Export India Porter | The Kernel Brewery

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89 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Kernel Brewery
England, United Kingdom
thekernelbrewery.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by AgentMunky on 05-21-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
89
Reviews:
25
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
8.91%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
14
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0
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Ratings: 89 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of steverx8
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave1999
3.64/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with tan coloured head.

The smell is roasted malts, coffee. A little light.

The taste is roasted malts,milk chocolate, bitter dark chocolate. It a good flavour but it too light with a watery quality.

The mouthfeel is light with medium carbonation.

Overall there are some good flavour in this beer but it is too light.

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Photo of HurrahBeer
2.9/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Good, clean, crisp pour. Dark in color and a beautiful head. Primary smell of hops and herbs, with a secondary, fading roasted malt. Finish was a bit too bitter and dry for my tastes. Also tasted a bit on the watery side.

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Photo of jkhara12
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlazerT
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

AP: Pitch black with medium dense, mocca. medium lasting head. Low lacing. A: Strong roasted malts aroma - mainly ashy and dusty, some dark chocolate and coffee. Touch of booze noticable. T: Medium bitterness, strong ashy notes, dry, noticable roasted malts - dark chocolate. Light dark fruits aroma. Coffee aftertaste and fruity aftertaste. P: Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation, dry, no alcohol warmth, finishing is dry and bitter.

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Photo of samEBC
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.64/5  rDev -7.4%

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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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3.94/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of flyingpig
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

500ml Bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow:
Yet another outstanding beer from The Kernel, they never seem to let me down. I wasn't expecting anywhere near as many hops coming through in this one but they proved to be a welcome addition and the beer definitely worked well as a result. It's certainly one of the most hop-filled dark beers I've tried and I wasn't sure how this one would rank alongside some of the lighter IPA's or America pale ales from the brewery but it more than held its own, it's definitely one I'd pick up again as well.

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Photo of atpca
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of AMack11
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

500 ml bottle, best before 3 jan 2015. Poured in to a large snifter.

A - jet black almost. With a finger of creamy, tan coloured head. Looks like a Guinness extra stout.

S - smell great. Coffee,chocolate,nuts,cream and a hint of hop in the back.

T - bitter. Espresso,dark chocolate. Tons of roasted flavours. A nice smokey finish A very fair dark fruit/cherry on the finish.

F - thin,but crisp. Nice carbonation.

O - pretty damn good! Very similar to the Guinness extra stout. Perhaps a little pricey for what,to me, is a Guinness replica, but still a nice beer. One improvement however, would be a creamier mouthfeel. This is a wee bit too crisp for my liking, especially in a porter. I think this would go great with a sweet tobacco cigar.

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Photo of pknyc
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Export India Porter from The Kernel Brewery
3.93 out of 5 based on 89 ratings.
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