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RATINGS: 2182   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.


4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ericmoss3799 (73) - Warwick, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 11, 2001
I will drink this beer at a bar that does not serve other ales. Clearly this is not my favorite. It lacks bite and flavor.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
milhouse99 (8) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 10, 2001 does not count
great english ale.... great appearance in the pint.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hutch914199 (107) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 9, 2001
Very easy to drink, a nice all-around beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lshockey199 (23) - USA - OCT 8, 2001
classic british, bottle doesnít give true justice

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theslick199 (26) - California, USA - OCT 6, 2001
This is probably my favorite ale. Itís more sweet than bitter and has a nice flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zool (41) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 5, 2001
What a wonderful beer. From the mid-1800s when you could see Bass ales subtly pictures in some of Renoirís paintings to today, Bass has been a great constant in the life of so many. Eventually you get to the point where you canít go back to the bad stuff and just get something like Bass every time. When I was going to Bennington College, I once hooked up with a girl solely because I had Bass beer stashed in my room for just such an occasion. She was a quasi-snob and I guess that little red triangle was just enough to fulfill her Anglophilic desires.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 19/20
wookie619 (10) - san diego, California, USA - OCT 5, 2001
this beerd rules, but i think it might have something to do with pyrimid power and the illuminati...spooky!

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
maveric791199 (3) - inyourmouth, Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2001 does not count
taste like rusty water

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
psark (54) - Binghamton, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2001
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2007 A great beer when fresh, but highly variable considering the extend of itís popularity and distribution. The classic British ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
flounder007 (26) - Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2001
excelent aroma. Good taste. Good beer.


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