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Brewed by Timothy Taylor
Style: Bitter
Keighley, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 426   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: Golden Promise malt; Styrian Goldings, Goldings and Fuggles hops; Oldham Brewery yeast.
First brewed in 1952 as a bottled beer called Competition Ale. Changed name to Landlord in 1953, and also launched 4.3% abv cask version which went on to win CAMRA Supreme Champion four times.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RyanE (118) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2014
Copper brown pour with flecks of ruby. Frothy head clings to the glass. Malt, fresh bread on the nose. Well balanced and somewhat fruity, leading to a slight toasted malt flavor. Some bitterness on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeebon (142) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Ah this is just a brilliant bitter! Copper in colour with a longering off white head. Smell is light toasted malt with mellow citrus zest. Taste is brilliantly balance malt and sweetness which becomes lightly bitter and long lasting finish. Lots of taste for the strength and as others have said, one that you could get trhough a lot of in an evening!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimthechap (1490) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 16, 2014
At last. Amber colour with a good fluffy white head and plenty of sparkle. Gentle British hop aromas of orange and mandarin malt. Lovely stuff. Itís got a lighter, spritzier citrus flavour profile than I was expecting. Twinges of bitterness and a long finish, it just screams session.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
mikeswartz (1) - - JAN 14, 2014 does not count
Smooth and no bad aftertaste. I enjoy itís light refreshing flavor. Itís the first British beer Iíve liked.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
triskaideka (104) - IRELAND - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle at home. Poured light amber colour with white head. Hoppy, cereal aroma. Medium bodied. average carbonation, bitter finish. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (1028) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
Rating #892 - January 9, 2014. First #showerbeer of 2014. 500mL Bottle from Coop. 4.1% Dark brown pour with a foamy tan head with decent retention. Aroma is caramel, honey, malt. Mild carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel. Light bodied. Taste is heavy on roast malts, mild caramel sweetness. Finish is dry, but well balanced. Nicely hopped. Can see why this is so highly rated. Drinkable, and decent character for 4.1%

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DandyWolfFloyd (623) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Aroma - the aroma is of caramel, bread, and toast. Very pleasant. Appearance -the body color is a reddish amber with a thin white head that quickly thins out to a nice little sliver. Taste - really pleasant taste a light sweetness and light bitterness that are like electrons floating around a nice nucleus of malt richness. Palate - the body is medium, the texture thick, the carbonation is average, and the finish leaves a nice long toasted malt and mild sweetness Iím really becoming an English bitter fan. Just plain enjoyable sessions. I could drink this over and over.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
20107589 (299) - randers, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2014
liqurish, and nutty aromas. appear shady brown, with a fine head. taste light bitter. great mouthfeel with a medium bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bjammin (11) - - FEB 2, 2014
A lovely bitter. Dark amber colour. Good head and plenty of flavour. A nice beer to sit and enjoy. A good strong taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4071) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle: Served in a shaker glass: Medium sized creamy foamy head on top f a cloudy orange colored beer. Aromas of malts, grains, corn, nuts, barley malts, sweetwood, caramel and toffee. Flavours of malts, bitters, herbs, nuts, light honey, corn, some sweets, caramel, light nutty and some hay. Aftertaste is bitter, herbal, plants, malty and light nutty. Low carbo, light watery mouthfeel, good medium bodied and a light creamy texture.


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