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


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (14519) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2011
Borefts 2011. A bit of cat piss aroma. Cloudy yellow colour. No head. The flavour has some NS notes, low carbonation. Low alcohol level? Not bad, though.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing (2201) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2011
Bottle from The kernel Brewery. Pours amber and thick cloudy, with a soft foamy white head that dissipates. Nose is really nice fruit. Mango, papaya and then subtle citrous fruit: orange and bit of grapefruit. Some urine and a bit of that rain on tarmac again. Taste is subtler than aroma. Soft tropical fruit, mild citrous tang and something else like that rain on tarmac thing. Minerally. Nicely balanced and a fine beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (39787) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2011

Cask (gravity) @ Borefts Bier Festival 2011, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

Unclear light to medium yellow colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, lemon, cat piss. Lovely hop aroma ;O) Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20110923]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10887) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2011
Sampled at Borefts Beer Festival @ De Molen, Bodegraven. Pale yellow color, no head. Smell fresh, hoppy. Taste fresh, some bitter but pretty low on the hops in my opinion. Decent beer, but nothing special I’d say.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11394) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2011
Cask @ BBF 2011. Pineapple, grapefruit and soft grassy hops in the aroma. Firm hopbitter flavor with grassy hops and mango. Low on carbon. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2011
Cask @ bbf. Aroma is very fruity, slight grassy hops aromua. Flavour is almost candylike fruityness. Light but fitting malt note. Ends with a dry hop bitterness. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14838) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
Cask @ Borefts Beer Festival, 2011. Pours unclear golden with a small white head and lacings. Lovely hoppy nose. Exotic and fruity. Smooth and full bodied. Dry end. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1711) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival. Pours hazy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is yeasty, citrus, peach orange and bready notes. Taste is hoppy, citrus, yeast, peach, orange leading to a bitter end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (5570) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2011
Cask at BBF ’11. Hazy golden orange colour, thin white head. Aroma of fresh citrussy hops, light malty, hint of caramel. Flavour is light malty, floral, loads of citrus and grapefruit, bit of pine, nice floral and citrus bitter finish. Light bodied. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8534) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2011
Cask, gravity at the Boreft Beer Festival, De Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands 24.09.11 One of the very few Kernel beers that I’ve had from a cask. Poured warm gold some haze, soft in mouth and not quite got the zappiness and hop kick of others from the Kernel stable but I suppose the others I have are more often IPA’s. Some soft sweetish lemon and then a dry, bitter, curly finish but it is much more gentle maybe because of the lack of carbonation, however it is very agreeable. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.6

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