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

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2008
Pours a nice copper colour, small head. Taste and smell are similar, bitter and a quite sharp finish, some sugar and malt in the background. Reasonable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 23, 2008
Pours classic pale ale red/orange, with a fizzy head that lingers. Hoppy malty nose, smells quite sweet. Very nice mouthfeel, hop flavours come through strongly and bitterly, with a background of malt. A very drinkable, tasty excellent beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2008
Aroma is an inviting malt, with a leafy wet hops, dark amber, pours a small off-white head. Flavour is a woody malt, mild fruit, the hops figure in with a resiny bite. Light bodied, perfectly balanced, extremely well made, superb mouthfeel, fresh as you please. Fabulous! Thanks so much Roger Pettit.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2008
Caramel in colour with a rapidly disappearing head. Had a smeel of hops and a malty taste. Smooth.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
alari (30) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2008
I like this very much on cask, but simply cannot drink the bottled version. Strange metallic after-taste, too carbonated for my liking and somewhat too bitter finish. Again, I love the cask, but just cannot stomach this version.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2008
50 cl bottle, bought at Tesco, Liverpool. Amber color, fine white head. Aroma is fruity with hops and malt. Flavor is malty with ok hops and bitterness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cellar (508) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 16, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2008 Clear amner with tiny head. Weak notes of hops, fruit and yeast. Sweet flavour and bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1407) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUN 26, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2008 Appearance: Bronze, nice amount of head. Aroma: Fruity. Hopsy. Taste: Pretty hopsy. Bitter. Malty aftertaste. Info: 500ml bottle, 2/10-2005, 31/300, 16/500

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vyvvy (3978) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 20, 2008
After seeing some of the rating here I’m thinking I got quite an old bottle here. Pours orange / copper with an off-white head. The aroma has some skunk, light butter and woody / cardboard traits. Medium / light sharp body with minor carbonation. The flavor starts of metallic and sharp with some peppery traits and thin caramel. The finish is highly metallic. The bottle I had was fair, hopefully down the line I can have one in better shape and rerate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2008
A good bitter but not as nice for me as some people obviously find it. I was bloody thirsty when I drank this too, should have been right on time but not too thirst quenching. Decnent it was though. Cheers.


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