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


on tap

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RATINGS: 487   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 5, 2013
A - Slightly hazy golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head. Fades normal. S - Sweet caramel and biscuit malts, grapefruit, citrus, and floral hops, English yeast, and a bit of fruity esters. T - Sweet caramel and biscuit malts, grapefruit, citrus, pine, and floral hops, some bitterness, English yeast, and some fruity esters. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a bready and lightly bitter finish. D - Great English Pale Ale. Great balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3711) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle at home. Clear deep golden pour, thin white head. Aroma is spicy, malty, English hops, a hint of caramel, cream and slightly fruity. Flavor is solid malty, nice bitter hops and very clean. Well balanced and with a thick body for the low ABV. Nice one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MalcolmTucker (783) - SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle. One of the prime examples of a classic bitter. Caramel, biscuit and a dry hop flavour. An impressive creamy body for the ABV.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackradioboy (42) - SCOTLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle from Asda. A big sulphur nose. Amber with a big head. Not much body or character. Boring really. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
runaway (68) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 11, 2015
500cc bottle pours an almost clear orange gold with a lazy white thin head, aroma is of grains and honey. Taste is malty, buttery and with a lasting funky bitterness. Active and light, but the hops’ flavor and bitter is not doing it for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SamTheBarrel (522) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2015
500ml brown bottle with a label presumably picturing a landlord, poured into a pint. Appearance is clear amber with a large frothy off-white head that reduced quickly, leaving a little lacing. Aroma of caramel, apricot marmalade, honey and bread. Flavours of caramel, bread, toffee and honey. Taste is light-medium sweet and medium bitter. Palate is medium-light bodied, smooth texture and average carbonation. Timothy Taylor ’s Landlord is a decent bitter, but I would have liked it stronger and more bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
micmillon18 (6) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 5, 2015 does not count
500ml bottle poured into a pint glass. Freshness note indicated on the bottle. Aroma - Ample toffee and caramel notes, faint nuttiness. Floral hops. Appearance - Creamy, off-white head. Pale amber hue; the picture of a perfect bitter. Sporadic lacing coats the glass as the beer is consumed. Taste - Sweet flavors (Toffee, caramel, pumpernickel bread) are balanced by floral hop bitterness. Finishes semi dry. Previous experiences have recalled a more pronounced bitterness, lending me to believe this bottle may have been on the older side. Nonetheless, an extraordinary well layered drink. Palate - Snappy, crisp carbonation enhances the experience. Medium bodied. Overall - If only more U.K. bitters were available in the United States, though few would have the qualities to match this one. I’d kill to try this one on cask. Easily one of my favorite beers, a desert island choice for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mahkus (65) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle from tesco. Good retaining head. Lots of bubbles. Sweet malty aroma. Nice refreshing taste that starts like honey then bitter taste that lasts as beer goes down.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Milter (234) - Nyborg, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2015
Spændende øl med god smag. Frisk og let bitter. Absolut værd at cykle langt efter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cokemonkey11 (93) - - FEB 23, 2015
Dark Bottle. Pours medium amber, smells musky and with hints of caramel. No head. Taste is fantastic to match aroma - musky and malty. Great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1041) - California, USA - FEB 17, 2015
500ml bottle pours a pale brown color without much head. Nice mild hop bitterness that is smooth through the whole taste.

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