melush (2575) - SPAIN - JUN 17, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
@ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain.
A: Hazy golden.
T: Hops, citrusy, resinous, resinous.
sjogro (2188) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at Maakun’s. Has abv of 5.5%. Pours near clear golden with thin white head, tiny hop particles floating around. Sweet toasted malts, exotic fruits, unripe melon, some typical dry pale ale yeastiness, herbal tea. Medium sweet, over medium bitter. Medium body, slick feel, low carbonation.
Maakun (3061) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared thanks to sjogro. Almost clear golden with lots of tiny things floating around. Green melon, lemon, lime, mango, dank weeds, chalk, industrial honey, caramel, orange juice. It’s not that sweet but it’s a very sugary kind of sweetness balanced with under medium bitterness in a chalky way. Medium bodied with a light syrupy feel. Well done.
hallinghansen (2669) - Odense SV, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from De Caginy. Clear golden body with a medium white head. Citrus, lemon peel, fruity, hops. Bitter finish. Great.
tderoeck (7806) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 13, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
29/IV/16 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ Arno’s place - BB: 1/VII.16, bottled: 1/III/16 (2016-450)
Pretty cloudy orange beer, irregular white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, grapefruit, citrus, pineapple, some ripe mango. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bit sweet, fruity, lots of citrus, nice bitterness, grapefruit, some sweet caramel, malty, bit grassy. Aftertaste: nice bitterness, very fruity, grapefruit.
ElManana (1707) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle bought at Geers. Pretty bitter for a pale ale, fruity, citrus, refresher, lovely.
yespr (39411) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity, crisp hoppy. Peachy and citrusy. Smooth fruity and lingering hoppy and fruity finish.
Idiosynkrasie (6049) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 15, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle [5.5% abv]. Cloudy, orangey golden colour with average, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Taste is grassy hoppy, citrusy, zesty, leafy, close to tobacco, herbal and almost earthy, a woody touch of spruce. Taste is dry hoppy, mildly resinous and piney, some spruce, a citrusy touch, chewy, biscuity malty basis, some tangerine. No real explosion of hop flavours, but exposes the usually excellent Kernel APA malt basis and balanced hop flavour inclusion in a paradigmatic way.
The_Osprey (5545) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle at home as ’The Kernel Pale Ale Simcoe Cascade’, 5.5%, roughly 6 weeks since bottling. Golden orange, hazy, sparkling, small off-white head, streaky lacing. Aroma is peach, straw, pine. Body is light, foamy, soft carbonation. Taste is clean, pine, white pepper, some salted biscuit malt in the background, light nectarine. A typical clean and hoppy Kernel beer. Not their best, but still very good.
cgarvieuk (20415) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at spitfire... Golden amber.. Thin white lacing... Soft sweet zesty fruit nose.. Dry orange.. Soft herbal fruit