overall
98
97
style
Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Black IPA
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (3467) - GREECE - NOV 7, 2016
330 ml bottle at Craftbeer Corner, Cologne. Black color with beige head. Hoppy and roasted malty aroma, grass, grapefruit, pine, licorice, light coffee, caramel. Sweet and heavy bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (1038) - ITALY - NOV 3, 2016
On tap. Dark brown with big beige head. Roasted malt aroma, grapefruit, tangerine. Fruity and malty sweet flavour with heavy bitterness

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
romanstep (514) - Warszawa, POLAND - NOV 1, 2016
W nosie średnio intensywnie, słodkie cytrusy, aromaty leśne. Barwa czarna z pojedynczymi miedzianymi refleksami, piana wysoka. W smaku wytrawne, dominują nuty leśne i żywiczne, dalej cytrusy w postaci grejpfruta, w tle trochę kawy i gorzkiej czekolady. Goryczka średnia żywiczno-grejpfrutowa. Dobre. Butelka do 03.02.2017
Earlier Rating: 3/26/2016 Total Score: 4.2
W nosie głwnie aromaty chmielowe, białe winogrona, cytrusy, i coś jakby truskawki nie wiem czy to zasługa chmielu Nelson Sauvin, na końcu trochę prażonego słonecznika. W sumie aromat bardzo subtelny. Bawa ciemnobrązowa, prawie czarna, piana bardzo drobna, super oblepia szkło. W smaku średnio wytrawne, cytrusowe, żywiczne, pźniej trochę kawowo-czekoladowe. Goryczka wyraźna, palona i trochę popiołowa. Wysycenie dość wysokie przez co piwo jest stosunkowo lekkie. Kernel to jednak europejska czołwka w piwach z użyciem nowofalowych chmieli. Szkoda że są to piwa u nas tak trudno dostępne. Butelka do 19.05.2016

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElDesmadre (3626) - Mikołw, POLAND - OCT 26, 2016
Bottle. Resin and pine, citrus and dark chocolate. Very bitter yet balanced, soft mouthfeel. A great example of the style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (2128) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle from Beersnmore. Grassy hops with a little roast aroma. Lots but very smooth and silky carbonation leading into sweet-ish stout-ish blackness. Medium body. Grassy hops are present throughout, even on the palate. A bit juicy, relaxed bitterness. Nice balance though. Beautiful!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allanmb (261) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2016
Pours translucent black with medium off-white head. Aromas of nice chocolate malt and citrus hops. Fine carbonation but decent body. Taste is roasted malt, pine hops and slight soapiness. Medium dry and light-medium bitter. Very nice black IPA but not quite as good as Black Betty

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayumiH (1214) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours black colour with a beige head. Citrus note. Dark malts. Slightly roasty. Medium body. Great bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alomtnez (380) - SPAIN - AUG 12, 2016
On tap at Irreale. Brownish head with good retention. Very dark brown. Aroma is hoppy, roasted, malt and floral. Taste is dry bitter, resin and piny with a dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (3171) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2016
Botella, de @Vivalabirra, Oviedo. 04/06/2016. BBD:19/05/16 Color negro, espuma beige,aroma lupulado, sabor torrefacto, frutal, cuerpo medio,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (850) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - MAY 6, 2016
Look: dark brown, almost opaque, slightly hazy. Aroma: citrus, grassy, light chocolate notes, some cat piss. Taste: dry with moderate bitterness. Flavour: citrus, arabica, bitter chocolate. Long bitter finish. Good.


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