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RATINGS: 2159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered in bottles, cans, and kegs.
A version of Bass 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 InBev’s Samlesbury brewery. As of 2012, the US version was being produced at A-B InBev’s Baldwinsville brewery.


GTAEgeek's rating

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1502) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 8, 2012
On tap at the Rose and Crown in Epcot. Pours a clear brown with a small, bubbly head. The aroma is caramel, black bread, peat, and bananas. The flavor is sweet, with a mild bitterness and some fruity esters in the finish. The palate is medium, smooth, and clean. This is a quality English bitter.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ozzy70 (174) - Nebraska, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle at brothers house. Pours clear/amber with thin white head. Aroma, light sweetness. Taste is watered down, slight bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
odannyob (99) - Colorado, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Been enjoying this brew, off and on, through the years; but of late, it’s become maybe a touch more sweet and a bunch hop-less; like there’s something missing from the Bass enjoyed some years back.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vinivini (750) - BELARUS - JUL 26, 2015
Deep golden, nice head. Nose of grains, honey, some grass. Light to medium body. Bittersweet taste, grassy hoppy finish. OK

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jpkeskinen (383) - FINLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle. Very similar to the usual British pale ales although the taste is a bit milder and the gas is a bit stronger. Not bad, not good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenkiGonzo (657) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 17, 2015
Draught at Kuppers Kolsch on Imadegawa. Golden amber with creamy head. Soapy aroma, but I think that is the poor line condition at the bar. Light floral hop flavour. Not much bitterness.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Paigeturner (98) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Some hops some malts but not much. Nothing off but nada in there either. Kind of watery.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bergstaden (1719) - Røros, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2015
Golden with a white head - Malts in the aroma, with hints of hops - Malt body with hints of caramel and some hops with some bitterness - Malt and some hop bitterness in the finish - This was ok, a little bit on the malty side for an esb

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratpatrol1019 (70) - Palm desert, California, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Light orange clear pour. Some hop character but not much. Some mild malts but not much. Not a drain pour but I only drink when it’s free at the craps table.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
dbhenry (139) - El Paso, Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2015
This is a mild beer, under hopped, with a slight malt taste. It has a small head and light body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kustie (438) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2015
Tap@universal city walk, Orlando. Golden color with white head. Aroma has malt, tropical fruits. Taste is somewhat bitter. Flavors of pine, citrus.


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