theydon_Bois (6471) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home, from Oddbins London Bridge, first proper beer after over a week off, 10/01/13.
Hazy golden amber with a good sized white cap.
Nose is bitter tropicals, tangerine, chakly mineral tones, earthy hops, grapefruit.
Taste comprises orange pith, tangerine, shades of apricot, mineral bite, earthy hops, citric pithdom, on the turn melon.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, grassy hop bitterness in a slightly drying conclusion.
Solid APA from the Kernel Krew ! Good to be back to beer :P
jamestulloch (994) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vino Wines. Murky golden body with a medium white head. Steady carbonation. Excellent lacing. Lovely tropical fruit aroma - sticky pineapple, mango and caramel. The taste is less intense than the aroma suggests. Flavour of minerals, kiwi fruit and citrus. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft carbonation. An easy drinking, juicy APA. This version was 5.3% ABV.
teorn88 (1911) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
50cl bottle from the brewery. It pours a slightly hazy light golden colour with a small white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is intensely hoppy and fruity with fresh pineapple, mango and apricots. Some grassy flowery notes too. Taste is bitter and hoppy but not overly so, with some good fruity sweetness. A well balanced APA with big notes of pineapple, apricots and freshly cut grass. Medium mouthfeel with good carbonation. Overall, outstanding pale ale.
jackl (3780) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Hazy gold with a small head. Nose is dirty, earthy hops. Some underarm. Some orange peel. The taste is more orange. Pretty dank. Dirty bitterness. Grass. Medium body, moderate carbonation. A return to form.