overall
89
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: 366   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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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (4460) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Cask at the Cock & Lion, light brown with a thin head, malty nose with hints of citrus and toffee, dry-sweet and bitter, hints of earth and wood.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (2252) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2016
Cask at The Mitre, Manchester. A clear amber colour with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel, some toasted malts, slight biscuit and subtle earthy hops. Taste of toasted malts, some biscuit, slight caramel, a little yeast and subtle earthy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dryish, toasted malt bitterness in the finish. A basic, safe bitter. Nothing wrong with it, just better beers out there.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (4930) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2016
Cask @ The Three Fishes, Shrewsbury. Pours clear amber. Aroma is light, bready. Taste is perfectly fine, slightly bready, creamy. Inoffensive cask ale that doesnt quite hit the high notes by modern standards.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mabuzzer (687) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Cask in Blur Pig, Grantham. Golden, hazy with a thin white head. Slightly off aroma, taste is pleasant, fairly standard bitter, but nothing special. Might be past its best? One to try again...

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nick_GP (2) - - DEC 28, 2015 does not count
One of the truly great draft bitters. Perfect balance of hops and malt. Creamy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yearofbeers (36) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Pours clear light amber. Toasty, biscuit malts and hop spice. Nicely balanced , sweet dry fruits and hop spice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (7350) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Cask at Brasshouse; clear amber pour with a big creamy white head, aroma has light citrus some robust malts and red fruits, taste has rich malts, red berries, nice creamy mouthfeel, bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martpez (135) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2015
Tastes of caramel and old mans pubs. But when fresh has some classic dried hops to it. Decent bitter but nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (23024) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 21, 2015
Cask at the George and Dragon in Chichester, at the recommendation of locals who praised the condition of Landlord on these premises. Clear golden amber color, white head. Aroma of caramel and light fruit. Taste is lightly bitter caramel, light body. Easy drinking but uninspiring.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2778) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
@ The Rising Sun Berko. Pours a lightish amber with hints of haze and a small light tan head. The smell is toasted malt, biscuit, a bit earthy. The taste is toasted malt, biscuit ending with grassy dry hops. The body is light+ withmild/fine carbonation.


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