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Timothy Taylor Golden Best

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Black BullHaworth, West Yorkshire01 Mar 2022
The Fleece InnHaworth, West Yorkshire01 Mar 2022
Boltmakers ArmsKeighley, West Yorkshire01 Mar 2022
The Red HerringGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk03 Sep 2021
The WoodmanRuislip, Greater London24 Sep 2019
The Bricklayer's ArmsPutney, Greater London26 Dec 2018
Wine VaultsRuthin, Denbighshire10 Nov 2018
The Lemon TreeCharing Cross, Central London10 Feb 2018
York TapYork, North Yorkshire07 Jul 2017
Burlington ArmsKeighley, West Yorkshire26 Apr 2017
Beech InnChorlton, Greater Manchester17 Apr 2017
King's HeadHuddersfield, West Yorkshire15 Apr 2017
Stafford ArmsCleckheaton, West Yorkshire13 Apr 2017
Woolpack HotelTenterden, Kent08 Feb 2017
Brown CowKeighley, West Yorkshire18 Aug 2016
The QuaysDarlington, Durham14 Nov 2015
Horse & GroomBasford, Nottinghamshire29 Oct 2015
Fighting CockBradford, West Yorkshire19 Oct 2015
The Station InnWhitby, North Yorkshire15 Sep 2015
Ye Olde Black BoyKingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire14 Sep 2015
White HorseChilham, Kent12 Sep 2015
Blacksmiths ArmsWillesborough, Kent07 Aug 2015
Railway HotelHalifax, West Yorkshire02 Jul 2015
Ye Olde Whyte SwanneLouth, Lincolnshire17 Jun 2015
Rising SunBeltinge, Kent06 Jun 2015
The BellSalhouse, Norfolk06 Jun 2015
The Kings ArmsBorough, Central London27 May 2015
The Top PubBrown Edge, Staffordshire22 Mar 2015
The City ArmsManchester, Greater Manchester27 Jan 2015
First & LastMaidstone, Kent24 Dec 2014
Royal GeorgeEuston, Central London02 Oct 2014
The Great HouseHawkhurst, Kent15 Sep 2014
Kings HeadHethersett, Norfolk12 Sep 2014
Crown (Suddaby's)Malton, North Yorkshire11 Sep 2014
Whitelock's Ale HouseLeeds, West Yorkshire02 Jun 2014
The AlbertKeighley, West Yorkshire27 May 2014
The BeehiveSt Albans, Hertfordshire24 May 2014
Smiths ArmsChester-le-Street, Durham19 Apr 2014
Three KingsClerkenwell, Central London10 Mar 2014
Champion of the ThamesCambridge, Cambridgeshire23 Jan 2014
Six BellsWoodchurch, Kent11 Jan 2014
Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2013Rochford, Essex20 Nov 2013
The Dawnay ArmsNewton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire17 Oct 2013
The Kings ArmsOffham, Kent21 Aug 2013
Tap & SpileMorpeth, Northumberland17 Aug 2013
Brigantes Bar & BrasserieYork, North Yorkshire15 Aug 2013
The StarGodalming, Surrey03 May 2013
Coach & Horses - Bethel StreetNorwich, Norfolk03 May 2013
The Phoenix TavernFaversham, Kent23 Feb 2013
Town Hall TavernLeeds, West Yorkshire12 Jan 2013
The KnottManchester, Greater Manchester27 Dec 2012
Lord RodneyKeighley, West Yorkshire08 Oct 2012
The Plough InnBroomfield, Kent09 Aug 2012
Ye Old Sun InnColton, North Yorkshire22 Jun 2012
The Druids ArmsMaidstone, Kent29 May 2012
West Riding Licensed Refreshment RoomsDewsbury, West Yorkshire08 Apr 2012
The Three CrownsBushey, Hertfordshire08 Apr 2012
The DolphinCanterbury, Kent07 Apr 2012
Fanny's AlehouseShipley, West Yorkshire24 Feb 2012
The ChequersFarningham, Kent14 Jan 2012
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent07 Dec 2011
The Victoria (formerly Tap and Spile)North Shields, Tyne and Wear17 Jul 2011
Lord NelsonNether Poppleton, North Yorkshire04 Jul 2011
Station InnRibblehead, North Yorkshire01 Jul 2011
Brown CowBingley, West Yorkshire01 Jul 2011
Old BlackfriarsAberdeen, Aberdeenshire11 May 2011
The SwanMaidstone, Kent07 Mar 2011
Black Horse HotelGiggleswick, North Yorkshire01 Dec 2010
The Marine HotelStonehaven, Aberdeenshire22 Jun 2010
The Argyll ArmsSoho, Central London11 May 2010
The Star InnHuddersfield, West Yorkshire01 May 2010
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London03 Nov 2009
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent29 Aug 2009
The Old UnicornLeeds, West Yorkshire25 Jun 2009
The Fox InnCorfe Castle, Dorset24 Oct 2007

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

The Black Bull, Haworth, West Yorkshire

Magnus GreelNot Tried01 Mar 2022

The Fleece Inn, Haworth, West Yorkshire

Magnus GreelExcellent01 Mar 2022 Slight sweet honey notes with a subtle wheaty kick.
Magnus GreelExcellent18 Aug 2016
ChrisENot Tried22 Mar 2014
HSBAcceptable29 Jun 2012
ChrisENot Tried27 Mar 2010
LeighExcellent13 Apr 2009 Similar to Landlord but darker in colour and slightly sweeter, with a more pronounced toffee edge.

Boltmakers Arms, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Magnus GreelNot Tried01 Mar 2022
ChrisENot Tried26 Apr 2017
Magnus GreelNot Tried18 Aug 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried27 May 2014
ChrisENot Tried22 Mar 2014
ChrisEExcellent08 Oct 2012
ChrisEExceptional27 Mar 2010

The Red Herring, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

ChrisEExcellent03 Sep 2021 Top Notch.

The Woodman, Ruislip, Greater London

Magnus GreelNot Tried24 Sep 2019

The Bricklayer's Arms, Putney, Greater London

Jack WilliamNot Tried26 Dec 2018

Wine Vaults, Ruthin, Denbighshire

Magnus GreelExcellent10 Nov 2018 We all opted for this and it didn't disappoint, spot on condition with all the expected TT flavours prevalent.

The Lemon Tree, Charing Cross, Central London

Stephen HarrisGood10 Feb 2018 A malty Golden Ale – a Yorkshire classic that I see rather infrequently these days.

York Tap, York, North Yorkshire

Magnus GreelExcellent07 Jul 2017 A swift half before the 2005 back to KX. I did not have time to make a note of the many other beers available.

Burlington Arms, Keighley, West Yorkshire

ChrisENot Tried26 Apr 2017
ChrisEGood08 Oct 2012
ChrisEGood27 Mar 2010 Served by metered electric pump which is becoming increasingly rare these days. A good refreshing pint.

Beech Inn, Chorlton, Greater Manchester

Stephen HarrisNot Tried17 Apr 2017

King's Head, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried15 Apr 2017
HSBNot Tried02 Jul 2015
IanGood16 Jul 2009 So drinkable, light hop presence, but rest works so well.

Stafford Arms, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried13 Apr 2017

Woolpack Hotel, Tenterden, Kent

Magnus GreelGood08 Feb 2017 Unusual to see this in Kent (genuine remark)
Magnus GreelNot Tried26 Jul 2016
ChrisENot Tried01 Dec 2015
Jack WilliamNot Tried31 May 2015
Jack WilliamGood18 Apr 2015 Bit cold - the flavour developed nicely towards the end.
IanExcellent10 Jan 2015 A sweet cereal simplicity to this beer.
ChrisENot Tried08 Aug 2014
WittendenExcellent31 May 2014 I'd always thought of this as a light mild:seemed more hop forward. Very welcome.
ChrisEGood01 Aug 2012

Brown Cow, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Magnus GreelNot Tried18 Aug 2016
ChrisENot Tried01 Jul 2011
Magnus GreelNot Tried01 Jul 2011

The Quays, Darlington, Durham

Stephen HarrisAcceptable14 Nov 2015 Severely chilled, to the point of blandness.

Horse & Groom, Basford, Nottinghamshire

HSBNot Tried29 Oct 2015

Fighting Cock, Bradford, West Yorkshire

MickNot Tried19 Oct 2015

The Station Inn, Whitby, North Yorkshire

HSBNot Tried15 Sep 2015
McGargleAcceptable15 Sep 2010 Past its best the floral aromas and flavours had been replaced by a harsher edge.

Ye Olde Black Boy, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire

MickNot Tried14 Sep 2015

White Horse, Chilham, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried12 Sep 2015
Jack WilliamGood05 Jun 2015 not much a flavour

Blacksmiths Arms, Willesborough, Kent

ChrisENot Tried07 Aug 2015

Railway Hotel, Halifax, West Yorkshire

HSBNot Tried02 Jul 2015

Ye Olde Whyte Swanne, Louth, Lincolnshire

ChrisEGood17 Jun 2015

Rising Sun, Beltinge, Kent

AndrewNot Tried06 Jun 2015

The Bell, Salhouse, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried06 Jun 2015

The Kings Arms, Borough, Central London

Philip PirripGood27 May 2015 £4.40 pp though
HSBNot Tried21 May 2015

The Top Pub, Brown Edge, Staffordshire

StuNot Tried22 Mar 2015

The City Arms, Manchester, Greater Manchester

HSBNot Tried27 Jan 2015

First & Last, Maidstone, Kent

ChrisENot Tried24 Dec 2014

Royal George, Euston, Central London

Jack WilliamNot Tried02 Oct 2014

The Great House, Hawkhurst, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried15 Sep 2014

Kings Head, Hethersett, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried12 Sep 2014
HSBNot Tried22 Jan 2014
HSBAcceptable05 Jan 2014 I used to like this beer but this example was tasteless.
HSBNot Tried01 Oct 2013
HSBGood14 Aug 2013

Crown (Suddaby's), Malton, North Yorkshire

HSBNot Tried11 Sep 2014

Whitelock's Ale House, Leeds, West Yorkshire

MickNot Tried02 Jun 2014
MickNot Tried10 Mar 2013

The Albert, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Philip PirripGood27 May 2014 Good bitterness for a light mild

The Beehive, St Albans, Hertfordshire

AndrewNot Tried24 May 2014

Smiths Arms, Chester-le-Street, Durham

Nick WillisGood19 Apr 2014 Good session bitter, well kept.

Three Kings, Clerkenwell, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried10 Mar 2014 A rarity in London

Champion of the Thames, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

HSBNot Tried23 Jan 2014

Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

ChrisEExcellent11 Jan 2014
IanGood11 Jan 2014 Would drink this all night

Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2013, Rochford, Essex

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Nov 2013

The Dawnay Arms, Newton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire

WittendenNot Tried17 Oct 2013
WittendenExcellent29 Oct 2011 Good to see something else from this brewery. Clean, refreshing, deep.Good.

The Kings Arms, Offham, Kent

Judy G GarlandNot Tried21 Aug 2013

Tap & Spile, Morpeth, Northumberland

Nick WillisNot Tried17 Aug 2013

Brigantes Bar & Brasserie, York, North Yorkshire

Philip PirripExcellent15 Aug 2013
WittendenNot Tried06 Feb 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Aug 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Aug 2012
Philip PirripExcellent10 May 2012 Finely refreshing. Pump clip accompanied by Try this Mild crown.
Philip PirripExcellent26 Apr 2012 Never sure whether this is a light mild or a Boys' Bitter. Refreshing and traditional flavour. A delight

The Star, Godalming, Surrey

Philip PirripGood03 May 2013 £3.70 pp steep for low gravity ale

Coach & Horses - Bethel Street, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried03 May 2013

The Phoenix Tavern, Faversham, Kent

AndrewGood23 Feb 2013 Weak, slightly syrupy beer.

Town Hall Tavern, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Martin the MildmanExcellent12 Jan 2013 On top form here, low hoppiness and biscuity malt with a hint of fruit in the dryish finish. My score 16/20.
Martin the MildmanGood20 May 2011 Fruity and biscuity light mild with more bitterness than usual. Could be due to it being served a little too cold. My score 15/20.

The Knott, Manchester, Greater Manchester

MickNot Tried27 Dec 2012
davidg83Not Tried21 Oct 2011

Lord Rodney, Keighley, West Yorkshire

ChrisEExcellent08 Oct 2012 In very good condition.

The Plough Inn, Broomfield, Kent

AndrewAcceptable09 Aug 2012 Bit too warm but the condition was good. Drop it 3 degrees and it would probably have been very nice indeed.

Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton, North Yorkshire

WittendenGood22 Jun 2012 Always a pleasure to drink this:comforting,malt driven.A northern Larkins Traditional? Served a bit on the cold side-would have been 4/5.

The Druids Arms, Maidstone, Kent

DosserGood29 May 2012

West Riding Licensed Refreshment Rooms, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Apr 2012

The Three Crowns, Bushey, Hertfordshire

AndrewExcellent08 Apr 2012 Really good condition. Tasted of mottled stewed Sevil oranges

The Dolphin, Canterbury, Kent

Martin the MildmanExcellent07 Apr 2012 Best sample I've had for a long time. Sweet biscuity malt and a low hop rate with a fruity finish. My score 16/20.

Fanny's Alehouse, Shipley, West Yorkshire

Martin the MildmanGood24 Feb 2012 Maybe not the best sample but seems to have lost its edge, some biscuity malt with a dryish finish. My score 15/20.

The Chequers, Farningham, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried14 Jan 2012

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent07 Dec 2011
DosserNot Tried06 Dec 2011

The Victoria (formerly Tap and Spile), North Shields, Tyne and Wear

Flying.geordieExcellent17 Jul 2011

Lord Nelson, Nether Poppleton, North Yorkshire

McGargleExcellent04 Jul 2011 Yeasty on the nose. Excellent biscuit and floral notes in the mouth with smooth malts. A classic light mild in top condition.
McGargleGood08 Feb 2011 A little less fresh. Floral flavours less evident, richer mouthfeel.
McGargleExcellent07 Feb 2011 At its best. Light, floral flavours and smooth light finish.
McGargleExcellent30 Dec 2010 Floral, fruity aromas lead to fresh flowery flavours. Full bodied for its strength this is a classic light mild.

Station Inn, Ribblehead, North Yorkshire

ChrisENot Tried01 Jul 2011
Magnus GreelExcellent01 Jul 2011 Digestive biscuit paired with strong notes of butterscotch

Brown Cow, Bingley, West Yorkshire

ChrisENot Tried01 Jul 2011
Magnus GreelNot Tried01 Jul 2011

Old Blackfriars, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

McGargleNot Tried11 May 2011

The Swan, Maidstone, Kent

ChrisEAcceptable07 Mar 2011 Lacking condition, but I still chose to have another one.
PedroExcellent05 Mar 2011
PedroExcellent04 Mar 2011 Much better today !
PedroExcellent02 Mar 2011 But no taste !

Black Horse Hotel, Giggleswick, North Yorkshire

AnthonyNot Tried01 Dec 2010

The Marine Hotel, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

McGargleGood22 Jun 2010 Taylor's yeast on the nose and subtle floral flavours. Will be better tomorrow after venting for another 24 hours.

The Argyll Arms, Soho, Central London

ChrisENot Tried11 May 2010

The Star Inn, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Martin the MildmanGood01 May 2010 The classic Pennine Light mild, soft hoppiness and biscuity malt with a dryish finish. My score 15/20.

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

BlairNot Tried03 Nov 2009
IanNot Tried27 Sep 2009
LeighGood15 Aug 2009 Another Yokrshire classic from Taylor's - tawny in colour and with a tight, creamy head. Malty sweet in the body and with a very subtle, mild hop nose. A great session beer from the session beer masters.

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

Martin the MildmanGood29 Aug 2009 Pleasant light mild with biscuity malt and light hoppy taste. My score 15/20.

The Old Unicorn, Leeds, West Yorkshire

LeighAcceptable25 Jun 2009 Copper-coloured, a standard beer, but decent nontheless. No real hoppiness, but a good, toffee-malt backbone.

The Fox Inn, Corfe Castle, Dorset

AndrewNot Tried24 Oct 2007

Timothy Taylor Golden Best

3.50% ABV.

We have tried this beer 60 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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