Kernel Brewery | Bermondsey, Greater London
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Kernel Brewery
World Class based on 78 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate
Bermondsey, Greater London England SE16 3SF [ print map ]
020 7231 4516

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Hours: 9am - 2pm Saturdays only


Mayor: Leighton (57) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 10


Kernel Brewery

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Beer Available At Kernel Brewery (arranged by most recent)
The Kernel London Sour Raspberry 96, The Kernel India Pale Ale Simcoe Citra US 366 95, The Kernel Pale Ale Cascade Chinook Zeus , The Kernel Biere de Table Oak Aged Saison 86, The Kernel India Pale Ale Citra Amarillo , The Kernel Pale Ale Citra Simcoe Polaris 83, The Kernel London Sour Blackcurrant 86, The Kernel Pale Ale 4C 94, The Kernel Pale Ale Chinook Amarillo Apollo 79, The Kernel Imperial Brown Stout London 1856 99, The Kernel Table Beer 95, The Kernel Pale Ale Mosaic 98, The Kernel Export India Porter Bramling Cross 96, The Kernel Pale Ale Amarillo Zeus Simcoe 93, The Kernel India Pale Ale Black VI 96, The Kernel Pale Ale Cascade Chinook Citra 92, The Kernel Oak Aged Saison 86, The Kernel Pale Ale Amarillo 94, The Kernel Export Stout London 1890 99, The Kernel India Pale Ale Chinook Simcoe Zeus 93
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78 reviews for Kernel Brewery
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  85%
 Selection  80%
 Food  70%
 Value  85%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  96%
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88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
deyholla  (303) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | December 1, 2012
Visited to pick up a few bottles and try a few beers. In a garage like building with just some makeshift seating inside. 4 taps and a number of bottles that you can try on site or take home. The employees were very helpful and offered numerous samples. There is a deli right next door where you can grab some meats and cheeses to snack on. Prices were fine, especially considering the quality of the beer.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
RichTheVillan  (31) , England | August 23, 2014
Great sandpit, Opens early, Sells Kernel beers what more could you want.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris  (454) Burnaby, British Columbia | August 13, 2014
A large beer hall type venue in a working brewery. Great and friendly service with a good selection of their own beers. Prices are decent, but be warned as an online ticker, there is no cell service inside. A great brewery and a must for anyone in London.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Arcanor  (46) Quebec | July 15, 2014
On a Saturday morning (the only day they’ re open) in October. 10 beers on the menu, sad to say that theres no tasters, only bottles. So I took only two beers before we go visit the Towers Of London !!! And 4 bottle to go for latter. Sitting on wood logs in a back alley, it was a very good feeling to discover those two amazing beers in this very old environment. First time in London and I can’t wait to come back.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
pricey290483  (25) London, England | June 29, 2014
really good beer place with a good selection of tapped and bottled beer staff knew what they were talking about too
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
timmckee03  (46) Toulouse, France | June 8, 2014
Great place to try and buy Kernel beers. A bit difficult to find but great selection on tap and in bottles to take away. Prices are reasonable and beers are as fresh as they get. They let you sample anything they have on tap or in bottle. Only open Saturday for limited hours but well worth the visit.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Rootsman  (16) , | May 21, 2014
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb  (105) Montréal, Quebec | May 21, 2014
Ouvert de 9h à 14h seulement le samedi et pas besoin de plus de temps pour remplir les coffres. L’endroit est grouillant de vie et les bouteilles s’écoulent à un rythme que peine à tenir le staff. La liste de bouteilles disponibles et de fûts est impressionnante considérant que ce sont que des bières maisons....et que la maison est incroyable.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse  (214) Hässelby, Sweden | May 12, 2014
(Revisited Apr 2014, replaces rating of the old location) Nice micro brewery under the railway arch south-east of London Bridge. The new location is bigger than the original, but that is definitely needed, due to the rising demand of their beers. It still tends to get quite crowded during the Saturday afternoons. Inside it’s a open hall with wooden benches and tables. Bottles for take away are sold at the entrance and the keg beers are served at the bar inside. Service is friendly and efficient, but there’s still usually a queue (and then there’s another queue for the toilet). Beer selection is very good, they have 7 or 8 of their own high quality beers, and usually different beers every weekend. A good selection of bottled beers as well. Since my last visit they have doubled the number of toilets (from one to two), so that queue is a bit shorter. It’s a slightly different experience than sitting in a cosy old-fashioned pub by the fire, but an interesting one, and since the beers are so exceptionally good I’ll keep coming back. A must visit.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
matis  (10) Warsaw, Poland | April 30, 2014
Opend every Saturday till 4 pm. Half year ago - 10 beers on tap, and many in bottles. Taps are fresh, intense in nose and hoppy in taste. Also excellent bottles, e.g. barrel aged stout 7,7 %. Kernel is simply an obligatory visit when you’re in London. Much better than top craft beer pubs there. I’ll be back!
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub  (493) Banbury, England | April 29, 2014
One of many factory units under railway arches in Bermondsey. This used to be a no-go area and now it is a cosmopolitan walk about. The brewery is only open for drinkers on a Saturday, so planning has to take place. We found it slightly tricky to find but once there you find a row of trestle tables where it is best to share space, making it a good place to meet people. It has a cold feel, it is a very open area. The beer, and after all this is why you are here, is split between the Kernels many bottles to the front and a few kegged taps at the back. It has a good buzz on a sunny lunchtime but does get packed. There are just 2 loo’s so plan ahead.

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