Okells SMPA / Special Manx Pale Ale

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

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Cask; Status uncertain.

Special Manx Pale Ale
A stronger version of the popular Manx Pale Ale (MPA), with passion fruit and peach flavours atop a denser malt body.

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2.9
jackl (8597) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 16, 2016
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Gold pour, small white head. Fairly bucolic nose. A bit or pollen and fresh cut grass. Some tangerine and golden syrup. Flavor has a nice hoppy accent up front. More grass. Summer fruits. Unfortunate cheesy twang on the finish brings down an otherwise pleasant experience. Light and fairly zippy.

3.6
Martinus (4763) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2015
Golden colour, white head. Hoppy aroma, straw, malts, light citrus, floral notes. Bitter hoppy flavour, light sweet, malts, biscuit, straw. Bitter finish, straw, floral hops. Nice session beer.
(from draught @ GBBF ’14, London, day 2)

3.4
fonefan (53055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Okells SMPA / Special Manx Pale Ale ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, cookie - biscuit malt, moderate hoppy, citrus, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, bread - biscuit, fruity - citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140813]

3.2
Aniela (4215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2015
From my backlogg: Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with almost no head. Hoppy grassy citrus floral aroma. Hoppy grassy floral spicy flavour.

3
yespr (49173) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is kild fruity hoppy. Mild sweet, light fruity, slight peachy and kild citrusy hoppy. Bitter and dry toasted malty finish.

2.6
Leighton (23108) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Draft at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 3 - London. Pours clear yellow-gold with a white cream head. Some odd fart notes in this one, with bits of cereal and biscuits, some bitter hay, citrus. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Lingering cheesy-farty notes. Meh, not doing it for me.

3.3
rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer, almost no head. Hoppy floral aroma, citrus, grass, hay, raisins, pepper notes. Hopp spicy flavor, grass, hay, floral and hay notes, some caramel.

3.1
Theydon_Bois (21872) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Cask at GBBF ’14, day 4, 15/08/14. Light golden with a moderate off white swirl and edgework. Nose is pale malts, light citric notes, toasty ring, orange. Taste comprises orange pith, straw, pale malt, citric peel. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with light bitterings and faint hop tones. Ok GB.

3
madmitch76 (26850) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
14th August 2014
GBBF Day 3. Cask. Almost clear pale gold beer. Small white head. Light dry palate, mild fine carbonation. Light pale malts brings sweetish dry cream. Light citric hop. Light dry finish.

3.6
Sledutah (8082) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Clear golden with a small white head, spotty lacing. Aroma and taste is fruity with a light bitterness
Nice


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