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

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned and keykeg; Occasional.
ABV may vary. Previously 5.1%.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruigo (1091) - PORTUGAL - MAY 11, 2014
Shared a 33cl bottle with 3 months. Pours a orangish golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, citrus and hoppy. Average carbonation and light body. Taste is medium bitter and light sweet. Overall, a very good Ale with a lot of fruitiness and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1699) - WALES - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle, 7 weeks old, 5.4%. Hazy light orange or yellow, sparkling, small foamy white head. Aroma - some grass, lemon, light melon, maybe even a bit of musty coffee bean. Body is light, quite foamy. Taste - buttery malts, straw, mixed citrus (mostly lemon) and floral, light bitterness. Dry ashy aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7409) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle from ’Jacks’ Westholme Stores, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon, Wednesday 30th April consumed at home Sunday 5th May 2014 Pours mucky orange gold with filmy white head. Lemon comes through closely followed by a little pine resin and a little perfumey soapiness. Nice but not so very different from many of the other great Pale Ales from Kernel. A7 A3 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6137) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2014
(Draught at the brewery, 12 Apr 2014. 5.5%) Golden yellow colour, hazy, with frothy white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with lemon, grapefruit and floral/resiny hops. Fruity, hoppy taste with notes of lemon, grapefruit, a crisp malt character and a generous resiny bitterness in the finish. Medium body, quite dry. Crisp and fresh, with an impressive hop character. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarpa (885) - FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle 33cl from AbM @ home. Pours hazy orange with a white head. Tropical fruits and pine in the aroma. Bitter flavor with tropical fruits.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 29, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy golden colour with a small head. Aroma is just wonderful; orange pith, freshly cut grass and white grapes. Flavour of strong juicy bitterness, grass, some malts, pine and slightly tart white grapes just make a difference. Heavy herbal notes after a while. Medium bodied and a very long, lingering bitter, dry and juicy finish. Just brilliant.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6085) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 28, 2014
Keg at Moeder Lambic, Brussels. Slightly hazy pale, packed with flavour, herbal punch. A hop showase, as usual cleverly made by Kernel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillRunForBeer (672) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 23, 2014
This is wrong. I'm in Brussels drinking British beer. Tap at Chez Moeder Fontainas. Pours orange Gil's with a big clingy white head. Aroma of grapefruit, tangerine and pine. Nice balance of easy drinking pale malt and grapefruit and pine hop. Resinous, tongue coating finish. Bitterness is sufficient, but not overpowering. If I were served this blind, I'd guess it was from Tree House.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1287) - BELGIUM - APR 23, 2014
Tap @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Hazy yellow colour, white foam. Easy drinkable and refreshing pale ale. Nose of grapefruit with bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2014
330ml bottle form Drinkmonger. Pours hazy orange/yellow, thin white head. Big tropical fruit aromas, like nothing I’ve had for a while. BOOM! Back on form Kernel hoppiness. Taste follows through. Lovely.


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