Cast your mind back to the first ever pint of Landlord from West Yorkshire brewery Timothy Taylor’s.
What was it like?
I’m sure there’s not a beer drinker out there who hasn’t experienced the delightful tingle of a cask conditioned pint tingling on the tongue with zety notes, a thick creamy head; the unique taste pulled together from the Knowle Spring well; Simpson’s Golden Promise malt; zesty and grassy notes from Fuggles and Goldings hops; and the a yeast strain that compliments all these flavours with a bready, nutty taste of its own.
First introduced in 1952, the beer has gone on to be Champion Beer of Britain and Brewing Industry International Award winners over 25 times, and that’s just between the 1980’s to date. What makes Landlord so prestigious is their attention to detail and quality assurance; not just in the brewhouse but running throughout the entire business and brand.
To find out more about one of Britain’s most loved and respected family brewers, we sat down with Chief Executive Tim Dewey and Head Brewer Andy Leman to chat about the history of the brewery and Landlord, what makes their brewery process and beers unique, where they see British pubs and cask beer heading over the coming years, and some of the challenges that a brewer such as Timothy Taylor’s face in today’s market.
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Today’s episode of the Hop Forward podcast has been brought to you by Simpsons Malt, the UK’s independent Home of Good Malt.
Founded in 1862, Simpsons Malt is a fifth-generation family-owned business which has a passion for making malts with taste, flavour and consistently high quality with the world’s best brewers and distillers in mind, helping them to craft the finest beers and whiskies.
From grain to glass, the company’s malts are certified and fully traceable, produced only from certified seed of the finest UK two-row barley that have been procured by the company’s agricultural trading division, McCreath Simpson & Prentice, which has farming partners across England and Scotland. After more than 155 years in business, Simpsons Malt continues to invest in state-of-the-art equipment at its two maltings in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland and Tivetshall St Margaret, Norfolk.
This constant innovation and drive to improve processes ensures the consistent production of malts with character. For more information on Simpsons Malt, visit simpsonsmalt.co.uk.
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