Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Foreign Stout
Bermondsey, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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 a London Brewery in 1890.
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (2195) - Rome, - JAN 28, 2013
28/01/2013 Brasserie 4:20 (330ml bottle). Nera, densa, impenetrabie, schiuma beige-cappuccino, leggerina ma persistente. Al naso dolciastra, aroma di cioccolato e vaniglia, leggero caff, non molto intensa. In bocca ancora cioccolato, caff, leggera liquirizia, vaniglia, leggero amarognolo nel finale. Corpo medio, carbonazione corretta. Non male!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaserov (422) - Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 25, 2017
Color negro, opaco, con capa de espuma marrn de dos dedos de grosor (buena retencin). Carbonatacin mnima. Textura aceitosa. Aroma torrefacto, a caf, chocolate, pasas. Sabor dulce en boca, pasas, caf, con final de caf amargo y duradero. Muy rica.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7514) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2017
Bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, hay, raisins and caramel. Flavor is sweet and malty with some chocolate, caramel, hay, grains and bread. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eduardovl (1381) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 24, 2017
330ml bottle served in a snifter glass. A: Pours a oily dark black color forming a medium and creamy beige head with medium retention that forms lots of spotty and molasses lacings in the glass. S: Nose is sweet, fruity and biscuity. Strong notes of roasted malts, coffee beans, dark chocolate and earth. Notes of Oreo and dark dry fruits. Grassy hops. Hints of nuts and alcohol. T: Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of roasted malts, Oreo, dark chocolate, coffee beans, dried berries, raisins. Becomes dry and bitter but keeps a bit of sweetness. Grassy hops profile. Hints of nuts and alcohol in the end. Medium bitterness as expected. M: Medium to full body. Medium to low carbonation. Dark chocolate, coffee and nuts in the aftertaste. O: Very good drinkability. Masterpiece.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
wojanex (8) - warszawa, POLAND - FEB 23, 2017 does not count
Kernel wymiata głwnie ipami, ale to jest wzr stouta, pity po Partizanie porwnawczo bije go o klasę: rwnowaga, elegancja, balsamiczność.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (5994) - Freising, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2017
(keg) black in colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of toasted malts and hazelnut husks, with some notes of sugar icing, fudge and cornflakes. flavour is mostly the same, lots of toasted malts and ash, with a hint of charred oak, some light ethanol and a medium toasted-bitter finish. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Speko (300) - DENMARK - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle 0,33. Pours pitch black with large foamy brown head, long retention. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malts, alcohol is noticeable. Pleasant smooth taste with notes of coffee, roasted malts, black berries, some bitterness in the aftertaste. Full body, creamy mouthfeel, soft to flat carbonation. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
creppyiceman (672) - POLAND - FEB 18, 2017
(on tap) Aroma:coffee,dark chocolate. Appearance:almost black color,beige long-lasting head. Taste:dry,flavour of coffee,dark chocolate,roasted malt,malty roasty finish. Palate:medium body,low to medium carbonation. Overall:Nicely done roasty stout.I dig it !

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alteregoo (1201) - POLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Po przelaniu do szkła tworzy się ładna, beżowa piana, dość trwała. Barwa ciemno brązowa, prawie czarna. Aromat intensywny i przyjemny, sporo czekolady, pralinek, lodw czekoladowych, kawy, marcepanu i wanilii, może nawet suszone owoce... W smaku płsłodki, czekoladowy, kawowy, popiołowy. Tu rwnież czuć coś na kształt ciasta czy lodw czekoladowych, w kontrze do tego tytoniowa goryczka i delikatne muśnięcie alkoholu. W odbiorze pełny, gładki, aksamitny i lepki, ze średnim do niskiego wysyceniem.
Bardzo pijalny, chyba jeden z lepszych FESw jakie degustowałem, mimo jego klasyczności i stonowaniu.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (1303) - Kiel, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2017
Extremo Espresso Attack. Long, dry & suerlich sanft. Extra britisch und very Worldclass. Majoran & Co schaun auch mal vorbei. A REAL BIG ONE.....RARE BEER TASTING. BRAUKUNST LIVE 2017.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodsquad (115) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2017
Keg at Brewdog Aberdeen. Pours black with a nice toffee-tan head. Treacly malt aromas with dark chocolate, alcohol vapour and vanilla fondant. Taste brings on dark treacle toffee, roast coffee and boozy Christmas pudding. A lovely soft mouthfeel with a gentle to moderate carbonation giving the drink an unexpected spritely effervescence. This is creamy, chocolatey smooth, rich with a surprising sparkle. A boozy treat.

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