Timothy Taylor’s Landlord – Knowle Spring Brewery (Keighley, England)

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Timothy Taylor’s Landlord – Knowle Spring Brewery, 4.1% ABV – 500ml., (Keighley, England)

on the back label:

“Landlord is the classic pale ale, brewed in the traditional way from Knowle Spring water, using on the finest Golden Promise malted barley and best possible leaf hops. This full-flavoured brew has won many awards, both at Brewers Exhibitions and Great British Beer Festivals.”

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  • Style: Bitters
  • Taste: crisp malty citrus hopped bitter
  • Where I got it : BC Liquor Stores
  • How much: $4 – 500ml., November 2014
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: no

Visual: Pours clear medium orange with a decent creamy head, a small layer of retention, sticky lacing, several clustered fast streams.

Nose: hops, sweet toffee malts (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: smooth, light fizzy, soft crispness

Mid-palate: (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) toffee, light roast, clean grainy barley malt, grassy, orange, light metallic

Finish: mild citrus-soft bitter hops, lingering bitter hopped finish.

Summary: A clean, easy-going, sippable yet well-bodied brew. Not outstanding but decent.