Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Saison
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Blend with Sour. ABV may vary.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2015

Draught @ The Kernel Brewery, Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate, Bermondsey, Greater London, England SE16 3SF.

[ As The Kernel Oak Aged Saison ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is light malty, wheat, light to moderate yeasty, moderate oak, grapes, white wine, sour. Flavor is moderate sweet and light acidic with a long duration, oak, dry, wine - white wine, fruity grapes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140816]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (3930) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle at Hamiltons. Hazy golden body with no head or lacing. Aroma of lime, tonic water and cloudy cider. Flavour of green apple, lemon and a faint yeasty note. Thin body with a spritzy mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Refreshing and tart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (14405) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft - Lemony citrus, grass and oak notes. Clear gold with a nice white head. White wine, citrus and an effervescent sweetness. Very easy drinking and pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Burgers (344) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
4.1%. Pale yellow, plenty of sediment. Aromas cereal, green apple, citrus, yeast, some oak. Fair carbonation. Finish quite tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (3294) - DENMARK - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle, bottled on 13/6 2014. Hazy pale yellow with a medium sized white head. Wood, fruit, lime, white grapes, leather, hay, white pepper. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation, light/medium sweet with little bitterness and acidity. Long finish. Mellow, pleasant and very flavourful for the abv. Made me think of Anchorage White Out Wit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (4964) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Clear, pale straw colour. Filmy, white head. Aroma is green apple. The barrel ageing is evident. I also get a curious undertone of chip shop mushy peas! Taste is dry and light sour. Clean, zingy palate. Finish is dry, and light sour. Liked this, even with the peas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanoi (922) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle. Nose is wheat, green apple, oak leaves, lemon, yeast. Appearance is very pale yellow. Taste is light soured wheat, with green apple, green leaves, leading to a mellow sweeter, vanilla tone in the finish from the oak. Mouthfeel is surprisingly rounded. Kernels London sour is one of the most compelling beers I have tried in a while and mixed with the oak aged saison it lifts it into a complex but still refreshing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (5639) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
De la paille tremp dans le beurre de brett, des notes acides et pas mal de rusticit dans un liquide qui sengouffre sans forcer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (8359) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2014
(Draught at the brewery, 12 Apr 2014. 4.4%) Clear golden yellow colour with frothy, white head. Fruity, sour nose with notes of lemon, grapefruit, hay and spicy yeast. Fruity, tart taste with citrus, grapefruit, green grapes, earthy hints of yeast and a dry finish with a fairly low bitterness. Medium body, quite dry. Interesting and quite tasty, with a fresh sourness. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2427) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours a gold colour with a white head a nice fine carbonation. Sour, lightly custardy, mild spice aroma. Light body, mild carbonation. Fairy sour with lemon and apple, some grape too. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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