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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (420) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2015
Solid bitter. Malty, earthy, floral... just a bit of bitterness. Really quaffable.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcinG (397) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Bursztynowe o sporej bialej pianie. Wyrazna nuta chmielu ale takze wyczuwalne orzechy i cytrusy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1627) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2015
well made, earthy, grassy, minerals, perfume, soft bite, mid-sweet well rounded.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alex_leit (1946) - Minsk, BELARUS - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle. Light amber color with white foam. Aroma: caramel, malt, a little diacetyl. Taste: malt and caramel flavor, a bit hop bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vadie (1225) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
Couleur du cuivre foncer avec une petite robe beige. L’arôme du malt et des céréales. En bouche il y a du malt et pain avec un peu d’houblon dans la finale. Très buvable, mais pas trop forte.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtu71 (364) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Medium, off-white longlasting head. Chrystal clear amber. Fruits, berries on aroma. Malty, hoppy, caramel, spicies. Classy and enjoyable.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
colui72 (616) - HONG KONG - AUG 27, 2015
Classic British pale ale - bitter. Gorgeous to watch, crystal clear amber with white lasting head. Malty and hoppy aroma. Taste is smoothly malty, sweet malts, caramel and some bitterness from the hops. However is not hoppy as the American Pale Ales. Still, a good classic bitter!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_Connoisseur_ (4) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015 does not count
Amber colour, thick white head that lasts a fair while. Fresh, fruity smell, if I were to say which fruit it’d be apples. The taste is sweet with fruity notes and a bitter finish. I’d say it’s an easy-drinking beer compared to some pale ales I’ve had. Medium-bodied and mildly aromatic. Smooth mouthfeel, maybe a bit watery. Overall nice beer, nothing stands out as amazing about it but definitely nothing bad at all either. I’d definatley have it again.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
overtheline (114) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - AUG 20, 2015
500ml bottle pours mid amber with a beautiful white head that shows decent retention. It smells fresh as a daisy, bright and slightly fruity, bit of grass. There’s a bit of fruit on the taste and some sweet caramel and a metallic note. Really soft mouthfeel but a bit thin and watery, carbonation is bang on. Decent bitter finish This may be a technically great beer and it tastes fine, it’s just not that exciting to me.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DylansDad (581) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 8, 2015
A more traditional style of pale ale (as opposed to the New World styles). The hops are piquant, spicy, grassy with a touch of lemon at the edges. Very well balanced with more flavour than I expected from a mere 4.1%


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