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

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned and keykeg; Occasional.
ABV may vary. Previously 5.1%.


Lambister's rating

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lambister (436) - - JUN 15, 2013
33 cl bottle. Aroma is superb, hay and amber with notes of citrus fruits. Flavor continues very well and is nicely balanced for a pale ale. For a pale ale a very nice brew.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
leaparsons (9684) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Keg, The King’s Head, Leicester. Hazy golden with an off white foam. Dry cracker toasted malts followed by lots of apricot jam. Grassy and herbal with underlying sweet tropical fruit. Spritzy mineral body with pine bitterness. Sudsy soap. Earthy with peppery notes. Massively drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerowl80 (181) - - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy orange/amber. Aroma of tropical fruits, peach and grass. Taste has some fruity sweetness followed by moderate bitter finish that doesn’t linger too much. Enjoyable, easy drinking beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
triskaideka (340) - Killarney, IRELAND - MAY 16, 2016
50 cl bottle - pours gold with white head - sediment creates haze. Aroma - orange, mandarin, pine. Taste - orange, mandarin, pine - bread, hay. Damn good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (2217) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2016
Overall: Sweet bread, bitter orange peel.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2016-05-07.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hoprider (387) - DENMARK - MAY 7, 2016
Pours very clear deep straw until the yeast sediment hazes things up. Thin film of white foam. Light hoppy, floral piney aromas - light mosaic tropical influence, light pineapple and also some more malty, sharper aromas. The taste is also very light on all accounts but very enjoyable indeed and at 5.2% it’s a perfect garden-beer. Good light to medium carbonation and a lightly bitter aftertaste. Nice light pale ale!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnicolaescu (1805) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 3, 2016
BOTTLE 50 CL at 5,2% abv, courtesy of Maersk. Almost clear dark amber, off-white creamy head. Medium intensity aroma of canned mano and peaches, quite dank and a bit catty. The malts are very restrained. The taste is similar, light generic fruity maltiness, even dankier and cattier hops, clean and sharp zesty bitterness in the finish The body is so smooth and devoid of tannins, that it feel a bit watery at first. A very good and well-crafted ale.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3182) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2016
Aroma: exotic fruits, mango, passion fruit, light pineapple, grain malts. Appearance: hazy, pale gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters continue, unripe tropical fruits, light passion fruit, grain malts. Overall: very nice Kernel APA, beautiful aroma. Pint at Colonna & Hunter, Bath.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evergreen0199 (2903) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2016
Bottle from St Albans beer shop, St Albans, Herts. A hazy golden/orange coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Lovely rich hoppy, tropical fruit, pineapple aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, tropical fruit, pineapple, hint of grapefruit, slight sweetness. Effortless drinkability, another superb APA from The Kernel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2628) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - APR 16, 2016
33cl bottle from zymology lisbon, portugal. Light hazy dark gold color. Thin persistent head. Medium high bitterness. Finish is long and dry. Aroma is pinneapple, hops, grass, piney.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (4344) - BELGIUM - APR 13, 2016
From tap. Medium thick, off-white head, hazy pale yellow blonde colour, actually looking more like a golden ale. Aroma of raw pineapple, passion fruit, mouldy lemon, white bread, strawberry, lime zest, white pepper. Clean, crisp fruity onset, hints of pear, pineapple and gooseberry, sweetish with a sour undercurrent, softish carbo, lean and supple, straightforward pale malt sweetishness, resinous hoppy finish, bit grassy, peppery and floral, drying. Very pleasant quencher.


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