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The Kernel Pale Ale Mt. Hood
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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: American Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (12759) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2011
Bottle at Cask Pub & Kitchen @ Pre-GBBF Kernel night. Cloudy yellow/golden - white head. Fruity, earthy, orange, wooden notes, bitterness, medium malty, ok freshness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2011
Kernel Event @ Cask Pub and Kitchen, 1 August, 2011. Pours hazy to muddy orange with a small creamy head and lacings. Yeasty and tart fruity nose. A bit of fruity tartness. Really yeasty and muddy tart flavor. Medium bodied. Slight infection.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (7355) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2011
500ml bottle, 5.1% abv, at The Rake, Borough Market. Low, bubbly layer at the top of a cloudy orange coloured body. Sediments to the last pour. Smell of fresh and dry fruity hops. Honeyed fruity taste added by apricot, pine and notes of orange, as well. Bitter ending, half-sharp. Medium bodied. Pleasant first beer on a long drinking Saturday in London, 30.07.2011.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ober (2806) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2011
Cask @ pre GBBF 2011. A hazy yellow/orange colored beer, with a white head. The aroma of fruits like citrus, flowery with hop bitters. The taste is bitter with fruits like orange and citrus. Some sweet and bitter. The aftertaste is mostly bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
Bottled@The Kernel, London. Hazy golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, slightly acidic with some sweet malty notes. Flavour is pleasantly the same with a nice bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (9847) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle at home with Lyoli. Pours a slightly cloudy, yellow-gold with a small, white head. Grassy, earthy hops on the nose, mild toast. Medium sweet flavor, fresh grass, light pine, a little dirt. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Mild sticky finish, some toasty malts, hints of white sugar and honey, subtly oily, more grass and light citrus rind. Exceedingly drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (5528) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2011
Keg at the Kernel Brewery. It pours hazy orange amber, with a fizzy white head. The nose is quite subtle - tangy orange and pine. The taste is tangy orange, resin, biscuit and pine, with a long bitter finish. This is another quality beer from Kernel, but I found the Mt Hood hop quite boring when used in isolation like this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7029) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2011
On tap at The Kernel Brewery, Bermondsey, London 04.06.11 Pours orange/amber. Good fruity tang, bit of soapy hoppiness, soft in the mouth, there is a little piney resin. Bitterness lingers on the roof of my mouth. Very nice beer. A7 A3 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2011
On tap at Kernel brewery. Hazy orange gold. Lasting white head. Citrus tangerine aroma with some bizarre brazil nut flavour on the swallow. Tasty beer. Quite citrusy touch of ascetic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (13360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2011
27th May 2011
Hazy orange amber beer with a small white head. Semi crisp palate. Carbonation is fine (as in fine bubbles) and moderate. Minerally fresh orange with a bitter edge that keeps going to the crisp finish. The bitterness is a little pithy. Some creamy malt underneath. As usual with Kernel - this beer just slipped away!


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