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The Kernel Pale Ale Motueka Centennial Nelson Sauvin Zeus
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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: American Pale Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Bottle conditioned; Special


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark orange colour with a small large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, pine, orange - citrus, fruity hops. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, citrus, orange, pine, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130812]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2013
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and grapefruity to citrusy. Smooth fruity, peachy and grapefruity. Toasted malty and grapefruity, bitter dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
21st July 2013
Very hazy amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and semi dry, slightly soft. Fine minerally carbonation. Nice orange and grapefruit peel hops .Balanced by sweeter lime and floral things. Some pithy bitterness kicks in. Finishes semi dry with more citrus peel bitterness. Nice complex PA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, citrus, pine and malt. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13565) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2013
500ml bottle from Sourced Market, St Pancras. Hazy orange gold colour lasting thick ivory coloured head. Tropical fruit and grapefruit aroma. Good mouthfeel. I means it’s a hell of a smack in the face of flavour. I think since they moved to the new brewery they’ve got the body of the Pale Ales better. Good firmness. I mean just so much flavour on the swallow. Light bitterness yet it’s there on the finish and it builds. Big sweet tropical fruits. Amazing really. Just I don’t know anywhere that does beer this good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10683) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell - London. Many thanks to Bruce for the local freshness. Pours hazy, deep gold with a light foam head. Yeah, typically delicious. Plenty of dry, pithy citrus, some rindy bitterness, delicate pale malt sugars. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Bright. Clean, slightly flinty finish with further citrus rind, orange, grapefruit. Lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10476) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Slightly astringent. Heavy bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10254) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2013
Bottle, from a trade with Theydon_Bois. Clear golden beer with a rich lasting offwhite head. Hoppy fruity aroma, pine, citrus, grapes, mango, caramel, biscuits, some floral notes. Hoppy pine flavor, floral, citrus, earthy notes, pine apples, grapes, orange peels, biscuit, peach, some caramel. Nice distinct bitterness and with an earthy, floral citrus finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8100) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle split at Craft Clerko Tasting, thanks to Bruce, 08/07/13. Hazed orange amber with a thin off white head that clears to spotting and edgeing. Nose is pine, bitter orange, grass, dank hops, bready malts. Taste comprises juicy hops, light grapefruit, orange pith, good mineral bite. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light hop bitterness in the finish. Solid Kernel goodness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8019) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold with an off white foam. Aromas are biscuit and pineapple with bready toast and floral notes. Low pine with gooseberry and hints of honey. Flavours are sweet mixed tropical fruit with woody pine notes and spices. Bitter grapefruit with oranges. Nice yeastiness with herbal aspects. Very good.


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