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


on tap

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (8537) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2011
Moving my old rating from the cask version of this beer, guessing it has been split since after my original rating.
Original rating from: thursday, november 01, 2007
50 cl bottle at Pub Vildanden, Lund
Shady pale golden color, big fluffy white head. Fruity hoppy scent. Herbal and slightly fruity taste. Medium mouthfeel, fruity aftertaste. Low bitterness.
But why call this an IPA?
Low bitterness, low alcohol, low on the hops. Still good though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
ralphdot (1007) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2011
4.5%, gold colour with a thin head, sweet hop aroma, sweet bitter hop taste, a nice IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7047) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2010
500 ml bottle. Rated @ 23.2.2010.
Pours a clear golden colour with a frothy, lacy and white head. Mild spicy aroma of hops and sweet malts. Flavour of strong caramel malts, lemon and mild hops. A bit mild for an IPA, decent for a bitter. Medium bodied with a mildly dry bitter finish. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 7, 2010
Flaske 0,5l. Gave fra Rune. Lys gylden på farge. Lavt skum som blir helt borte. Svak duft av appelsin. Avrundet og dempet fruktig smak. Litt bitterhet. Tydelig fruktig ettersmak. KI=1

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
madmitch76 (17899) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2010
20th September 2008. Pale gold beer. Weak and watery with the only hop characteristic being imparted is an unpleasant bitterness! Drain pour!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (4052) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2009
50cl bottle, local store. Pours hazy orange color, thin to no head. Aroma is very fruity, flavor has hints of lemon, flowery and bitter. Dry finish, Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (10377) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 18, 2009
courtesy of Allen - hazy dark blond colour with a little foam left; a solid flowery hoppiness, good malt body and with a very present bitterness; very long bitter, flowery and slightly fruity finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcdav2154 (449) - GERMANY - OCT 12, 2009
Clear straw colored body with a 2 finger white head. Spot lacing. Smell is very floral and hoppy. Taste also has lemon peel notes with some sweetness on the front. Enjoyable and refreshing!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 30, 2009
Bottled 50cl. Beautiful golden beer with a nice big creamy, nicely lasting white head. Both aroma and taste are very nice- hoppy, citrusy, earthy with hints of candy, homemade caramel, crackers, mint and licorice. Good malt and hop profile. Subtle carbonation. Remarkable lacework. Slight naphtalin, mothball-like components are detectable, especially on the nose. Otherwise a very good beer. Dry finish which makes you eager to drink more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sound67 (413) - Offenbach, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2009
50cl bottle. Slightly hazy pale yellow colour, wee white head. Fresh fruit (lemon and ginger) on the nose, with a healthy hoppy background. Same lemony touch on the palate, but it’s the hops that dominate. Lasting bitter finish and after taste. This is a characterful, straightforward IPA that will undoubtedly please fans of this particular style - which includes me. ;=)

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