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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Stout
Bermondsey, England

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Kernel stout blend, aged in 21 year old Glen Garioch casks.

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fonefan (49437) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013 [ Red Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As The Kernel Stout Whisky Barrel Aged ].
Clear dark black brown colour with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, alcohol - whisky - bourbon, light coffee. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, roasted, dry, whisky, ash notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130504]
8-3-7-4-15

Bottle 330ml.

[ As The Kernel Stout (Glen Garioch Barrel Aged) ].
ABV: 8.0%. Clear dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, light coffee, moderate hoppy, licorice. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, coffee, wood, alcohol, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily - creamy, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20130810]
8-4-8-4-16

3.5
yespr (45508) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2013
From tap. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and light caramelish. Smooth roasted malty and caramelish. Bitter and light herbal. Dry and roasted malty finish. Lingering whiskey note.

3.6
Ungstrup (37684) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013
Draft. A black beer with a thin dark brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate, roasted malt, soy sauce, and whisky. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, and whisky, and light notes of warming alcohol, leading to a dry roasted finish.

3.9
joergen (28177) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Black coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate, hay and cocoa powder. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate, hops and cocoa powder. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.8
anders37 (26657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2013
Draft @ CBC 2013. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty woody whisky chocolate aroma. Roasted malty woody whisky caramel and chocolate flavor with hints of coffee. Has a roasted malty woody whisky chocolate finish.

3.8
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2013
4th May 2013
CBC. Opaque dark brown beer, no real head. Palate is is crisp and a little dry. Good dark malt with touches of coffee and dark chocolate and a whisper of lactose. Light vanilla wood and comparatively light and minerally whisky. Dry finish. Good stuff.

4
cgarvieuk (24548) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
Keg at the bat ... deep black ... rich toffee malt roast ,.. soft light whiskey nose ... cchewy malts ... dark berry fruits ... plums and figs ... lightest charcoal ... soft mellow whiskey linger 8% abv

3.9
Leighton (21299) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2017
Bottle at home in London. Sourced from the brewery. Bottled on 7/2/13. Pours deep black-brown with a building, creamy beige head. Suggestions of oxidation in the aroma, some dry chocolate, ashy roast. Medium sweet flavour with more ashy roast, bittersweet baking cocoa, some earthy bitterness, burnt caramel. Melding to full bodied with fine carbonation. Finishes with further drying, ashy roast, dried berries, raisins, more bittersweet dark chocolate. Great stuff overall.

4
Rasmus40 (21010) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2013
CBC. Almost black without head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, wood and whisky. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 040513

4
Theydon_Bois (19559) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2013
Bottle at home, from the brewery, 24/09/13. Pours mid black with a good sized tan head that retains well. Nose is roast malts, dark fruit twang, oaky, light whisky notes, soap was pretty evident to me initiially but muted somewhat as I drank. Taste comprises roast malt, chocolate, lactic notes, molasses, light mineral bite, subtle whisky notes. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, smooth on the palate, super drinkable. Great BA stout, the soapy nose prevents it from being a great in my book but the look, taste and feel are top draw. The whisky is kept well in check and never dominates.


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