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Bass Pale Ale | Bass Brewers Limited

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bass Brewers Limited
England, United Kingdom
bassale.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,228
Reviews:
1,066
Ratings:
2,677
pDev:
16.77%
Bros Score:
2.94
 
 
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3.67/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tvenne
4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of the_awesometeer
3.16/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The beer is a clear golden color with nice carbonation and a thin white head. Nice light aroma of floral hops and malts, not over powering. The beer is well balanced between the sweet malts and floral hops, once again very subtle in flavor. The beer is medium bodied and easy to drink.

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3.44/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.53/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.21/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.27/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DMcGirr
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.56/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.04/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.58/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.74/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.06/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of EMH73
3.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear Amber with a one inch white head that faded quickly and left little lacing. Smells of.malts and light floral hops. Tastes of sweet malts, caramel and a little hop bitterness. Taste gets worse as the beer warms. Light bodied, light mouth feel and little carbonation. My memory of this beer far surpassed reality.

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3.56/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Amber color with a two-fingered, off-white head. Faint bready malt aroma. Interesting mix in the taste: some caramel malt, a little chestnut, a hint of apple and cherry fruitiness. Sort of reminds me of an overly-soft bite on a caramel apple. Relatively clean finish, considering. Medium bodied with a slightly slick, creamy feel. Perfectly refreshing, malt-forward beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.6/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.42/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber color with disappearing white cap.

Mild scent of sweet malt and floral hops.

Taste on entry is malt and hops in about equal proportions. If forced I would say malt led but it's really a toss up. Malt is slightly rich and hops pleasantly floral, the whole being balanced without being exceptional.

Medium texture with matching carbonation.

It's been so long since I had the original version any direct comparison to this one would be unfair. I do feel comfortable in saying this recent bottling seems a diminished version of the British brewed original. It did go well with popcorn shrimp.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.17/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Bass Pale Ale from Bass Brewers Limited
Beer rating: 3.34 out of 5 with 2,677 ratings
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