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: 358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   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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3.4
ruigo (3088) - PORTUGAL - MAY 22, 2016
Cask at Dog & Gun Inn, Oxenhope. Clear amber colour with a nice white head. Citrus, dry fruits and malty aroma. Taste is bittersweet with biscuit and hoppy notes. Overall, nice beer.

3.1
triskaideka (369) - Killarney, IRELAND - MAY 16, 2016
Cask at Brownswood Tavern N5. Lightish amber with an off-white head. Aroma - malt, caramel, floral; Taste: biscuit, caramel, floral. Nice enough.

3.5
digitalviking (99) - - MAY 12, 2016
Fresh round malt aroma, with a bit more bitter hop bite than some of the others I have tried in this style. Quite nice.

3.2
BeerViking (4998) - 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
Towey1989 (3167) - 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
minutemat (5944) - 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 doesn’t quite hit the high notes by modern standards.

2.5
mabuzzer (899) - 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
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
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
RichTheVillan (8160) - 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.


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