overall
88
100
style
Brewed by Timothy Taylor
Style: Bitter
Keighley, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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.

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3.3
Itstasty (98) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2017
Cask @ The Barnes Wallis, Howden, East Yorkshire. Classic bitter, off white head, clear light brown body, easy drinking. Balance of both hops and malt without any great distinctive overwhelming flavour. But not bland in anyway.

3.2
dchad56 (500) - - JUL 5, 2017
Good white head - dissipates to froth on sides. Golden amber appearance. Only a small aroma. Good mouthfeel - pleasant tasting, easy drinking.

3.1
FLBH (32) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2017
Cask at the Atlas, Fulham. Clear amber with a creamy dissipating head. Aroma is classic malty beer and taste is a good English bitter. Not a style I would ever choose, but if I had to, I’d have this one!

3.7
tmdaines (76) - Stretford, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2017
Classic bitter aroma. Pretty in the glass with that creamy white head and perfectly still golden body. Very smooth and refreshing to start, before bitter notes and sweeter ones fight it out. Creamy finish with a lingering bitterness. Quite impressive and up there with the best bitters I’ve had.

3.3
Dal9000 (633) - Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2017
Pulled not poured. Golden yellow with little carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel. Earthy ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.3
beer_head (45) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2017
Cask, Mariners Great Yarmouth. Golden amber appearance with fast fading thin white head. Aroma of biscuit, bread and malts. Taste of biscuit, some light citrus flavours with a slightly bitter aftertaste. It’s okay, drinkable but nothing remarkable.

3.8
thepatrickman (1347) - Jevington, East Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2017
From many pubs over many years. This is one of the UK’s great cask beers, and it’s good enough that I’ll often choose a pint of it over an un-rated cask beer when I’m in a pub. It stays true to style, with a light sweetness, moderate bitterness, and a gentle mouthfeel, but the combination of the "toast and biscuits" flavor from the Golden Promise malt and the Styrian Golding hops elevate this to a world-class level Bitter. Excellent stuff.

3.3
mzaar (3463) - Varberg, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2017
Ljust bärnstensfärgad med ett rikligt lätt smutsat skum. Dofter av karamell och frukt. Smakinslag av karamell, blomster, malt och nöt. Mjuk och rund munkänsla.

3.1
Rasmus40 (20645) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2017
Cask @ Fat Cat, Norwich. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 180217

2.9
Camons (12449) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2017
Cask @ Fat Cat, Norwich. Pours golden with an offwhite head. Aorma of malt, light caramel, light floral and grassy hops. Flavor is light sweet, malt, grassy and flowers. Medium body, soft carbonation. 180217


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