Formerly brewed at Redemption Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Upper Edmonton, England


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Cask and bottle: Special - Spring 2011.
NOTE: Some of the production was allocated to Kernel brewery, where it was bottled as The Kernel London Brick Red Rye Ale with Dark Star and Redemption overprinted on the label.

A special brew amongst friends. Brewed for the 21st Aniversary of the Brighton Beer Fest, as requested by Evening Star landlord Matt Wickham. Brewed at Redemption brewery, with many talented friends: Mark Tranter from Dark Star, Evin OR, from Kernel, Simon S, from Zerodegrees, James from Brodies, and Angelo and Steve from BrewWharf. This is a big hopped rye ale. Shades of red/amber, over nearly 30% of the grist being Rye. Then hopped in a DarkStar/Kernel/BrewWharf way, with a ton of Simcoe, Centennial and Cascade. Some 18ks went into 10 uk Brewers barrels. Read more about the beer at Mark Tranters blog: http://darkstarbrewing.co.uk/marks-blog/a-great-result-from-white-hart-lane/

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
snzcujo (282) - RUSSIA - NOV 5, 2012
Tasted from the bottle, bought @Dram Shop, Sheffield, on 04/11/2012. Pours of muddy reddish brown color, with a lovely creamy head, which quickly dissapears. Aroma is extra fresh, having floral, citrus, grapefruit and a bit of a pine notes. Taste is delicious, having many different citrus fruits upfront, following by some tropical notes mixed with a good sweet character. Aftertaste is longlasting and mostly zesty&piny, surprisingly just a tiny bit bitter. A well balanced, delightful beer. Recommended. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Firefly54 (244) - - NOV 3, 2012
Tropical fruit on the nose courtesy of all the simcoe. Some resin. Picking up a little rye. The malt character comes through in the mouth with tropical fruits and pine. Lovely stuff

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (7052) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; This one is a grower first sip I thought nothing special but as I went the hops & rye exploding on my tongue. Great beer will be trying again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (9797) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle at Kernel Brewery, Bermondsey, London, Saturday 15th September 2012 Pours reddy brown with tan medium head. Citrus, furry tongue, soft in mouth, dry and sweet, some sweet lemons, furriness again coats roof of mouth. Marvellous. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.8

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6968) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
33cl bottle from the brewery. It pours cloudy red-brown with a thin foamy beige head. The nose is resin, red berry, orange, grapefruit and lemon. The taste is orange, mango, lemon, lime, resin, rye, pine, red berry, toast, hay and grass, with a long bitter-citrus finish. An Interesting beer thats really enjoyable to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2012
33cl, at 7.3%Vol, as The Kernel London Brick Collaboration Red Rye Ale, new exclusive English collab. brew Anno 2011, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, very complex bitter brew, fruity/bitter and slightly malty/sweet, balanced, cloudy, good head, very good brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26389) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2011
Bottle at Paps. Clear orange coloured with a huge off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops, pine needles, caramel and grass. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (41351) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is solid hoppy, spiced and herbal fruity. Toasted malty and caramelish. Toffee malty, caramelish and solid hops fruity. Bitter and fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (35021) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2011
Bottled. A hazy dark red beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of fruits, hops, peaches, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, lemon peal, peaches, and hay, leading to a softly bitter finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11959) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2011
bottle at papsoe 25 tasting. cloudy light brown, smooth beige head. aroma is fresh dry spicy hops, caramel, malts. flavor is bitter hoppy, caramel, malts, leaning to the caramelly sweet malty side, but loads of bitter and flowery hops to balance.

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