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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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5102) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2008
Pale golden colour, nice white head, that turns out quite stable. Harmonious citrus hop aroma. A good bitter punch on the tongue, some spicy notes as well lemon tastes. A great little bitter from the Isle of Man.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
punainen6 (93) - FINLAND - MAY 9, 2008
Golden color, almost like copper. Smells of junipers and hopps. Taste is hoppy with lemon. Nice bitter finish. Definetly gonna try this again.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (5163) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2008
50cl bottle from Sainsburys. Amber with a fast fading white head leaving a rather flat looking drink; aroma has dusty hops and some cereal; citrus flavour but rather sweet; leaving a floury taste of under-cooked pastry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6954) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2008
Bottle from Sainsburys. Pours pale gold with a billowing, off-white head. Aroma of straw, dusty malt and some grassy hops. Flavour was bitter with biscuit malt and a decent finish. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
evilsoc (191) - WALES - AUG 22, 2008
Pale yellow and plentiful white head of large bubbles. The colour was promising. The nose is a little too subtle, slightly fruity, slightly leafy dry hops. Biscuity flavours go into a fairly subtle, fairly simple but peppery hop profile.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2008
Golden, small lacing head. Malty nose, at first it’s grassy, later flowery hops, little fruitiness. Straightforward malty and grassy flavor. Clean bitter finish, little seedy grapefruit. Light to medium bodied. Still not an IPA, although this one has a bit more effort.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3665) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2008
Bottle, from Sainsbury, Grimsby. Straw gold, thin but lasting white head and gentle condition. Pleasant citrusy hops and grainy malt in the nose, quite thin and dry in the mouth with touches of flowery hop and low malt, dry and hop bitter briefly in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
liinis (1720) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 10, 2008
pale yellow not clear. white tiny but lasting head. bready. Strong cut and dried juniper wood flavor and aroma. soft carbonation. something rotten.. maybe the flowers. medium bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tlind2 (1320) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2008
500 ml bottle. Slightly cloudy golden color, creamy white head. Hoppy aroma. Crisp, bitter taste, sweet malty finish. Oily mouthfeel, medium-low carbonation. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TET (2113) - FINLAND - JUL 26, 2008
Misty orange beer with medium white head. Aroma is pleasant: hoppy fruits and some malts and grass. Flavour is strongly bitter but not very pleasant way. Flavour is also musty and clearly worse than aroma. Quite light to drink with lot of carbonation. Disappointment after great appearance and aroma, but musty flavour and soda-like palate doesn’t save this beer.


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