overall
99
99
style
Brewed by The Kernel
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle & keg;Occasional.
ABV may vary - also seen at 7.4%.

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medallaisla (91) - PUERTO RICO - AUG 8, 2012
Keg. Amber/orange with white head, good lacing. Loads of tropical fruits in the aroma. Taste: Tropical fruits, hop oils. So much pineapple--like Iím back home drinking Lotus.

5
pricey290483 (796) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
another fantastic beer from the kernel i really cant talk this brewer up enough just wish it was more available in hertfordshire

4.8
realalechamp (41) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2012
Keg at York Tap (about a week ago--I believe it is gone). The colour is quite orange and has a white head. Just like the other Kernel beer Iíve tried, this one is not shy with the fruit features--loads of juicy & sticky tropical fruits ready for eating. I will make it a point to buy loads of bottles from this brewery.

4.6
DruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2012
330ml bottle from....somewhere in Cov in the Oerbier balloon. My rating is based on a whole bottle poured clear (initially), not an eggcupful of dregs. Dusted gold with a fine-moussed foam. Gets a 1.4 for the nose alone; Tropical Starburst, passion fruit, urinal, celery, blackcurrant, spliff, ladyís neck. This is a beautiful beer exemplfying everything that I love about English beer at the moment; massive, perfumed, new world hop exoticsim; malt-soft, cask-like condition, irresistable drinkability. Diaphanous malts not smothering the hops. I think it tastes like galangal, a whole pack of Tropical Starburst chews crammed in your gob at once, Rubicon Guava poured over peanuts, Darjeeling, celery, passion fruit.....but donít listen to me. Comparisons undersell itís beauty. Good as faultless.

4.5
Leighton (21075) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle at home in London. Pours a hazy, matte gold with a small, foamy white head. The aroma is - oh, boy - damn fine. Lots of greasy pine, wet grass, some tree bark and citrus rind. Flavor is medium to heavy sweet with some sugary bread, orange juice, subtle yeast, salty sweat, floral hops, pine. Medium bodied with fine, smooth carbonation. Mild warming finish, very modest sweet dough, resinous pine, juicy citrus, flowers, honeysuckle. Incredibly delicious and dangerously drinkable. One of the Kernelís finest IPAs.

4.5
thunder_head1 (79) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2011
Pours a hazy orange colour and has a citrus and tropical fruit aroma and has a fruity hoppy and zesty taste a brilliant ipa just as good as the scgans.

4.5
teorn88 (7671) - Rimini, ITALY - OCT 23, 2016
33cl bottle picked at the brewery. It pours a turbid apricot color with a small white head. Aroma is rich juicy fruity and danky with notes of tangerines, apricots, melon, weed. Taste is also fully juicy fruity danky with more apricots tangerine melon grass weed grapefruit. Medium bodied with creamy texture and good carbonation. Overall, IPA perfection

4.4
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2011
Bottle from Mr Lawrence, Brockley. Drunk at Ashford station, waiting for a lift to the continent. Great looking orange looks with an appealing off white head. Fantastic nose with perfect piney grassy hop and juicy citrus eminating. Heavenly flavour that had definite wow factor. Again the fragrant hoppage was the star of the show, with some supporting sweetness and yeast just spot on. This left me wondering if Iíd drink a better beer in Belgium on my trip. Maybe the best offering Iíve had thus far from the Kernel. Stellar stuff.

4.3
bernatbeer (420) - barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 4, 2011
En [email protected] con buena espuma,fina burbuja y buen encaje.Aromas parecidos al nelson con toques a simcoe,muy floral y gustosa.Me encanto.Gran nuevo lķpulo australiano.Viva Galaxy

4.3
Jaksmart (454) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2011
Tap @ BBF. One of the glorious highlights of the festival at De Molen, this luminescent beer pours an insistent hazy orange color with a beautiful off-white head. Aroma is damn near perfect, from my perspective. Fresh pine, spruce, grass, carrots, lime, lemon, olives, subtle caramel - slightly toasted. The hops punches through amazingly fresh and the yeast presence is tantalizingly well-crafted. Taste is incredibly fresh and sparkly as well: Clear hop presence, candy caramel sweetness, refreshingly mild bitterness. Dry and delicious finish. Definitely one of the best IPAís Iíve had in my days.


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