1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Bass Pale Ale - Bass Brewers Limited

Not Rated.
Bass Pale AleBass Pale Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
77
okay

2,099 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,099
Reviews: 998
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 17
Gots: 62 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bass Brewers Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2001)
View: Beers (5) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 2,099 | Reviews: 998 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by dominic4beer:
Photo of dominic4beer
dominic4beer

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-22-2012 19:26:58 | More by dominic4beer
More User Reviews:
Photo of chip26
chip26

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-14-2014 01:04:46 | More by chip26
Photo of wdf210
wdf210

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-13-2014 22:44:29 | More by wdf210
Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

07-13-2014 22:42:12 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
Photo of 302BeerGuy
302BeerGuy

Delaware

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-13-2014 21:08:28 | More by 302BeerGuy
Photo of egrace84
egrace84

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-13-2014 18:37:36 | More by egrace84
Photo of RupertRonco
RupertRonco

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-13-2014 18:37:04 | More by RupertRonco
Photo of lakersfan16
lakersfan16

Alaska

2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

07-13-2014 04:24:43 | More by lakersfan16
Photo of PvtSnowball
PvtSnowball

Florida

3.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from one of the local grocery stores.

A: Clear amber with decent head and retention.

S: Hops and grain.

T: Sweet. Far more balanced than the USA version, but definitely not as complex.

M: Crisp and smooth. Too thin for my taste though.

O: Not as good as I remember, but still decent.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 03:39:27 | More by PvtSnowball
Photo of burnzgtm
burnzgtm

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +19%

07-11-2014 18:02:59 | More by burnzgtm
Photo of Artjsantos
Artjsantos

Ohio

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-11-2014 14:13:08 | More by Artjsantos
Photo of webweb2
webweb2

Virginia

4/5  rDev +19%

07-11-2014 03:17:44 | More by webweb2
Photo of wesley777
wesley777

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-09-2014 03:54:54 | More by wesley777
Photo of kilopaparomeo
kilopaparomeo


2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

07-09-2014 02:17:13 | More by kilopaparomeo
Photo of jdrankin
jdrankin

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-07-2014 22:36:08 | More by jdrankin
Photo of Pat_McWilliams
Pat_McWilliams

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-07-2014 21:59:13 | More by Pat_McWilliams
Photo of BlueMoon10
BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-07-2014 17:37:52 | More by BlueMoon10
Photo of Zachariah1978
Zachariah1978

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-07-2014 01:25:47 | More by Zachariah1978
Photo of KAF
KAF

Iowa

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-06-2014 16:53:09 | More by KAF
Photo of jgiordano88
jgiordano88

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-06-2014 06:38:52 | More by jgiordano88
Photo of OldeSchool
OldeSchool

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-04-2014 17:28:29 | More by OldeSchool
Photo of schuler
schuler

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

07-04-2014 16:43:24 | More by schuler
Photo of jazzyjeff13
jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.04/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Sept 2014. Acquired a while back from a supermarket. A classic English ale that I've been meaning to review - will it surpass the hype?

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A deep orange-amber hue with medium carbonation. Yields a large head of creamy off-white foam that lasts for a minute or two before collapsing to a thin surface layer. Faint lacing. Aroma of light caramel malt with hints of grain, fruity ale yeast, subtle banana, a touch of grass/hay and stewed leaves. A bit dull.

Tastes of grainy malt with a mild finish. Notes of light caramel, cooked grain, husks, fruity ale yeast, estery hints, faint grass/hay and stewed leaves. A twinge of eathiness/cardboard in the background. Slightly sweet, followed by a delicate, leafy bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with prickly carbonation and average body. Could be a shade more substantial. Somewhat astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of husky grain, caramel, stewed leaves and ale yeast.

Hmmm, so-so. Looks OKish, while the aroma and flavour are quite bland and insipid. Bit too harsh and lacking in hop undertones. Lacklustre body - wants beefing up. This has an underlying character that suggests drinkability, but the bottled form also has flaws. I suspect a good example on cask is a marked improvement, though I've never seen it round these parts. Oh well. No need to rush out and track it down.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 22:43:13 | More by jazzyjeff13
Photo of ffshore545
ffshore545

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19%

07-03-2014 16:30:09 | More by ffshore545
Photo of Andrew_Rios122
Andrew_Rios122

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-03-2014 04:41:05 | More by Andrew_Rios122
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Bass Pale Ale from Bass Brewers Limited
77 out of 100 based on 2,099 ratings.