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The Kernel Pale Ale South

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


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Bottle Conditioned; Occasional. Previously 5.6%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (2599) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
500ml bottle, 4.7%. Poured clear, golden amber colour, foamy white head which retains and resinous fruity hop aroma – passionfruit, lemon, mango. Sharp mellow hop taste with good bitterness, nice resiny hop notes – passionfruit, mango, with residual sweetnesss and lingering bitterness. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17224) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle at William IV (Magic Rock takeover) 10/12/12. Hazed light amber with a big bubbly off white head. Nose is apricot jam, pineapple, orange pith, mango, syrup & figs, sweet sugars. Taste follows, mango, caramel, pine, sugards, tropical fruit notes. Medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a bitter sweet finish. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Snegurochka (389) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2012
2/3 pint from tap at Brew Dog, Manchester. 7.Jul.2012 Soapy head, hazy orange body and a little lacing. Hops to the nose, whiff of orange, spruce and grapefruit. Lively carbonated. Grapefruit, hops and a hint for coriander (maybe?).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14267) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2012
50cl bottle [from trade with Leighton] shared with Joes and Dutchdrebus. Unclear orange color, full sized white head that leaves a slight lacing. Smell lightly malts, hops and fruityness. Taste lightly malts, hops, bitter, some fruityness and citrussy. Medium body and firm, a bit fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (5612) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2012
Bottle @ joes thx to benzai. Slightly hazy orange colour with a full white head. Smells hoppy, grapefruit, apricots, fresh, fruity. Tastes hoppy, bitter, grapefruit, pine, resin, bitter.. The whole package. Could use a bit more sweetness, but still a great beer. Medium body, quite a lot of carbo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (9672) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2012
Bottle from Jacks, Westholme Stores, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon, consumed at home, Saturday 22nd September 2012 Warm golden colour, slight haze and a slim white head atop. Good buzzy bitterness plays across the toungue. Lovely bittersweet balance, hops are great, really lovely beer. A6 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle from King William IV, Leyton. Cloudy golden-yellow with a stable head.Potent citrussy hop nose. Good grapefruity and citric hop bitterness. No complaints.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Unclear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, pale malt, light caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruit, peach. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity, tropical fruit, peach, hops. Very balanced ;o) Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120813]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25453) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2012
Bottled (from Kernel, thanks Evin!, abv 4.7%). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, nectary, some sweet malts along with mild wooden notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, nectary and some tropical fruit juice concentrate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2876) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2012
Bottle from Mr Lawrence Wine Merchants, Brockley. Gold pour with a white head. Mango, pineapple and tropical fruit aroma. Flavours of mango and peach with a subtle hop linger. Bitter-fruit finish.

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