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RATINGS: 2101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 InBev’s Samlesbury brewery. As of 2012, the US version was being produced at A-B InBev’s Baldwinsville brewery.

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3.9
bumlogik99 (19) - Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - NOV 10, 2001
Great ale, but don't let it sit in your refrigerator for too long - it does skank.

2.5
heykevin (1287) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - NOV 6, 2001
I have never been impressed with this beer. I have had very few samples of this that taste anything like another. Off sweet malt back ground and funky hop aroma make this one to skip for me.

3.8
corsair99 (2) - New York, USA - NOV 5, 2001 does not count
One of my favorites at the local bar.An excellent beer on tap when served at the correct temperature.

3
MikeF (538) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2001
One of the best beers one can buy in your standard bar.....................

3.2
frieked99 (18) - USA - NOV 1, 2001
One of the better mass produced beers.......................................

4.2
birraguy99 (17) - Campana,Bs. As., ARGENTINA - OCT 31, 2001
Very good and refreshing, tasty beer........................................

4.4
brodieman99 (7) - Ellicott City, Maryland, USA - OCT 29, 2001 does not count
Great beer for any drinker . . . smooth, tasty, and inexpensive.............

3.6
jbeer99 (31) - SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2001
So here's to the the bloke from Carolina who discovered a METHOD much finer than tasting the brew - he'll pour one or two down his pants til a 'boner' transpires. Thanks, Method for your scintillating review of this smooth and woody pale ale.

1.9
Beer Guy99 (251) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2001
Highly overrated beer from one of Britain's largest brewers. It amazes me how many neophytes cite Bass as 'a great beer.' For those folks I say, there is much to be learned. This ale offers little in the way of body, flavor, complexity or depth. This is billed as a prime example of true English pale ale but it doesn't come close to the quality of some other English pale ales from smaller, lesser known breweries...and it's certainly not in the same league as better American micro pale ales. I'm blown away by bartenders and bar owners who feel they're doing beer geeks a great service by offering Bass and Guinness on tap. They actually brag about it. These folks need to get out more. Bass is nothing remotely special. No thanks, if this is all they offer at the bar, I'll have an iced tea.

2.8
MOboy (510) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - OCT 23, 2001
I think that this beer is HIGHLY overrated!! I think it is way too light and has no 'pale ale' taste to it. I'll stick with my American pale ales.


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