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Okells Saison

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Brewed by Okells
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Douglas, Isle of Man

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This new golden-coloured beer has citrus and passion fruit aromas and an initial taste of smooth malt, hints of spicy coriander and tropical fruits, leading to a pleasing, dry, bitter finish (Citra, Galena Pilgrim, Nelson Sauvin)


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2012
cask at GBBF 2012 ... golden amber ... thin white lacing ... soft dry lemon zezty nose ... soft zezty orange ... lemon fruit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiwianer (3339) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 6, 2012
The head is medium, the body gold-brown and cloudy. It smells hoppy a bit citrus. The taste is mild malty, in the background fruity. Not bad. Overall ok. 10/9/10/9/-/10

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 2012, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy and open, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light straw - grass - silage. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120118]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8333) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2012
Cask at GBBF 08/08/12. Amber with a thinnish off-white head. Pale malts, yeast, ripe fruit nose. Flavours follow the nose allied to bready tones, earthy, grass and spice. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel, mild spices, herbs, wood and some slight earthy notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, wooden, herbal and mildly spicy as well. Nice bitterness and earthyness in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogbomb (942) - ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2012
Cask at Great British Beer Festival. Golden ale with bubbly white froth. Nose is passion fruit, peach and pear. In the mouth there's lemon, grapefruit and pear flavours. Nice dry bitter sup. lovely fresh bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2882) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 25, 2012
cask at NWAF 2012. Dark orange with minimal head. Slight breet on nose but largely digestive biscuits. Fruity dry hay and slight spiciness in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2012
On cask at the 2012 NWAF, Manchester. Pours a dark golden colour without a head. Aroma of grassy hops, caramel and musty yeast. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. This is not a saison.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3780) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2012
Great to drink as it has excellent body and texture, nice bitterness in the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14768) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2011
12th October 2011
Crosse Keys Spoons. Clear gold beer, tidy white head. Smooth palate, semi dry. Trace of apple, slightly creamy malt.. Insipis hops. Finishes dry. Tedious. Where are all the hops?


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