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

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RATINGS: 581   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.

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2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hop_Hedonist (557) - Perth, - MAR 27, 2014
Boring - no impact - low malt (which I prefer) but no hit of hops to perk it up - watery and kinda tasteless. English bitter. Meh.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FireGlider (543) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 23, 2017
Clear orange color with small white head. Grain aroma with bitter taste that smoothly transits to sweet caramel aroma in aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1415) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - APR 21, 2017
Bottle 50 cl. Amber, cloudy with a medium offwhite head. Sweet malt, hops and caramel. Light bitter with a dry hops and corn end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13808) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 7, 2017
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Light bitter flavor. Average light bitter finish. Oily palate. Not as good as expected.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nephirem (436) - CROATIA - APR 1, 2017
Bottle, 0.5l. Clear copper pour with two finger soapy off-white head, quickly diminishing. Nice lacing. Subtle nose, slightly herbal, a bit woody, touch of hops... Mandarins? Nice. Thin to medium body, average carbonation. Smooth on the tongue. Taste is subtly bitter and very refreshing. Aroma of herbs and earthy hops. Very nice mouthfeel, subtle but rich at the same time. Chamomile. Tea leaves. Subtle malty character. Slightly peppery. Finish is long and dry, a bit bitter with some woody notes. Overall, quite tasty. Light and easy drinking, but perfectly balanced and rich. Very good brew, refreshing and easy drinking.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (7655) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 22, 2017
Bottled 500ml. -from Hollywood Cafe Karlovac. Clear amber coloured, small white to off-white head, mild herbal hoppy nose. Sweetish malty, light caramel, notes of herbal hops and toffee with pretty dry finish. Nothing more nothing less than ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
martpez (171) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2017
Taste in the bottle is less rounded. Its dryer and sharper with no freash fruity hops comming through. Still a lovely bitter

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thejackpacker (327) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2017
Bottle from waitrose. A very decent bitter with a strong bitterness. Has some lovely citrusy, hoppy flavours.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RobeerBumA (5) - NEW ZEALAND - FEB 28, 2017 does not count
This is a seminal model for other Pale Ales to follow.It has that Flinty Burton Water character,its very drinkable indeed.Golden Promise is a rarely used Malt these days because of expense and other factors,which are another story.But boy does it make this,in conjunction with the Burtony and classic Hops,one gigantic master of a low Alcohol Beer (but not weak by any measure).It hath Hay,Nuts and Toast sure,a bit Floral and Citrus yes,a little of the barnyard and rotten eggs yes,yes perfect.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1707) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 8, 2017
Clear, golden colored, medium- off white head. Aroma is of malt, biscuit, fruity and grassy notes. Taste is medium- sweet malt, biscuit, bit caramel and toffee, bit fruity, some butter, herbal grassy notes, medium- bitterness, dryish. Medium- bodied, soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (1212) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 2, 2017
500ml bottle into pint glass. Pours bronze with a big cap of white froth on top. Aroma of caramel toffees and dark fruit. Medium carbonation. In the mouth it is zingy and lightly bitter. Finish is long with emerging fruit and long hoppy bitterness. Great bitter, beautifully balanced.


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