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London Sour - The Kernel Brewery

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London Sour
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BA SCORE
83
good

14 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Kernel Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WGO on 10-18-2013)
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 330ml bottle with a BB of June 2014. Acquired a while back from Trembling Madness in York. The label doesn't give much away but I presume this is a take on a Berliner Weiss.

Poured into a tulip glass. Bottle conditioned. A hazy golden hue with chunky sediment and good carbonation. Yields a smallish head of white foam that disappears rapidly. Aroma of sour lactic acid, natural yoghurt, earthy yeast, grass/hay, subtle fruitiness and light malt. Pretty good.

Tastes of tart lactic acid with a lingering dry finish. Notes of lactic sourness, natural yoghurt, earthy yeast, light malt, subtle grass/hay and faint fruitiness. Highly attenuated and very dry, with a pervasive acidity upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with prickly carbonation and a light, insubstantial body that suits the style. The sourness puckers the palate slightly. Pretty astringent, followed by an aftertaste of lactic acid, yoghurt and mild earthiness.

Surprisingly sharp, but a good stab at the style resulting in a clean, uncomplicated character. I was half expecting it to be stuffed with fruity hops. Looks a bit lacklustre, however the aroma and flavour have a good blend of sour and yeasty notes. Decent body. A tasty and refreshing Berliner Weiss that stimulates the palate. Would be great on a hot day. Worth sampling if you have the chance.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 00:11:52 | More by jazzyjeff13
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London Sour from The Kernel Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.