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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Saison
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; Special. New recipe from the old 7.0% version.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14277) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2012
Bottle at home - shared with Mette - Thanks to Tom. Clear golden - white head. Spicy, herbal, phenols, apple and pear yeast esters, light malty sweetness, light hoppy. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2012
0.33 L bottle from the brewery. Cloudy yellow-golden body. Low blond top. Nice spicy and grassy nose with a fresh funky scent. Dryish, light sourish-sweet and spiced up malt flavor. Some fine fruity hop tones too, providing a crisp and clean mouthfeel. An interesting take on a Saison. Very moreish, very quenching.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (2095) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2012
From brewery. Colour is amber haze, white head. Nose is pungent yeasty, lemon citrous, banana, fruity, farmhousey and something a bit eggy, sulphurous. Taste is yeasty, citrus, fruity and a trace of that egginess again. Good though not perfect.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6364) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2012
Bottle, kindly shared by OleR. Very pale yellow. Lovely funky aroma. Peaches, lemon, grapefruit, spices. White pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beervikingcrew (42) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2012
The best Saison yet from Sir Kernel. Balanced. Crisp. Tight. Like a young buck on the run through a spring field if virgin daisies. Yummy! -- raided in the wild, via Beer Buddy app

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
flip_soeperman (741) - NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2012
cheese, barnyard, grass, bread, golden, cloudy, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, lively,

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14850) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2012
Bottle at the new brewery. Gold orange with slight haze lasting white head. Estery funky aroma. Pretty decent hoppy saison in mouth. Some banana some peach some cereal towards the finish. Pretty drinkable

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (5476) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2012
Bottle from CPK. Hazy golden color with a massive eggshell white head. Pretty. The nose is moldy white grape. Some dry wood, straw. Hints of sulphur. The taste is yeasty cheese. More white grape. Some natural buggy flavors. Lemon rind and bark. This beer’s mildly acidic. The body’s medium, active carbonation. The sour, funky flavors of this beer are certainly something to be mulled over, but this doesn’t quite do it for me. Still, it’s another admirable effort from these fine brewers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gr0ve (2173) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 24, 2012
330 ml bottle. Cloudy golden colour. Herbal nose with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Christmas-like flavours. Yeasty flavours with a grassy bitter finish. Really nice.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnRMurdoch (3673) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
Bottle from The Kernel Brewery. Cloudy amber colour, no head. Sour grassy aroma & flavour. Citrus aftertaste. First Kernel beer I have not liked.


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