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Pale Ale Galaxy Stella Topaz | The Kernel Brewery

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by flyingpig on 01-22-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
2.58%
 
 
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3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from The Good Spirits Co. (Glasgow): New for November 2012.
Cloudy, bright orange to amber colour with a fairly thin and bubbly white head on top that doesn't move much at first before very slowly turning to a thin lacing.

Medium to strong, pine hops aroma to begin with a nice helping of floral hops and some good bitter grapefruit notes following this. It smells refreshing with some summer fruits, a touch of apricot and peach followed by some nice citrus smells.

Strong citrus and floral hops flavour to kick things off, followed by some grapefruit that is a lot lighter than it was on the nose. There is a nice mix of fruits and a bit of citrus and orange with a medium to strong bitter finish.

Medium body and medium carbonation with a nice citrus tang and lots of pine bitterness at the end from the hops along with a fairly dry finish.

Enjoyable but it was probably not up there with the best of the style. The aroma was pretty good with a nice mix of bitter hops and fruit, the taste was pretty similar but not quite as strong and probably not quite as good either but still enjoyable.

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Pale Ale Galaxy Stella Topaz from The Kernel Brewery
3.87 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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