overall
99
94
style
Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Imperial Stout
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle, draft.
ABV may vary.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dashimus (235) - London, Greater London, - FEB 18, 2013
Pours dark brown/black with a medium thickness tan head that fades quickly. Aroma is soy sauce, coffee, malt, caramel and roasted malts. Flavour brings out more roasted coffee, caramel and liquorice. Heavy sweetness with a full body and low carbonation.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (2938) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - MAR 18, 2017
Draft 0.25l at Cafe Hesp Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 01.03.2017. Pour it black color with medium brown head. Aroma roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and some caramel. Taste roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, skunky little bit, lightly bitter, medium body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Olo13 (156) - POLAND - MAR 15, 2017
Fajne, czekoladowe, ale takie od kakao, sciagajace troche, lekkie grzanie alkoholowe.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (6017) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2017
(bottle) deepest brown colour with a very small beige head. aroma of brown sugar, bran flakes and cherry schnaps, with some notes of roasted malts, bread dough and floral hops. flavour is mostly toasted malts, heavy liquorce and caramel, with a hint of tobacco, some chocolate-covered raisins and a touch of ethanol in the light roasted-bitter finish. heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
PabloZab (1340) - Wroclaw, POLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle 330ml (BB 05.02.2021). Bottled on 05.02.2016, 9% ABV. Completely black with large, light-brown head. Aroma is chocolate and coffee first, then it is intense roasty. Mega roasty in taste, chocolate and coffee also with subtle sour in aftertaste. Bitterness is roasty, long and agressive but the beer is smooth with nice sweetness at the finish. Realy good, complex and good balanced RIS with very good hidden alcohol that only warms a bit inside.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cinek (203) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2017
butelka. czarne, gruby krążek beżowej piany, śliczne koronkowanie. w aromacie czekolada, kakao, drewno, słody palone, po ogrzaniu wyraźny alkohol. w smaku subtelnie słodkie na starcie, gorzkie na finiszu, na języku wyraźna spalenizna. długo utrzymuje się na podniebieniu. nasycenie niziutkie. kernel znowu świetnie

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maracuja05 (1023) - Mainz, GERMANY - MAR 2, 2017
28-02-17 // bottle at home. 9.5% ABV. Deep black beer with deep beige head. Strong malty aroma, with coffee and some sweetness. Taste is quie light for the high ABV, but with loads of roasted malts, caramel sweetness, coffee, some liquorice.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
doblib (1) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2017 does not count
Nice aroma and a fairly smooth sensation on the palate. Slight afternote of bitterness once consumed but pleasant enough.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Derbeth (836) - Krakw, POLAND - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle. Black colour, small head. Aroma is soy sauce, coffee, liquorice. I think it lacks some body. A bit harsh, not very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
florent.janssens (311) - - JAN 23, 2017
Arme fort chocolat. Faible mousse. Trs onctueuse. Plutt soft pour une impriale. Trs classique mais sans fausse note.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ulysse (473) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2017
Chocolate Aroma. Low head and low carbonation. Feels like a building block that could be used for a fancy imperial Stout. On its own its a very good stout but falls short of being an imperial Stout in my opinion. Could drink lots of this.


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