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


on tap

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RATINGS: 309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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

   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 itís 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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1694) - WALES - SEP 14, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MyLittleTown (7) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014 does not count
A very fine bitter. Somewhat sharper on the palate than many traditional Yorkshire bitters, and with a good lasting finish. Pleasing caramel colour. One to seek out.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AlbionOakley (31) - Poulton, Lancashire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
Amber colour, nice balanced flavour. Starts of with sweet caramel flavour and has a slightly bitter finish. Very nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2539) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Cask, orange pour, white head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, some fruit, awesome.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (8214) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Cask @ The Star, Haywards Heath. Clear light orange color, small beige head. Smell and taste malts, caramalts, bitter, a hint of apple somehow. Average body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (4064) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2014
On tap at a pub in Eastbourne. Very smooth and mild one with nice balance. Some torf, nuts, hops and malt in the mix. Very easy drinkable and very quaffy. High quality beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (4064) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2014
Cask in Eastbourne @Matello Inn. Pours out in a deep amber-brown colour with smooth head and medium body. Aroma of malt and barley. Taste of mild hops, wheat, barley, nuts, caramel, light torf and malt. Smooth and nice to drink, enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (293) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Cask at the Albion, Epsom. Pours golden with a thin white head. Biscuit malt aroma. Bitter finish. Great session beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
RichMill (1) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 23, 2014 does not count
An excellent all round British bitter beer, a mainstay of Northern Ale. Sip or Session!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1511) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
Cask, Eaten by Monsters, Carlisle. I was surprised that this hadnít been rated much earlier, but there ya go. Sometimes you forget just how good a ístandardí English beer can be. In these days of US & NZ hop overloads (which are mighty fine), sometimes the right combination of English fuggles and goldings can produce a classic. Landlord is such a beer. Beautiful amber colour, bready and malty, with plenty of biscuit. A nice tangy finish, which is very moreish and when itís in as good a condition as this pint was, I could happily drink it all night.

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