The Kernel Breakfast Stout

Formerly brewed at The Kernel
Style: Imperial Stout
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Oatmeal Stout brewed with Fazenda Serra do Bone coffee from Brasil.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (5803) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2011
Draft @ Borefts Festival 2011, Bodegraven NL. Hazy, light brown colour with a strong off-white head. Smells a bit like faeces (just slightly and not as disturbing as it sounds), hoppy and lemongrass. Tastes biter, hoppy and fruity. Good carbo, bitter and full body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (2657) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2012 Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is vanilla, dark chocolate, dark fruits, oat, liquorice, cookie notes, coffee and nice balance here. Taste is coffee, liquorice, chocolate, dark fruits, vanilla and cookie . Yearh!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phredrik (1024) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival. Pours black with a nice light brown head. Aroma is full throttle coffee, but not bitter coffee - its very fruity and mellow and reminds of black currants or black berries. It also has lush chocolate, vanilla elements, hints of roast. It actually smells creamy, aint that sumpin? Taste is very creamy, coffee, dark berries, chocolate, lots of sweetness but also some hoppy bitterness and coffee taste to keep up with the sweetness. I have to say Nate, this is your masterpiece! The festivals best beer for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15905) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
Draft @ Borefts Beer Festival, 2011. Pours black with a small creamy beige head. Lovely cofffee/Cappuchino nose and flavor. Smooth and subdued. Fresh with a hint of vanilla. Roasted and dry. One of the beers of the festival for me!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fin (10304) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2011
On tap at the Boreft Beer Festival, De Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands 24.09.11 Pours black with next to no head save for a few stray bubbles, however the head may of departed by the time I got this back to the table. This really reminds me of the Beer Geek Breakfast, its that good, soft, smooth, indulgent, actually looking at Craigs beer I can see that the head is light beige. Loads of smooth cappucino coffee, lovely beer. A7 A4 T9 P4 Ov17 4.1

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2986) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Cask at BBF. Black. No head, hence no lacing. Dry roasted coffee aroma and flavor. Astringent, but not overwhelmingly so. Hints of dry chocolate. Pretty good. It was a little bit too much on the flat side. At least he tried to get a head on it by swirling it way too hard and long pouring.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (27286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2011
Draught at Borefts Bier Festival 2011. Pitch black coloured with no head. Roasted aroma of caramel, coffee, dark chocolate and hops. Roasted flavour of hops, coffee and dark chocolate. Roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (43253) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2011
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with no head. Aroma is coffee, herbal and dark roasted malty. Bitter, dark breadish. Coffee, dense malty, roasted and light sweet. Bitter and herbal hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (6790) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2011
On tap at BBF 11. Black colour, no head. Aroma of coffee, ground coffee, sweet chocolate, roasted malts. Flavour is sweet, chocolate, coffee, pipe tobacco, coffee bitter finish. Medium to fullbodied. One of the better coffee beers Ive had.

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