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The Kernel Brewery is one of the most successful micro brewers in London and its rise has been meteoric with its beer winning awards and fans within months of setting up shop. Taking inspiration from US craft beers, Irishman Evin O'Riordain operates The Kernel Brewery out of an archway on Druid Street where his small team share the space with the Ham & Cheese Company, both are open to members of the public on Saturdays, from 9am to 3pm, (enter at 1 Ropewalk around the back of the arch, just off Millstream Road). This area is a hive of artisan food and drink producers with arches houses warehouses run by Neal's Yard Dairy, Monmouth Coffee and St John Bakery, all open to the public on Saturdays. The Kernel Brewery fits right in with the community of specialist producers and has become renowned for its experimentation. Among the many beers created here is a coffee IPA brewed in collaboration with Square Mile Coffee. But its their Export Stout, based on a 1890 recipe from a London Brewery, that's their best performing beer, having won 'Supreme Champion' at the International Beer Challenge as well as the Society of Independent Brewers' UK Champion Bottled Beer in 2011, the same year The Kernel Brewery celebrated its second anniversary. Not bad for a newcomer. If you can't make it to the brewery - and it's certainly worth making the effort to experience the ambiance - you can also sample Kernel beers at London bars including Shoreditch's Mason and Taylor, Simon the Tanner, and the Rake. Perhaps more surprisingly - and a sure sign of the calibre of this beer - it's also available at some of the more discerning London restaurants including the Michelin-starred Chez Bruce, Hawksmoor and Pied a Terre.

 

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Bermondsey Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
4 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  35% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  41% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 9 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £146  23% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 12 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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KaseSwiss
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
104 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Kernel Brewery
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Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Southwark, London SW8 | 1 minute from The Kernel Brewery
Salvage bathrooms. A fantastic place to shop for very cheap bathroom fittings, or very expensive ones that are affordable having been rescued by the Lassco crew. ... More
 
 
 
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Maltby Street Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Maltby Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Kernel Brewery
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Druid St Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Druid Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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The Kernel Brewery, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Style Pf Her Own
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The Kernel Brewery, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th January to 15th April 2018
The Kernel Brewery, 3 Potters Fields Park, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
193 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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41 Maltby Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2 Mill Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Education > Professional Training
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 33 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 36 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 13 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Kernel Brewery
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39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 12 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 12 minutes from The Kernel Brewery
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
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Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

White Cube Bermondsey 5 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of Gilbert & George with its new exhibition, Gilbert & George: The Beard ...More

 
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Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 15th April 2018 

The Bridge Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to Rome to public adulation and ...More

 
Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Style Pf Her Own
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 6 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

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Wild Life FM
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Unicorn Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

Eight musicians from London and Norfolk join performance artist Kim Noble, director Pol Heyvaert (CAMPO, Belgium) and musician Jakob Ampe ...More

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The View From The Shard Tickets
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The Shard 9 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 20th January 2018 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk
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Wilton's Music Hall 16 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

Kneehigh's production where the life of the artist Marc Chagall and his wife Bella are examined as they move through ...More

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Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 18 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, ...More

Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2018 

Coq d'Argent 23 minutes walk from The Kernel Brewery

A festive favourite, Lodge d'Argent is a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace of City restaurant ...More

 

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