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Okells IPA (Bottled)

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

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled. Filtered and force-carbonated.
"Okells IPA is an extremely light coloured beer with a surprising full bodied taste, the sweetness is offset by a very strong hopping rate. That gives the finished beer an over all roundness with very spicy lemony notes and a fine dry finish to counteract the initial sweetness."
originally known as Dr Okells’ IPA


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (6489) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle at james’s. Pours clear golden, nose is sweet toffee, floral, taste is dry, sticky toffee, light fruit, crisp.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6341) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours pale yellow, light haze. Aromas of lemon, light saline notes. Taste is more of the same. Light astringent finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5636) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Nice golden color with a fine white head. Caramel malty and citric aroma. Medium body with an ok carbonation. Ok balance between sweetness and bitterness. Citric, some pine and malty flavor. Quite ok session able beer.
[Sample in Liverpool, England]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (5832) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle from B&M Bargains, Halifax. Slightly hazy yellow-golden blonde with a small head. Has a dry-hopped fruity aroma and taste but remains a crisp ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (5681) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 8, 2014
A very fine and refreshing piwo with some citrus fruits upfront. Then the hops is coming with good balanced carbo and high drinkability. Very quaffy, very crispy beer which made my evening. Fine one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (5732) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle from Ales by Mail. The beer has got a clear amber-brown colour with a very low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and spruce. Taste of hops, barley, grass, citrus fruits, herbs and bread. Bitter-flowery finish. Easy and smooth to drink, enjoyed it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkoNm (1500) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 7, 2014
Pours almost completely clear orange color, topped with a fairly small white head. Initially plesant citrusy aroma which develops into a more caramel-like and biscuity aroma. Taste starts sweet with notes of caramel, followed by a decent hoppy bitterness. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (4915) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 27, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear, pale orangey golden colour with small to average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Fruity hoppy aroma has notes of gooseberry, other berries and stonefruit, a minimally bitter and herbal touch, biscuity malt basis. Taste is minimally sweet biscuit malty, minimally bitter hoppy overtones with a touch of gooseberry, lemon biscuit finish; slightly watery, rather flat carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (12655) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
Herber, mild hopfiger Antrunk. Eher bitter als hopfig, frisch, leichte Honignoten. Süffig, herb, ok. 10/10/11/9/8/9

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ambrosemac (7) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2014 does not count
Really disappointing beer, this is not an IPA. Definitely doesn’t fit the description on the back of the bottle. The experience will not be repeated..


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