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


on tap

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RATINGS: 556   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
foolberry (56) - New Malden, Surrey, - DEC 13, 2012
Maybe it’s a Yorkshire thing - but this is exactly how I think bitter should be. Aroma is subtle but hoppy. Taste is clean, balanced. Mouthfeel is fantastic - exactly right, perfect carbonation, slightly oily. This beer is everything in moderation. Unflashy, and maybe old fashioned, but drinkable. Also the bottle is cool.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sarauckelman (383) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2016
Dark amber with scummy head. Aroma of stale popcorn/puffed wheat cereal. Short-bodied and grainy. Smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sinfull (1402) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 12, 2016
Amber color . Big , white head. Aroma of malt , fruits, skunk and minerals. Malty taste with distinguished bitterness at the end. English hops are notable . Decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FearBeoir (2) - - JUN 26, 2016 does not count
Light but attractive hop aroma . Attractive amber colour and a good robust foam . Taste is clean with a nice amount of bitterness and hoppiness , the malt element is equally clean but not as layered as I had hoped for (reading the label) Still, at just over 4% ABV its very pleasant -would love to try the cask!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryecatcher (1336) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 5, 2016
500mL bottle. Pours an ever so slightly hazy, deep golden color, big rocky white head with unbelievable retention and lace. Nose is bready malt, minerals, faint skunk (which kind of fades as it opens up) Mouth is medium bodied, malt forward, mild sweetness with a decent balancing bitterness, grass, malt, toast. Not the best bitter I’ve had, but decent. I’d prefer to have this in Blighty, from a cask, which is likely a completely different experience.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ekstedt (6489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle (50 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear amber, medium white head. Bready malt, fruity notes, floral hops. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry to dry, medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyobon (1269) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2016
(Bottle) Pours slightly hazy golden amber with big dense white head. Pleasant subtle fresh hoppy aroma - hints of grass, tea, seaweed and citrus. Light bodied with plentiful pleasant carbonation. Well balanced taste with soft malt at the start and hops coming in over the top. The cask version of this was one of my favorite beers when I lived in England. Don’t think I tried the bottled version. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cjennings1987 (47) - harwich, Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle bought from the local coop. What you would expect from a commercial bottled beer. Simple taste that fails to stand out. Very drinkable though and can imagine drinking a few bottles quite easily.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
myxy (23) - Hajdúnánás, - MAY 5, 2016
Lightbrown color with frothy, long-term, white head. Fruiti smell and taste with low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leini (1793) - SWEDEN - APR 28, 2016
500ml bottle. Amber/copper body with a low white head. Earth, caramel, herbs. Low/medium co2.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nybol (1374) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2016
Fået den som cask ale, dvs. uden ret megen kulsyre og halvlunken, så smagen fejler ikke noget, der er nok af den. Den er sødlig, der hurtigt går over i en meget bitterhumlet smag, som bliver ved i eftersmagen. Den blev serveret af en køn bartender (dame!), så denne øl må siges at være, ale as is ment to be.

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