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Brewed by The Kernel Brewery
Style: Stout - Foreign/Extra
Bermondsey, England

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RATINGS: 615   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mainly Bottled; Regular. Has been seen on draught.
Previously 7.8%, 7.7%, 7.1%, 6.9% and 6.8%.

Based on a recipe from 1890 from the old Truman Brewery archives (London Brewery).
Simple recipe, massive taste. Dark, dark black. Oily texture. Loads of rich dried fruit and alcohol warmth ­ rum and raisin. Then a herbal hop bitterness on top of huge lingering espresso. Hints of leather, tar, smoke, vanilla and chocolate. Roasty.

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4.1
VDuquerroux (2678) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - MAR 15, 2019
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2019 Monday, March 11, 2019. Bottle, 33cL. 7.3%. Purchase ('Chez Alain', Rennes (35), FR). Home. A pitch black beer with a medium beige foamy head ; good retention and lacing ! Roast, black chocolate, light rustic cereal, toasty notes. Medium dry fresh bitter, light sweet, light round, spicy note. Good body, light to medium oily texture, soft gaseous to flat, dry chocolate dry fresh finish. Overall, great ! Really nice stout :)

4.2
Scrumpy369 (1210) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 21, 2019
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2019 Bottle at home. Black colour good beige head with good retention. Nose is malts dried fruits nuts. Taste is low bitterness cocoa coffee. Smooth silky mouthfeel good body and carbo. Yummy.

4.5
Lore (3592) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 17, 2019
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2019 deep dark brown colour, large, creamy beige head which lasts for several minutes leaving back a creamy beige lacing finally; aroma and taste of roasted coffee, burnt wood, dark chocolate, slight licorice and dried sour cherry; excellent stout! excellent valentine day gift :)

3.6
biilz (758) - SPAIN - FEB 12, 2019
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2019 Аромат шикарный, много кофе и кофейных зерен, немного черного шоколада и солода, легкая кислинка. Цвет чернущий, пена отличная, мелкопузырчатая, кофейного цвета. Вкус разочеровал. Сразу много кислости от кофе, при глотке еще большая кислинка, легкие винные нотки. Послевкусие кофейное, с нотками сена и какао. Очень сильная хмелевая горчинка, которая забивает весь вкус. В общем странно, может не та бутылка попалась.

3.9
Alusmamuts (2752) - LATVIA - FEB 12, 2019
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2019 Dark brown, almost black with small brown head. Slight roasted aroma. Strong bitterness with remarkable coffee and roasted grain notes. Bitter dusty.

3.4
Moravius (2067) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2019
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2019 'The Kernel Export Stout London 1890', Fläschchen von Lager Lager, Berlin. - Tief schwarzbraun, dunkelbrauner Schaum. - In der Nase schweres Röstmalz mit Mokka und Lakritz, sehr gediegen, dazu kühlender Hopfen. - Antrunk massiv röstmalzig mit kerniger Bitterschokolade, zart säuerlichem Pumpernickel und feiner krautiger Hopfenherbe. Milder rezent, vollmundig, ölig schwer. Leicht trockener, sehr malzbitter-hopfenherber Abgang. - Gediegenes, rundes Stout, dennoch leicht asketisch wirkend.

3.7
Parmenion777 (588) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2019
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2019 Cask - Pours a clear brown black colour with a small tight foamy tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malt, liquorice and marmite with some yeasty notes. A roasted malt and yeasty taste, some sweetness with marmite and ripe dark fruit, bitter coffee ground notes and a light dry ashy finish. Delicious!

4.1
pims (113) - - JAN 2, 2019
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2019 Pours pitch black with a reddish hue, thick tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and liquorice. Boozey, coffee and cocoa give a bitter taste and a full body. Very nice

4
Turboninja (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2018
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2018 [email protected], Tampere, Finland. Medium/Strong balanced nuances of dried dark fruits, roasted malts, some dark chocolate and a hint of waxy notes. Wide taste spectrum and long aftertaste with roasted malts. Strong/medium body with medium/light carbonation. Overall, highly organic, still stylish schoolbook-like product. Not too distinctive though. 7 4 8 4 17

4.2
hopihalido (349) - Hamburg, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2018
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2018 AR: Schokolade, Röstmalz, Haselnussmark, Cola, Espresso, Spülschwamm, Leder AP: leihct trübes (braun)schwarz TA: Kaffeesatz, Schokolade, Leder, angebrannt, Gras, krautig


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