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Okells Bitter

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Brewed by Okells
Style: Bitter
Douglas, Isle of Man
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

A true original - a session simply isnít a session if it doesnít involve Okellís world famous Bitter.
A golden-coloured beer with a full malt and superb hop aroma, with a long lasting dry-ish hoppy complex finish.
Ingredients
Pale Ale Malt, Crystal
Hops: First Gold/Target, Late hop Nelson Sauvin/Cascade/Fuggles


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (2604) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Cask. Smooth beginning, fresh, hints of roasted nuts, roasted malt, hazelnuts. Easy to drink, fresh, smooth. Slightly dryer and more bitter till the end. Nice and smooth, dry-malty with a nice bitterness remains on the tongue!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 24, 2014
Cask @ Bear and Billet, Chester [220314] [From memory as notes lost]
Amber colour, clear, white head. Remember this as a fairly standard session bitter but better than usual. Light caramel malt, soft bitter hops. Finish did have some more hop in it....recall this as a 3.1

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
foxo82 (692) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2013
íCountryí #86. Hand pulled at the Bear and Billet, Chester. Dark amber with a small head and a malty, watery taste. Aroma grassy. Finish is too short, the bitterness fleeting, and itís been served too cold which doesnít help.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1409) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2013
Fairly standard bitter, itís nice but doesnít stand out at all, would be good on a session however

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (4486) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2013

Appearance: Clear deep copper color with a creamy off white head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Mild malty and mild fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Caramel malty, mild hoppy, mild grassy and mild fruity.
Overall impression: Plain and nothing wrong with it, butÖ..not my ale.
Personal stats: On tap at The Prospect in Douglas, Isle of Man.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sdmmb (837) - USA - JUL 19, 2013
Drunk cask conditioned at marquess beer festival. Pale blonde ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (2854) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2013
Cask by handpump at Drum & Monkey, Glasgow - clear amber brown, thin creamy off-white head, weak malty, floral hop aroma, good lacing, caramel, sweet, bit grainy, traditional hop finish

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kavu (2225) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 22, 2013
1/2 pint from cask @ Bear and Billet. Pours clear amber with a low creamy head. Aroma is malts. Flavor is full malts with some fruits and a slightly hoppy finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8613) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2013
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 17/04/13. Clear copper coloured with a good sized off white cap that retains well. Nose is light malt, orange, fruits, sugars, hint of pineapple. Taste comprises pale malts, light grapefruit, orange, faint hops, light peach. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, light bitterness in the finish. A drinkable bitter with a good depth of fruit flavours.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at The Wellington,Birmingham.12th march.Pale amber pour with a small white head.Light aromas of malt and fruit hints.Taste of caramel,malt and some herb and hop notes.Easy drinking but average session ale.


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