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


on tap

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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask: Regular.
Ingredients: Golden Promise malt; Styrian Goldings, Goldings and Fuggles hops; Oldham Brewery yeast.
First brewed in 1952 as a bottled beer called Competition Ale. Transferred to the cask as Landlord in 1953.
CAMRA Supreme Champion 1982; 1983; 1994 and 1999.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brewfoolery (34) - California, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Pulled a half pint at the White Horse. Honey golden clear ale with substantial white foamy head that persists. Clean lemon aroma hints on top of rich clean malt. Little persistence in the mouthfeel that allows a quick sip to follow. Bitterness persists with slight hop sweetness on the back of the tongue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arek (632) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Cask 1/2 pint, Jolly Sailor, Poole, England, UK. Złote piwo o cienkiej pianie i łagodnym, chmielowym aromacie. W smaku cytrusowe z wyrazistą, chmielową goryczką na finiszu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
STJUDE (4) - ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014 does not count
Classic English beer , lovely grassy caramel,bread hay taste,fantastic beer could drink this all night, hard to find anything better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1900) - Linköping, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2014
Overall: Grass, apple peel, lemon shreds.
Note: Cask at The White Swan. Reviewed 2014-10-03.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sjohnh (513) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Smooth, well balanced and flavoursome beer. Amber coloured, with a good head and lacing. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Sweet toffee malts and some citrus zest, perfectly offset by the bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JimmyBoy74 (443) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2014
Pint i London. Antagligen en av de bättre pinterna i London av dumma av recensionerna.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tarosama (79) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2014
Cask @ The Black Bull in Blaydon. Served in clean Timothy Taylor Pint Glass, Perfect temperature, head size/retention, sweet flavour, subtle bitter finish. Truly awesome. I could drink it all night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1480) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Cask, on this occasion in the Black Cat, Chesham. Bright golden amber colour. Solid malty base, lovely hop attack, marmelade, spicy, slightly earthy, not overpowering, moreish bitter. Hops pull through the house yeast flavour, which seems to need the hops, I don’t like say the Golden Best anywhere near as much. One of those beers that no longer tastes as outlandishly flavourful given the increased bitterness and hop quotients used in more recent times, but still retains excellent balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2222) - Ghent, BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2014
Cask @ Foxton’s restaurant, Berwick. Orange/amber colour, white foam. Creamy foam. Medium carbonation. Very well balanced bitter. Aroma of caramel, grapefruit and hops. Light sweet with light bitter finish. Good!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3839) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2014

Sep 2014 - Cask at the Dove, Hackney. Hazy dark amber / orange, still, decent off-white head leaves some thick lacing. Aroma is sweet toffee, some light citrus. Body is medium, light carbonation, smooth. Taste is smooth toffee malt, semisweet malts are more prominent than hop character, very soft bitterness. A classic, but too malt-heavy for my taste. (3.2)

Nov 2014 - Cask at the Talbot, Dalston. Hazy orange, still, small white head, some thick lacing. Aroma is light malts. Body is medium to light, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is biscuity malt, tangy, soft bitterness. On slightly better form than last time. A dependable bitter. (3.3)

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