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InBev UK
Brewed at Marstons (Marstons plc)

Style: Bitter
Luton, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Contract brewed by Marston for Interbrew UK.
Also known as "Draught Bass"
Brewed to 4.4% abv, Draught Bass is still brewed to an original recipe using only the finest ingredients and the experience of generations. It is brewed with two strains of yeast to produce a complex nutty, malty taste with subtle hop undertones, which has widespread appeal to repertoire drinkers.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prcaus (159) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2008
Cask~ Morarities, Phildaelphia, PA- amber coloring, nice head and lacing, malt and vegetable and mild hops. Pretty middle of the road, but better than most of the American’s i’d put in a similar category.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 9, 2008
Cask at The Wall, London. Amazing that it’s taken me more than 1100 beers to get to Bass, an old favourite. A nice dark orange with thin head. Malty, fruit notes of orange. With a nice bitter finish. A solid bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
AaronBouchard (150) - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 25, 2008
Tasty beer at local Irish pub , nice sweet taste. A good beer as a starter to the night on the town.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fukito (785) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - DEC 27, 2007
Cask @ Old White Swan, november 07. Shinny golden color with a small white head (sparkler). Skunky, flat, dull flavor with some oxidized notes. Boring. Medium to light mouthfeel, tired and dull. Sad. Oxidized, ropey aroma. Sick. Sad, tired bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jerryballoono (32) - Urgup, TURKEY - DEC 6, 2007
Pint draught straght from the cask at The Dolphin, Plymouth. Light brown IPA with very small head, low carbonation, sulphorous nose, predominantly malty & full bodied with a bitter aftertaste. Still a classic IPA if you can find it well kept.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1780) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 1, 2007
Cask - Two Sawyers, Canterbury. An amber beer with a nice, creamy white head. Grainy caramel aromas with some hoppy earthiness. Monotonous caramel maltiness with a touch of citrus. Smooth on the palate with a short finish. Nothing exceptional.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2007
Cask@ The King’s Arms, Waterloo. A nice nose of cream and vanilla - very ESB like. Body somewhat thinner than an ESB. A slight unpleasant alcohol and metallic aftertaste on the tp of the tongue. Overall a decent beer for a couple of pints but no more.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HogTownHarry (6129) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2007
Cask. At The Red Lion, Crown Passage off Pall Mall, London. Shared with my wife, who quite liked it; me ... meh. Poured amber-tinged gold with a smallish off-white head. Up-front aroma of sweet light grain malt, vaguely fruity, and a little tart, odd in a bitter, I thought - the light hops seemed a bit harsh and acidic, even to the nose. The taste - yes, quite acidic - not strong at all, just a somewhat harsh dry hop with acidic intrusions, at least compensating for an overly sweet malt backbone - is that really dry Kent hops in there? Wish I could tell ... Average body, extremely quick finish, at least the acidity doesn’t linger on the tongue, and made this unique in my short experience of cask bitters this trip - as I said, this could have been overly sweet, almost cloying, but that was compensated for.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lovemyipas (544) - nw burbs, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2007
a standard bitter pretty much what everybody has been saying about this beer- amber, nice head and lacing, malt and vegetable and a touch of english hops. kind of a bad aftertaste from the vegetable and it is just a tad sweet. i will pass.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (11463) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Cask at The Barony, Edinburgh) Amber color, offwhite head. Malty, sweet and fruity aroma.


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