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

bottled
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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


dwissm1's rating

3.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwissm1 (22) - Maryland, USA - MAR 23, 2011
I dont like English ale at all... but I like this one. Like all English ales, it stinks when it’s poured and its flat. It tastes darn good though! A lot of ales try to be this good. The local pub had it all the time and it was fresh and good and I never had a bad glass. I cant say that for most english ales I had. Its a nice hearty pint of GOOD ALE!


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TedE (301) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2015
Pint on tap. Spicy hop nose. Honey coloured beer with pale thin head. Spicy rich taste followed by toffee notes and spicy hop finish. Delicious!

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jenner707 (7) - DENMARK - MAR 24, 2015 does not count
A lightbrown beer with white top. The taste is sweet with lot of hop and malt and hints of grass and lemon shreds.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (5351) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Cask at the Shore. Pours golden yellow, light and fruity, slight butter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1313) - Koper, SLOVENIA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap, half pint at The Argyll Arms, London. Clear deep golden color with thick creamy white head and soft visible carbonation. Aroma of grassy and floral hops, caramel and toffee. Taste starts with light sweet caramel malt and nutty note, following is refreshing fruity and grassy with moderate bitter finish. Medium body, oily texture and soft carbonation in palate. Oh lord, incredibly smooth and easy drinking bitter...

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mjp12 (573) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2014
Decent, refreshing session type bitter, with enough hops to make it very easy drinking.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
downside_up (13) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 13, 2014
A really amazing ale. Full of hop and malt flavours that leave you wanting more. An amazing session beer that can be drunk from sunrise until sunrise.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brewfoolery (28) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arek (428) - 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.

4.3
   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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1688) - Linköping, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2014
Overall: Grass, apple peel, lemon shreds.
Note: Cask at The White Swan. Reviewed 2014-10-03.


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