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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 537   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.


ngeunit1's rating

4
   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.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JimboJones10001 (25) - - JAN 26, 2016
honey dancing velvet cascade of nectar soars past wisp of foam. Touch of bitterness in flavour balanced by sweetness. Good mouthfeel. Sweetness gets a bit much by end of bottle though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (953) - HUNGARY - JAN 22, 2016
0.5l bottle. Deep golden/orange body, white head. Aroma of bread, caramel abd floral hops. Taste of bread, grains, caramel and a nice amount of floral hops. Quite bitter and effervescent. Nice.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lebo88 (211) - POLAND - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle 500 ml. Mdly smak bittera, ta slodowosc mnie nie przekonuje, chyba po prostu czas odpu?ci? sobie ten gatunek.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
reli (5) - - JAN 11, 2016 does not count
Earthy, floral in aroma. Caramel notes in taste and a lot od British hops. Delicate astrigency, quite crisp. Good, session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wxman (1658) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Pours a clear orange with a full rocky off white head. Grass and floral aroma. Taste is sweet pale malt, caramel, grassy grain, and mild hop bitterness. Good traditional, English session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (5281) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 31, 2015
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foamy finely sized off-white colored bubbles that were very long lasting and left behind a strongly carbonated transparent dark orange colored body and a thick foamy lacing. The mild aroma was musty and mild wheat. The thick mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a lingering aftertaste. The nice flavor contained notes of bitter mild rye mild wheat and bread dough. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tjdrewry (3) - Willimantic, Connecticut, USA - DEC 19, 2015 does not count
Doesn’t assault the palate the way some of my favorite beers do, but the quality of the craft here-beginning with the selection of ingredients-makes this a special beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (3247) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2015
500ml bottle from Sainsburys, as part of my phase of revisiting classic English ales. Pours amber. Nice peppery hops, light earthy malts. Standard old school pale, but rather uninspiring.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (2769) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Very nice. Aroma is toffee, grain, fresh ale, malt. Flavor is a splendid blend of the nose qualities, bitter, sweet, tang, burnt sugar. Fairly long finish with the burnt sugar and bitter. Even with this abv, still a little warmth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (1037) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle, shared. Clear darkish amber, brief off-white head. Earthy, caramelly, fruity aroma. Sweet fruity flavour and full mouthfeel with mellow-prickly carbonation. Almost sticky sweet, but pleasantly so. Excellent balance, excellent drinkability. Very nice!


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