Brewed by The Kernel
Style: American Pale Ale
Bermondsey, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Bottle conditioned and unfiltered keg; Special

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (7647) - Rimini, ITALY - JAN 3, 2013
50cl bottle from the Brewery. It pours a clear golden orange colour with a medium soapy white head. Aroma is grassy, flowery and resiny. Taste is moderately bitter with grass, violets and pine needles. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. Overall, a very nice and hoppy pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18843) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2012
Draught at the brewpub. Clear pale golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Fruity aroma, grapes, peach, citrus orange peels, floral, biscuits, some lemongrass, slightly spicy, hay, some caramel. Hoppy floral flavor, a bit sharp bitterness, grapefruit, perfume, grapes, apples. Bitter finish with perfume, grass, perfume, hay. Good but not perfect.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (8868) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle from Beermerchants.com. Pours light hazed golden with a big creamy white head. Aroma of minty fresh hops, some grapefruit as well, malty body underneath. Smooth mouthfeel, crisp and fresh fruity hops, pine, herbal and minty. Not disappointed by this one from Kernel, tasty and moreish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (9122) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle at the Brewdog Bar, Camden. Poured a cloudy medium yellow with a thin broken head. The aroma is floral and hoppy leading to a similar flavour with a big bitter hoppy aftertaste. A very refreshing summer beer and well worth the high rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (12698) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle shared from Brewdog Camden. Pours hazy golden orange with a white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, grapefruit, peach and pineapple. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Medium bodied with soft to moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (4255) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 23, 2012
Tap at the brewery. Light amber colour, small white bubbly head. Aroma is fruity, tropical, peach, pineapple, bit of twigginess too. Some tartness. Taste is nice. Lots of bitterness at the end, grapefruit, more fruit, twigs. Nice, but prefer the aroma to the taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch (4788) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2012
500ml bottle from Hippo Beers. Hazy golden amber brown colour, not much head. Resin hop aroma. Fruity tar hop flavour. Sharp on palate with resin hop aftertaste. Another good Kernel Pale Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (3988) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 19, 2012
Aroma: Yeast, pine and tangerine.

Appearance: Murky amber body with a thick white head that slowly fades. Good lacing.

Taste: The flavours are quite muted. Tangy grapefruit and apricot. Dry finish.

Palate: Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Flat carbonation.

Overall: Not the most complex or flavoursome Kernel beer Ive tried, but its still pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (18924) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2012
Tap at Craft, Clerkenwell - 10/12/12. Hazed mid golden with a decent white head that retains well. Nose is bitter orange, hops, light pine, touch smoke, apricots, light mango notes. Tastes of pine, hops, bitter notes, grapefruit, mineral tones. Medium bodied, soft fine carbonation, bitter finish. Excellent pale ale!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (24293) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2012
10th December 2012
Lightly hazy gold beer, little white head. Smooth palate with modest fine carbonation, semi dry. Fresh malt base, touch of cream. Nice hops - mildly tangy mango and lime with a little pine and a spot of grapefruit pith. Finishes smooth and dry with a little grass and light floral flavours. Another belter of a PA from the mighty Kernel.

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