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RATINGS: 2183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Available filtered in bottles, cans, and kegs.
Versions of Bass brewed in the UK for export at 5%-5.2%, as well as a US-brewed version for the North American market at 5%.
Brewed from the late 70s at Burton. In 2000, after Interbrew bought the Bass brand, production was switched to the Ulster brewery in Northern Ireland. In 2003 production and distribution was switched to Latrobe for a 12-18 period after which it reverted to the UK, latterly at InBevís Samlesbury brewery. As of 2012, the US version was being produced at A-B InBevís Baldwinsville brewery.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
moose99 (18) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 13, 2002
A classic. I always enjoy a Bass.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMaster (68) - Denville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2002
A great ale from England. When I see the red triangle, it makes me happy knowing I can drink a full rich Bass Ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (13077) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2002
I always have such high expectations for this beer, and they always leave me feeling disappointed. Itís not a bad beer, but there are many that are far better. Mild malty aroma, combines nicely with the medium hoppiness. beautiful nut brown appearance, and pleasant bitter aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 11, 2002
Nice color, good nose, nice bitter aftertaste. One of the best things to come out of England since the Beatles.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lbritt99 (15) - Alabama, USA - FEB 9, 2002
A good Ale but a little pricey

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
LuckeyHaskins99 (180) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2002
Skunky....EWWW! All stink and bitterness aside, I usually ahve a few of these in my fridge somewhere. The Red diamond being Englandís oldest registered trademark says something doesnít it? Like Dunhillís and Range Rovers if itís good enough for the Queen, you might as well give it a shot, right? A little bitter, and an aquired taste. Since most of my friends wonít drinkk it, more for me, HOORAY!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 7, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2014 Great beer off tap or in a bottle, enjoy it everytime. Orig rate 2/7/02...4.2. Bass is not nearly as popular in Seattle 2014 as it was on the east coast 10 yrs ago. Bottom line is this brew is very solid. Mostly malt forward yet nicely bitter balanced amber pale ale. Caramel malt is the main theme, but it had a refreshing English, noble? Hop bitterness that makes it a very Sessionable classic ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thejman454 (56) - cumming, Georgia, USA - FEB 7, 2002
Definatly the better half of a black and tan.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuzzBeer99 (81) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 6, 2002
Smokey roasted flavour makes it a írainy dayí kind of beer. Itís not the best but itís an easy find and it isnít,arghhh, BECKís!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
amx1970390 (480) - Southampton, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2002
pretty smooth ale, good at cellar temp, no real pronounced flavors noted, just a good quality ale.


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