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

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10136) - Thisted, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2008
Københavnske Øldage 07. Bottle. Golden and hazy. The aroma has notes of malt, fruit, citrus and the flavour is fruity, citrussy with a little maltiness and a nice, dry bitterness. It’s not an overwhelming IPA, but very British. 2152

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jerohen (1993) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2007
Bottled. Clear golden coloured, small white head. Pleasant hoppy nose, some fruity notes. Bitter flavour, slight sweetness. Typical British IPA. Thanks to caesar for bringing this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5063) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2007
Bottled. Clear orange color, short head. Aroma of very nice English hop, soft, bit grapefruit. Dry bitter taste, slight sweet only. Nicely balanced english IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10311) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2007
Bottle. Golden color, nice creamy white head. Fruity, hoppy, citric aroma soapy and with some apples. Fruity, hoppy flavor, bubblegum notes, some grass. Hoppy, fruity finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7888) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2007
Very clear golden brew, well-carbonated, with just off-white head. Toasted, or pre-sliced bread; warm malts, then fresh garden herbs and lunaria . In the taste, first a dull, sweet impression, alleviated by some grassy hopsflavour, but qutie subdued, a bit dull after all. Toasted again too. Medium bodied, ending a bit empty. Okells must be the only brewery in my knowledge, managing to make a wheatbeer that is more interesting than their IPA!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hugh (153) - Zillebeke, BELGIUM - JUL 29, 2007
Golden ale, pleasing zingy hops here, but not as strong or as highly hopped as I think an IPA should be. The flavour had the character of a cask ale, usually absent in bottled British ales.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10169) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2007
Bottle. pale blonde. Grapefruit and hops in the aroma. Grapefruity and flowery hopbitter flavor. Earthy hopbitter aftertaste with a hint of vanila. A bit sharp but well balanced ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
skortila (4484) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2007
Aroma of floral hops, pines, citrus and some caramel malts. Clear, golden coloured with an off-white, lasting, medium heead. Taste is moderate bitter, a little sweet with citric and piney hops. Finish is more crisp and sharp with a firm dryness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Proteus (98) - FINLAND - JUL 20, 2007
Bottle. Light golden color with some head. Bitter and sweet aroma. Bitter in taste but very light. Somewhat wattery, easy to drink. Dry in the palate with some bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6071) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2007
0,5 litre bottle. Rocky head over pale beer. Fine hoppiness, pines, resin, citrus. Refreshing, nice beer.


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