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IPA Centennial Simcoe - The Kernel Brewery

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IPA Centennial Simcoe
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 0
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Brewed by:
The Kernel Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: CwrwAmByth on 02-08-2012)
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4.3/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a pint glass and purchased from Discount Supermarket, BB October 2013.

Pored a golden amber colour with a thick head and big lacing.

Smells strongly of hops, as the name implies very strong American hops.

Tastes of a balance of strong oily hops and malts. The balance breaks towards the end as hops break through leaving a long lingering bitterness in your mouth.

Overall a very decent IPA, could be more balanced for me, but great for the hopheads out there.

CwrwAmByth, Feb 08, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light golden colour with a cloudy body and a foamy, white head that is about a two fingers-width tall and settles down to a thin lacing.

Very pine like, strong bitter & tonnes of hops and a good floral base to the aroma. It smells quite summery and flowery with a lot of pine. There is touches of orange zest as well although these are muted.

Good hops present that give the beer a bitter pine flavour with lots of citrus and floral notes blended throughout the taste. Some lemon and orange as well.

Medium bodied and as mentioned there was a lot of bitterness but also touches of sweetness in there too. The finish was a slightly dry one.

Nice, flavoursome beer with a good body and made for easy drinking despite the huge bitterness levels, I would this a lot more bitter than most of the IPA's have have been drinking of late.

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flyingpig, Mar 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

BeerTruck, Sep 14, 2014
IPA Centennial Simcoe from The Kernel Brewery
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.