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The Kernel Pale Ale Simcoe Centennial

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

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3818) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2014
500ml bottle from Beermerchants

Bottled 24.06.14, BBE 24.10.14 - Pours clear golden with a smooth white head. Aroma of juicy tropical fruits, pine, crisp maltiness, grass and citrus. Taste is crisp, hoppy and juicy with some fruitiness, pine, citrus and grassy notes. Finish is smooth, hoppy and crisp with some maltiness and pine. Quite nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (5457) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle from Beermerchants. Bottled 24.6.14. Pours hazy golden with a huge frothy creamy head. Moderate orange aroma with grassy and piney hops, creamy and marmelade malty. Light sweet sticky malts initially, oranges and piney bitter hops. Moderate carbonation, clean and creamy mouthfeel. Very good apa with a grapefruity bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle, named Centennial Simcoe, 5.2 percent. Bottled on June 24 2014. Hoppy citrus and pine aroma, grass, grapes, floral, some mango and peach. Hoppy pine flavor, earthy, hay, grassy, floral, passion fruit, some mango. Quite complex and drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niall73 (1831) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle at home. 5.2%. Pours a light orange with a white head.Aroma is tangerine, lemon, light toast, grass. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Big juicy orange/tangerine, orange rind, light toast, marmalade, very zesty. Not that sweet which is great. It’s all juicy citrus and very enjoyable for it!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (3352) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle at home from the brewery shared with Sarah. Hazed golden orange coloured pour with a good lasting loose white head. Aroma is classic american c hop, grassy citrus, tangerine and some strawberry ice cream. Flavour is crisp clean base malt with a slight nutty finish then solid American hop character, some grass and lemongrass, tangerine, light chalk in there water profile. Palate is medium bodied with a light sweetness and dry enough in the finish. Another very enjoyable beer from the kernel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4142) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle @ joes. Clear golden yellow with a snall white head. Smells hops, fresh, grassy, citrus. Tastes sweet, grassy, hops, nice! Thin to medium body, soft, nice carbo.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansjelaah (1450) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle @joes. Yellow color with a white head. Smells and tastes hoppy, fruity, pine, nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8530) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Joes. Hazy yellow color, small white head. Aroma is lightly malts, lots of grassy hops. Taste lightly malts, again very grassy, hoppy, moderately bitter. Average body, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1539) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle conditioned. Medium white head. Hazy gold orange body. Tangerine, satsumas, passion fruit, lemon, soap suds. Tangy and bittersweet. Sherbety. Dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1466) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle from Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Cunningly disguised as Centennial Simcoe. Hazy gold. Plenty of bubbly, white head. Ripe peach. Apricot. Plenty of skunky Simcoe. There’s a little damp cardboard to this one. Taste is light bitter. Some dryness. Palate is airy, and a little thin. Finish is dry, and light bitter. It’s a Kernel, so it’s good. But it’s not Kernel good.


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