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The Kernel Pale Ale Polaris Apollo Columbus

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


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Keg & Bottled;

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (862) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle at home. Orange golden beer with small head, fruity hoppy notes and pleasant tasting, had better from this brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cervmagpt (668) - PORTUGAL - SEP 3, 2014
Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 10A). Bottle 33 cl - Batch unknown. Bottled on 21.04.14 AROMA: citrusy and passion fruit like hop notes, mixed with floral and pine aromas. faint sweet malt background. APPEARANCE: amber color with big white head and good retention. very hazy. TASTE: restrained hop flavours (some fruitiness) with high bitterness that lingers into a medium-dry finish. faint malt background giving a balance towards the hops and bitterness. PALATE: light body with high carbonation. OVERALL: a beer with a good aroma impression but with a flat hop flavours profile and body more on the light side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (7515) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 3, 2014
12oz pour at Kaelderkold Barcelona. Pours a hazy orange with some creamy, lacing, white head. Nose is very pithy, soap, orange peel, heavy pine needle, a little rubber. Flavor is very pithy, grapefruit, orange, soap, heavy pine, some dried rosemary. Crisp, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (9514) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle at home from Bottledog. Aroma is subdues, lemon citrus hop, some neopoletean ice cream, strawberry and hop leaf. Golden colour, with a light haze and lasting white head with some big bubbles. Flavour is fairly straightforward, clean direct base malt, some biscuit. Hops are lightly citrus, orange peel and lighlty spiced. Very well balanced and drinkable. Firm clean bitterness rounds it out, some earthy hay lingers. Medium palate, touch of sweetness and moderate carbonation. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6472) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2014
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail

Bottled 21.04.14 - Pours clear golden with a smooth head. Aroma of crisp caramely malts, grass, spices and herbal/floral notes. Taste is floral, crisp and zesty with some spices and herbal notes. Finish is crisp and bitter. Pretty unique hop profile, surprisingly good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (2248) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 1, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Golden colour with white head. Pineapple, fruity aroma. Pineapple, grape, citric and fruity taste, sweet and bitter. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15575) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle @ World Cup Brasil Tasting. Cheers to Hallinghansen. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Grapefruit, citrus, lime and very mild yeast. Crisp and dry. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2901) - Odense SV, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle at World Cup Brasil tasting. Hazy golden body with a medium white head. Hops, fruit, citrus, grass, grapefruit. Nice bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (4102) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2014
Bottled. Pours hazy golden with an average, lacing, white head. Aroma of citrus, mint, herbs and spicy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry with some bitterness. Light to medium bodied, watery to oily texture and soft carb. A nice APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (3486) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle from The Beerhive. Hazy golden body with a medium white head. Low carbonation. Excellent lacing. Aroma of lemon, minerals and pine. Flavour of grapefruit, lemon zest and biscuit. Medium body with an oily texture. Peppery, earthy finish. Soft fizz. Juicy without being sharp or tangy. Incredibly drinkable.

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