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


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Seasonal - available December. Previously brewed at 5%.

A full bodied dark colored beer with an aroma of fruit and malt leading to a complex sweet, fruit palate followed by a drying after-taste.

Golden Promise/Triumph pale malts (89%), crystal malt (9%), invert sugar. Fuggles and Target bittering hops, Goldings aroma hops - pellets. OG 1050. 44 iBU. 66 EBC colour units.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
superflyguy (439) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, - JAN 3, 2013
typical sub standard Christmas fare! muddy brown colour with hints of spice and some fruit.

ManVsBeer (11190) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2015
Cask @ Old Bell Tavern, Harrogate. Copper with a creamy head. It’s a crisp ale with a light bitterness and light malts to match.

madmitch76 (26434) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
28th December 2013
Tap East. Cask. Clear amber beer, good bubbly pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and semi dry. Modest fine carbomation. Smooth malt with whispers of caramel and toffee. Little dried fruits. Joins up well but overall a little dry.

niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2011
On cask at white star, stoke. Pours red brown with frothy head. Nuts, dark fruits and hop balance. Decent Xmas ale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

fonefan (52396) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2009
Draught @ Brew Wharf Yard, Stoney Street, Southwark , Greater London, England SE1 9AD.
Light light unclear medium amber color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, berry, vinegar notes. Flavor is moderate sweet, bitter and light sour with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090102]

Svesse (8968) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2009
(Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm, 10 Jan 2009) Reddish brown colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, nutty nose with dark fruit and dusty hops. Malty, nutty taste with notes of chocolate, dark fruit, dates and dusty hops in the finish. Some fruity sweetness throughout. Medium bitterness, medium body. Well balanced and tasty winter beer.

ante (3373) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 7, 2009
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Pours out in a haxy amber colour with a small tan coloured film. Soily and orangey hops in the aroma with notes of cinnamon and nuts. Medium-bodied with notes of nuts, juniper, toasted malts, ornage-peels and grass. Bright medium-bitter finish of juniper, earht and, grass. orange-peels. Well-made and charming and in good condition as well,

omhper (25955) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2008
<i>Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. </i> Amber colour. Appley and caramelly. Medium sweet and medium bodied with well rounded mouthfeel, notes of egg and broccoli. Sligh tresiny bitterness. Drinkable but not great.

harrisoni (19553) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2008
Cask handpull at Market Porter, Borough Market. Reddish amber. Bubbly off whtie head. Decent bitter, bit sweet maybe, some herbyness on finish. Decent sweetish red fruits. Sweet strawberry.

wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2008
Cask Tillys Newcastle Upon Tyne. Dark reddy brown colour with minimal head. Yeast and malt in the nose. Trace fruit and hop in the flavour but very drab and insipid stuff. Pretty tedious xmas fayre.

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