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


on tap

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23044) - 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 (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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (19160) - 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 (9851) - Wigston, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (4144) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (6466) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25388) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2007
Cask at ’Spoons Festival, Milton Keynes. Dark gold. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Pleasant biscuity, buttery flavour and mid bitter finish. Full of taste for its ABV; an excellent sessioner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2007
Cask-conditioned at the White Lion, Bristol, 20/8/07. Pale amber, with a decent, lacy white head. Aroma of floral hops with a touch of orange sweetness. Flavour started malty before a decent hoppy finish. Slightly grainy mouth feel. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2007
A Mes rate: Cask at the Fly in the Loaf, Liverpool. Very run of the mill bitter with nothing to write home about. Mellow malts, slight bitter finish. Merv drinks it.

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