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


on tap

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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swooper (1247) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2008
caramel, cereal, amber, rocky head, frothy, white foam, medium bitterness, medium body, bitter, long finish, Gift from Yorkshire graet beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2008
Bottle from Tesco. Should be renamed as it bears little relation, or indeed comparison, to its superior cask cousin. Copper-brown colour with a head that disappointingly vanishes almost instantly. Intensely hoppy aroma with little or no malt character coming through. Flavour is very bitter and sharp hop with a dry bitter finish. Lacks any decent body. Go for the cask every time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9110) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2008
bottle, Waitrose Sidmouth. Clear copper-brown colour, mid-sized head. Fruity and malty, hints of caramel and raisins. The finish has got some rather intensive and spicy hoppy flavours. Well-balanced, a good one.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

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