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The Kernel Pale Ale Simcoe

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Bottle conditioned.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3286) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2014
Poured clear light amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet tropical citrus, caramel malt. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1380) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Pours hazy yellow with a low white head. Aromas of tangerine, grapefruit, kiwi, resin. Taste is apricot, tangerine, peach, resin. Body is light to medium with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (1994) - SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Pours cloudy yellow with low white head. Aroma of citrus, light caramel, light tropical fruit. Taste is medium bitter up front with light sweetness before a lingering mellow bitter finish. Body is light and smooth with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
"Kernel PA Simcoe Vs", 5.2%. Bottle(s) from Beer Gonzo, Coventry. Slim topped misted ochre. Top juicy citrus pulp, pine, dragon fruit, mint, strawberry all chucked in the blender nose. Soapy, floral, stewed and tropical with that lingering deeply husky kernel thing in the tail. Slippery melon, guava, lavender. Hard to believe it contains alcohol. Just yet another very exceptional Kernel beer in the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (1332) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle from StarmoreBoss, Sheffield. Hazy gold. Thin, sticky, lasting, white head. Huge, fresh, Simcoe hop leaf aroma. Very peachy, juicy and sweet, pine resin character. Taste is minty sweet, first off. Then pretty dry and bitter. Fresh, lightly oily palate. Dryness and bitterness last on the finish. Very quaffable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (1388) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 15, 2014
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Hazy golden body with a thin white head. Faint carbonation and lacing. Bright aroma of tangerine, pine resin and minerals. Flavour of juicy orange. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Simple but amazingly quaffable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (3818) - Freising, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2014
(bottle, courtesy of Theydon_Bois) pours a murky golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of heavy resin, some brown sugar, herbal hops, treebark and a hint of strawberries. flavour is mostly the same, heavily resinous, with some herbal hops, more treebark and a light-bitter finish. light-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10516) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle tasting at Cafe Abseits, Bamberg, during Jolly to Bamberg 2014. Hazy gden beer, small offwhite head. Hoppy fruity aroma, caramel, citrus, mango, pine, grassy, floral notes. Hoppy grassy flavor, earthy, hay, floral notes, mango, peach, some earthy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnCook101 (322) - - DEC 31, 2013
Another fantastic pale ale from The Kernel. Tropical fruit, citrus, floral notes, a little pine, slightly oily mouthfeel. Really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3752) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 12, 2013
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail

Bottled 16.09.13 - Pours clear orange with a smooth white head. Aroma of exotic fruits, hay, biscuity malts and caramel. Taste is smooth, exotic fruity and grassy with notes of hay, citrus, biscuity malts and caramel. Finish is sweetish, fruity and slightly musty with some citrus and biscuity notes. Quite tasty and a nice showcase for the Simcoe hop.

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