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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.
Ingredients
Pale Ale Malt, Crystal
Hops: First Gold/Target, Late hop Nelson Sauvin/Cascade/Fuggles


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4731) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2011
Cask. My first beer on a Sunday night at the Rendevous in Douglas. The beer was like the pub, friendly but not very inspiring.Golden and clear with a slight trace of sulphur. Some bitterness and reasonably refreshing. A seesion beer that fails

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (20818) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2011
16th November 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Unusual nutty, wheaty and slightly herby beer. Different and drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1791) - Brentford, 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.

2.9
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vladivostok (407) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2015 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.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
greenmanalishi (519) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (10522) - 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).

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (21693) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8749) - 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


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