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


on tap

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
Cask; Regular.

A true original - a session simply isn’t a session if it doesn’t involve Okell’s world famous Bitter.
A golden-coloured beer with a full malt and superb hop aroma, with a long lasting dry-ish hoppy complex finish.
Pale Ale Malt, Crystal
Hops: First Gold/Target, Late hop Nelson Sauvin/Cascade/Fuggles

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DruncanVeasey (7635) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2010
Cask handpull, Guiseley FC club house, West Yorks. Bronze with a generous bone collar. Weak herbal forest floor aroma. Watery dribble of orange/cherry dabs, wet white toast, nothingness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1662) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2010
(Cask @ The Brewery Tap Brentford.) Nice eazy golden/Best bitter for relaxing in their small beer garden . Caramel and dry chewey butterscotch...a little syrupy then dry. Good vibez.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2010
Cask. Light woody nose, pale copper, tiny off-white head. Taste is mild malt, light sprite of hops. Light bodied, balanced. Fair.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vladivostok (325) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2010
I always reckoned this was the dead spit of the old Wethered’s Bitter from Marlow. Good level of bitterness although not big in aroma. Very refreshing and drinkable with a long bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
greenmanalishi (496) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2010
Fly in the Loaf, Liverpool. Pale amber, with a porridge-coloured decent head. Floral hoppiness. Orange peel. Oaty/breadiness to the drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9368) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2009
Well kept half pint from cask at The Fly in the Loaf, Liverpool. Nitro creamy, white head over an amber body. Smooth smell of flowery hops. Subdued taste of fresh fruity hops followed by a developing bitter ending. Well bodied for its strength (03.05.2009).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (19419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2009
Cask @ White Horse, Parsons Green SW6. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Sweetish fruity malty caramel flavor with some hints of hops. Has a sweetish fruity malty finish with some hints of caramel in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2013 Cask conditioned handpump Fly In The Loaf, Liverpool . A copper coloured beer with a thick white head. Some citrus in the aroma but there’s nothing much happening in the mouth. Inoffensive but sadly dull. Score 2.8
Subsequent rating scored 3.0. Average becomes 2.9

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (16428) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2009
<i>Cask Conditioned at Market Porter, London</i>
Hazy amber color; thin creamy head. Smooth and round regular Bitter: caramel, a touch of yeasty apples, correct bitterness and not much more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8857) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2008
Cask, Nottingham Fest 08. Hazy gold with no head. Aromas are light malts with tea and lemon. Light herbal with hints of caramel. Flavours are nitty with sweet light malts. Some grain with a dry, hoppy finish.

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