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


on tap

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RATINGS: 527   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2007
Pours amber with off-white head. Aroma is hoppy / citrus / sulphur. Taste is earthy / caramel / slightly metallic although pretty drinkable. Prefer cask version.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2007
Hoppy, caramel, some metal in the nose, amber orange hue, light body, some carbnonation, sour hops with lingering bitterness. Not bad but prefer the cask version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2007
Bottled. A copper coloured beer with a nice tughtish white coloured head. The aroma is fairly hoppy with some biscuity malts The taste is pretty decently hoppy and has good balancing malts as a backbone. Very drinkable but not a patch on the cask version. The retro label though is unbelievably COOL.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bozoNZ (739) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 28, 2007
Yellow golden, with a fair, slightly creamy head. Noble hop aroma. Great lingering bitterness with just the right level of carbonation. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2007
Crystal clear copper with a creamy, lacy off-white head. Aroma is about as english as you can get , so earthy, a touch coppery and floral, as well as a solid sweetish malt. So simple but perfectly simple. Medium body, balanced so well between the sweetish base malt and earthy bitterness. Flavours of that coppery earthy hop, wort, flowers and an ever so slight oaky cardboard oxidation. It was always going to be a bit of a task to get a 4.1% bitter across the world in pristine condition. Overall though, its just excellent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scotty (1107) - SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2007
Ok I suppose, but the cask version is for superior, it is more complex and flavoursome. There are better bottled ales available, but this is worth a bash.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Richy (22) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 31, 2007
The nicest bottled Ale, I’ve ever tasted Beautiful hoppy flavour, amazing. Almost as good as the cask version.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davegore (222) - liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2007
Bottle, widely available. Pours golden and clear, nice lacing in my glass, aroma of malt leading onto some lemon citrus. Very smooth, fine beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7253) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2007
An ok bottled beer with some hops and biscuit malt in the aroma. Earthy flavours with a dry finish. Nothing like as good as the cask version IMHO.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
asedzie (736) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 5, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2008 Pours copper with fluffy, khaki head. Muted, bitter sussex hop flavor. Bitter citrus and pine hops taste. Herbal and citrusy, as well. quite deep flavor. Linger bitter aftertaste.

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