overall
98
100
style
Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Specialty Grain
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

bottling
unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; Special

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FaithHealer1 (358) - - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle from Beer Ritz, Leeds. Pours a muddy, murky reddish brown. I actually thought I’d screwed up and made it all yeasty, but I hadn’t. One of the ugliest beers visibly I’ve had for a long time. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits, spice and a touch of caramel. Taste is a bit sweetish up front, with a bitter citrus note, rye spice and a touch of breadiness. Medium body, moderately dry and a long flavourful bitter finish. Classic Kernel - very technically good but a little soporific and unexciting.


3.6
GoddamnNoise (158) - Pontevedra, SPAIN - DEC 4, 2016
33 cl. bottle @ Home. Aroma: not very intense but very good aromas: citrus, floral, grapefruit, fruits, citric fruits, hints of maybe mango and passion fruit, resin. Appearance: very good appearance. Very deep amber-deep orange color with a huge and above average head thickness. Above average retention. Slightly off-white super creamy head. Low Brussels’ lacing. Quite hazy beer. Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, low-to-medium sourness. Very well balanced. The sour citric touch is very pleasant. Flavors: floral, citrus, grapefruit with hints of resin, caramel, fruits, grass. Palate: light-to-medium body, watery-to-oily texture, low carbonation, very long dry bitter finish of citrus, caramel, grapefruit, floral, grassy, resin, fruits. Overall: very well balanced beer, very drinkable and pleasant. Excellent appearance and aromas (but not very intense ones). Good flavors and very long dry bitter finish of citrus, floral, resin, grapefruit, grassy and fruity flavors. I couldn’t identify the rye, but it seems like a very good beer.

3.6
rob19a (352) - - NOV 20, 2016
17/20 malty and hoppy but so well balanced. Has the hops, caramel but also a bitter aftertaste. Great job at 6.2%

3.7
melush (4100) - SPAIN - NOV 17, 2016
Bottle 33cl @ La Linterna Ciega, Seville, Spain. A: Hazy amber. T: Hops, rye, citrus, resin, malt.

3.1
kaserov (752) - Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 14, 2016
6,2%. Color ámbar oscuro, tirando a granate, turbio, con capa de espuma de un blanco sucio de dos dedos de grosor (buena retención). Carbonatación mínima. Aroma cítrico, resinoso y algo maltoso si se agita. Sabor cítrico con bastante amargor, herbal, algo resinoso... La verdad es que me cuesta encontrar el centeno, la malta... Primera cerveza de The Kernel que me deja a medias. Para mí es una IPA y del montón.

3.5
teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - NOV 13, 2016
33cl bottle from the brewery. It pours a rich copper color with a large creamy beige head. Aroma is mildly sweet biscuity and lightly spicy bready grassy. Taste has also some light bread, grass, spices and more biscuity malts. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, ok

3.5
Nocturne (1992) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2016
Tap at BrewDog Manchester. Hazy orange shade with a thin head. Pretty hoppy, quite resinous, piney, red fruity. Creamy taste with some sweetness and a nice bitterness. Good stuff.

3.4
elbernays (1509) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 10, 2016
Half at Brewdog Manchester. Citrus, wood, pine notes. Dark fruit hints. Flavour is a biscuit sweet with earth nut finish. Slight bitter end.

3.8
alex_leit (4107) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 28, 2016
Bottle. Hazy amber, good creamy foam. Good aroma: tropical fruits, citrus, malt, bread, caramel. Pleasant taste, fruity, a little of bread, sweet and caramel.

3.8
ansalon (3846) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 29, 2016
Pours a hazy brown with a medium off white head. Aromas of apricot, caramel, peach, ripe apple, rye bread. Taste is a nice blend between fruitiness and malty backbone. Mouthfeel is quite substantial with moderate carbonation.

3.5
fillepolo (954) - SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2016
Tap @ brew dog bar Södermalm. Pours a hazy redish colour beer with a small head. Hoppy with caramel and pine. Smooth dry finish


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