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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: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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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


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vladivostok (271) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
greenmanalishi (483) - 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 (8484) - 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 (17520) - 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 (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

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (15239) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8311) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2686) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2008
Cask at the Brewery Tap, Brentford. A nutty light-bodied bitter, malty on the nose, then a slightly oaky body and a clean dry aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4791) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2008
(Cask at Queens Hotel pub in Douglas) Amber. Clear. Medium-sized dense white head. Malts in nose. Medium palate with little carbonation. Malts, hops and bitterness in taste. Quite ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 31, 2008
Cask. Hazy amber colour with mediumsized white head. Aroma is nutty and flowery along with some nectary and wooden hints. Flavour is a pleasant mix of fruity and flowery hops, quite much grass and caramel malts balancing it up. Some notes of cookies also.


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