Landlord Pale Ale | Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited

Landlord Pale AleLandlord Pale Ale
BA SCORE
85.4%
Liked This Beer
4.09 w/ 459 ratings
Landlord Pale AleLandlord Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited
England, United Kingdom
timothy-taylor.co.uk

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Landlord is the classic pale ale, traditionally brewed using the finest Golden Promise malted barley, whole leaf hops and pure Knowle Spring Water.

Landlord is a full flavoured pale ale with a complex and hoppy aroma.

Landlord has won more major awards than any other beer, including 4 times as CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain.

Landlord is a beer best drunk between 11C and 13C.

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 08-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,433
Reviews:
214
Ratings:
459
Liked:
392
Avg:
4.09/5
pDev:
10.02%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
106
Gots:
56
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 459 |  Reviews: 214
Photo of hopsputin
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: dark amber color. had on cask so no head as i drink

s: caramel, strawberry, and a touch of noble-like hops

t: just like the aroma. Caramel and a nice smooth (but faint) earthy hop taste

m: light mouthfeel, no carbonation (had on cask)

o: solid and sessionable. light, but has a nice flavor to it

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Photo of JTuomi
3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Charliethebrit
4.87/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I ama bit spoilt. I have had this straight out of the barrel in Yorkshire. I was in a pub there, ran by one of the best landlords in Britain (no pun intended). All of a sudden he said "ay lads, there is a new barrel of Landlord on". has a was a mad rush for the bar, I mean everyone.
Just like straight out of the barrel version, the bottled does not have much head. It is hazy, which is great, as too many other breweries over filter and take out all the goodness. Not much nose. It does have a slight caramel hint and the hops are very English, kind of subtle. So this is an easy drinking pale ale, reminds me of the real thing (barrel), but still outstanding and refreshing any time.

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Photo of ColSanders123
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
3/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From elcervecero. In Ikea's pint glass. Watching Game of Thrones 7x02. Odd profile that I havent enjoyed much but neither disliked. Dry, earthy and mineral. Well adjusted bitterness but with neutral flavor hops

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Casey_L
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of grue_soda
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.81/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clean gold color with not much activity. Creamy beige 2 finger head, lasting around 5-10 minutes, with moderate legs. Flavors of walnuts, butterscotch, toffee, ginger, nutmeg, sweet grains and herbal hops. Slick and smooth full body with prickly and crispy carbonation. Medium to strong strength finish, nice biscuity feel, sharp barley and bread, ending with some leafy spices. A rich pale ale with lots of personality, good freshness and accessibility. Great maillard effect of caramel, highly sugary but quite thick on the tongue, so the balance is pretty fine. Feels English all the way, though I had better American Pale Ales, let's say it's not that hard to beat. Still highly enjoyable, this is a high quality craft.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It pours copper-like and with a big head, somewhat uncharacteristically for a British ale. The aroma is metallic and with some suggestions of flowers, but also a lot of toffee. The flavor is bitter upfront followed by some balancing sweetness that reminds of candied apples. Very little carbonation.

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Photo of chicagoish
3.62/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of phishgator
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a 500 ML bottle. Poured a nice pale color and decent white foamy head. The carbonation was solid and the earthy hops came through. There was a dryness that I would say was probably from the hops as well. A well balanced and made english style pale ale.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an English pint glass, the appearance was a burnt orange/copper color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that slid off fairly quick. Stringy soapy lace. The aroma had some estery sweet floral hops over top of buttered biscuits, somewhat cracker-like/touch of herbal. The flavor was moderately sweet pulling the malts in front to even the keel of the overall taste surrounding the hops. Aftertaste was quaint, somewhat malty, buttery and soapy. Finish was quick and malty. The palate was between light and medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt low but expected. ABV felt good. Overall, pretty good bitter with the diacetyl controlled enough to not be distracting. Probably be a good one for Americans to give a shit before delving into the world of Bitters.

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Photo of lhwjanssen
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bluejacket74
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a mostly clear copper color with about an inch off-white head that stuck around for a while. There's also a lot of lacing. The brew smells like dried fruit, candied oranges, caramel, and earthiness. Taste is similar to the aroma, but there's also some floralness and bready malt flavors. Nice lingering bitter finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's smooth and easy to drink with a good amount of carbonation. I think Landlord is a good, easy drinking English Pale Ale. I'd like to try this again in the future, definitely worth picking up. I liked it! $5.39 a bottle.

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Photo of PorterPro125
4.43/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type: 500 mL Bottle (Best Before Jan. 2018)

L- Pours a beautiful copper coloured liquid topped by a 1/2 finger lumpy white head. Good retention. Lots of sticky lacing.

S- Sweet, bready malts and a nice, solid hop bite (cascade, I believe?).

T- Slightly sweet malts accompanied by a nice earthy and citrus hop presence. I'm also getting a hint of apple every now and then.

F- Silky medium body and low-ish carbonation. The perfect balance for a fine English Pale Ale.

O- I've had a ton of English Pale Ale's in my years of drinking beer, but never one that was actually from England; Timothy Taylor's Landlord changed all of that. The way everything comes together in this brew is just exceptional: The appearance is gorgeous, the aromas and flavours are simple yet punchy, and the beer itself is ultra drinkable (some might even say sessionable). If you can get it in your area, do yourself a favour a pick up a couple bottles!

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Photo of Macamah
4.36/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jcubz
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phishagonia
4.29/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Momon
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lk42
3.53/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrMullet
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a copper/amber.
Smell is sweet malt and biscuit.
Taste is mildly sweet malt, followed by a bit of bitter citrus.
Smooth and balanced.
Classic English Pale Ale.

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Photo of cwkash
3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lonborgski
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Clear deep copper gold--not pale.
Aroma of malt followed by hops--raisin toast.
Taste is well balanced, slightly bitter toasty fruit.
Nice tangy mouthfeel, but drinkable.
Overall a very good English pale ale.

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Landlord Pale Ale from Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited
Beer rating: 85.4% out of 100 with 459 ratings
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