Dry Stout Citra
The Kernel Brewery

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Style:
English Stout
ABV:
4.7%
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Avg:
4.26 | pDev: 11.97%
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Ratings:
3
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The Kernel Brewery
 
England, United Kingdom
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3.95/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a night black color, with a big, beige head, revealing huge bubbles while slowly collapsing.

Has intense citrus aromas, reminding me more of an ipa than an actual stout. Hops slowly blend into luscious bakers chocolate among a warming roastiness. Due to the rich maltiness, fruity hops invite sappy orange to the aromas.

Has a lower carbonation, leading to a smooth silkness, while the beer drinks very easy in general.

Begins with bitter citrus, which gets a flowery quality added, as earthy malts wrap up the hops. Malts turn more profound then, with a pleasant roasty quality to them, resulting in a dry, bitter chocolate note. Flavors don't turn overly intense at any point, granting the silkness to provide a great softness to the tongue. Finishes with a perfect mix of lemon zest hops, toasted malts and a prominent smoothness, producing a cream coated medium bitterness.

Another perfectly balanced beer by the Kernel, while their love for well a integrated hop profile applies in this one too.

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Dry Stout Citra from The Kernel Brewery
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 3 ratings