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

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned and keykeg; Occasional.
ABV may vary. Previously 5.1%.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Avantis90 (9) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2013 does not count
Hazy golden amber, lightly carbonated with very low foam. Fresh clean grassy smell. Full of Chinook specialness. Three very distinct sensations; balanced earthy citrus taste, then a oddly spring onion hit followed by a bitterness that bites your cheeks. Love this stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pricey290483 (672) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
On tap at the brewery very pale in colour with a Hinton grapefruit in the aroma lots of fruit on the taste with a nine of vanilla in the back of the taste follows with a slight bitter finish a nice beer

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maneliquor (3469) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 1, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2013 Bottle from Craft Beer Co. Pours bright orange with a small, dense white head. Nice lacing. Mmmmm smells pretty tasty. Citrus bomb with some heavy handed mango notes. Hint of grapefruit in there to. Taste is heavy grapefruit and citric hoppage with light underlying tropical fruit notes. Very sweet fruit driven but not overly sweet or cloying. Light bitterness and super clean and sessionable. My god this is a fucking good beer

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DruncanVeasey (7634) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2013
Where to begin? 500ml bottle, dregs and all. Fully clouded orange amber with a fine lacy head. Stunning aroma showcasing the full beauty of The Hop; guava, papaya, dried flowers, spliff, blackcurrant, pissy rabbit fur. Wonderful stewed flavour bristling with celery, fine-haired greenery, tropical explosions, seawater hints, blackcurrant and guava jams, crackers and cashew, licked soap, roses. Magnificent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
madmitch76 (18127) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
23rd February 2013
Almost clear gold beer, good off white head. Nose of hop skunk and hop fruit. Palate is light and a little soft, semi dry. Strewth! These Mosaic hops are fantastic! Light grass and skunk gives way to gorgeous hop fruits - passion fruit, pineapple and lime. Touches of pine and other generic tropical fruits. Minor grass and floral notes. Slightly skunky finish, semi dry. A great hop showcased by a world class brewer - whatís not to like?

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wyzzywyz22 (2102) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
Bottle, Craft, London. Orangey gold pour with a decent white head. Superb hop-laden nose with ganja and tropical fruit notes aplenty. Flavour was juicy fruit and a little malt with the hops singing like a celestial choir. Bitterness, Bob on. Moreish, oh yeah. Absolute stunner. Could drink this tilí the fecken cows come home.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JackMandarin (62) - Aberdour, SCOTLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle from Great Grog. Pours a beautiful golden amber. White, fluffy head that fades slowly. Aroma is properly tropical. Starbursts! Somewhere between an orange one and a red one. Um Bongo. Good helping of citrus. Slightly thin mouthfeel. Light carbonation. Taste has serious length. More tastes of the tropics! With pine and a slight soapiness which is not unpleasant. Perfect balance of sweet and bitter. Top notch stuff from the Kernel as always! Canít wait to try their Mosaic IPA!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RichardW (1737) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
500ml bottle Rehills Newcastle. I love the jammy gooseberry smell of Mosaic, itís a monster of a hop. Itís a Kernel beer, itís going to score high, it tastes and smells superb. Enough said.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (12707) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2015 Re-rate at the brewery 03/01/15. Keg, lightly hazed pale golden with a decent off white head that retains well. Nose is passionfruit, Mosaic, zesty citrusville, light grapefruit, fresh and clean. Taste follows, passionfruit, lemon rind, orange pith, freshly cut grass, straw. Medium bodied, fine caressing carbonation, juicy mosaic hops in the close . Solid Mosaic pale. 9-4-8-5-16. Bottle at home, from the brewery, 03/03/13. Pours lightly hazed pale golden with a thin white head that clears to a film, Small bubbles form on the side of the glass. Nose is fresh hops, pine, grapefruit, pineapple, mango. Taste comprises all the tropical fruit notes in the nose, hops, light pine, light mineral tones, grass. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation - a little on the prickly side but doesnít detract from the beer, hop bitterness in the finish. Decent APA. Original rating 8-4-7-4-15.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2013
Bottled. 04/04/13. A giner coloured beer with a white head and lace. Wow this is a good hop. Really fruity and orangey in aroma and flavour. Great balancing pale malts give body but no silly sweetness. Delicious aroma it really is. Top top stuff. Superbly brewed.


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