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Landlord Pale Ale - Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

308 Ratings
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 63
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 08-18-2002)
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Photo of Treyliff
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle, poured into an imperial pint glass

A- pours a dark golden amber color with a small foamy white head that retains nicely long after the pour, leaving some short lasting lace behind

S- subtle but complex floral and fruity hop aromas up front, underlying malt gives aromas of biscuit and caramel, with notes of bread and toasted nuts. It finishes woodsy with an herbal tea aroma, quite complex

T- big malty bill up front with highlights of caramel and toasted bread crust, there's a nice nuttiness that kicks in mid-palate with some earthy tobacco and herbal tea, fruity and floral hop bitterness on a dry finish

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a crisp finish

O- by far the best English Pale that I've had, nice balance of bready caramel malt with herbal and floral hop, I can see why this is considered the standard

Treyliff, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of magpieken
3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle. BB Jan 15. Pours a pale amber colour with a pillowy off-white head which persisted. Restrained aroma of honey, fruity hops and sweet, caramel malt. Light sweetness at the start gives way to a mineral, light to medium bitter finish. Light to medium body. Nicely balanced and very easy drinking.

magpieken, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of Mtchl
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Mtchl, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of xhuang61
3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

xhuang61, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of RichardMNixon
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

RichardMNixon, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

DaftCaskBC, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of tbryan5
4/5  rDev -2.7%

tbryan5, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of rollom
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

rollom, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of pkalix
4/5  rDev -2.7%

pkalix, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of DefenCorps
4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Been a long time coming.

A clear copper with a dense, white head with excellent retention and gorgeous lacing, this looks spectacular. The nose is awesome. A beautiful , bready, caramel, toffee note with burnt sugar, butterscotch, honey, minty hops, a little bit of earthy hops, this is fabulous stuff. The palate opens with a wonderful balance of flavors. A prominent bitterness, fresh, earthy, mildly minty and mildly resiny is coupled with a melange of malt flavors. Toffee, butterscotch, burnt sugar, honey, and a little cotton candy are all present. Drying and bitter on the finish, there's a lingering earthy bitterness that's spectacular. Medium light in body with moderate carbonation, a little higher than ideal, this beer feels great on the palate. A truly spectacular beer, I hope I get to try it fresh and on cask someday. Comes with highest recommendations.

DefenCorps, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of Flavorhound
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Flavorhound, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of Marco_Gtz
3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

Marco_Gtz, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of psm90
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

psm90, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of magictacosinus
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

magictacosinus, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of PA-Michigander
2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

PA-Michigander, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of damndirtyape
3.78/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

English pint bottle (date stamp L2306 08:41) poured into a Tulip Stout glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy copper. Thin off white head with some islands of lacing which eventually all died back to nothing by the end of the glass.

Smell: Floral, light metallic note, herbal/leafy hops.

Taste: Tea-like English bitter hops, nutty, hint of butter, hint of citrus and bergamot in the hops as well as the beer approaches room temp.

Mouthfeel: Light carbonation with some definite spiciness on the tongue that isn't carbonation. Just slightly thicker than water.

Overall / Drinkability: I suspect this beer would be far better on cask and fresh. I suspect it is past its prime by the time I got to it. Still, a full flavor English Pale Ale which I suspect would be amazing on cask. One bottle though in this case is enough for me. Went well enough with food (BLT, salad) but otherwise I view the overall experience as just ok. Drinkability was such that I finished it, but I'm not wanting another.

damndirtyape, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of Wobbly
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Wobbly, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of rmehughes
4/5  rDev -2.7%

rmehughes, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of Slatetank
4.44/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a 500ml bottle enjoyed chilled in a half pint glass.

The color is golden amber with gently hazed honey-like look and very thick frothy light beige cream fine bead and good retention throughout.
The smell has a lot of aroma from gentle herble hops with yeast that has light pear and sweet malt with mild caramel aroma and slight mineral accent from the yeast with a nice spice ester to augment.
The feel is light with malt up front and slight diacetyl smooths the gentle spice and medium high carbonation with a moderate amount of bitterness with semi-dry light sweet finish.

The taste is malt influenced with light sweetness and breadiness that leads to light herbal flavor from hops with light apple and pear from the yeast in the middle with hops that have a spiciness which accents the breadiness from the yeast and malt. The malt flavor also has a mild amount of caramel which blends well with the fruitiness in the yeast and contributes a slight sweet taste after the swallow. Overall I loved this -probably the best in this style of English Pale I have taste. I like the complexity for such a small beer -drinkability and worth repeated tastes, excellent flavor which is good for being a bottled English Pale.

Slatetank, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of SteveTheDog
2.5/5  rDev -39.2%

SteveTheDog, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of endless1408
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

endless1408, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the bottle marked L2306-09:25. Sampled on May 31, 2014.

The pour is light copper-amber with a very slight haze leading up to a robust off-white head that eventually fades down to a ring. Good lacing as it fades.

Bitters are such a UK phenom and maybe it is the water but they are very distinctive as far as I am concerned. This one fits the aromatic bill with its toasted malts, UK sugar sweetness, and clean yet subtle hop bite.

Light to medium texture but smooth.

The taste is unique to Britain. I feel like saying "Jolly good" as I sip this one down. Good sweet malt character, sweetness, and a mild bitterness to end. Enjoyable.

puboflyons, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Latarnik, May 30, 2014
Photo of Pens1967
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Pens1967, May 22, 2014
Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3/5  rDev -27%

Mikeluzzjr, May 19, 2014
Landlord Pale Ale from Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited
92 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.