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Bass Pale Ale | Bass Brewers Limited

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Bass Pale AleBass Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Bass Brewers Limited
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from classically-labled English bottle into a standard pint glass.
Deep gold color, with a nice two-inch head of bone-white foam.
Aroma-Faint fruiy/herbal hop note
Taste-Understated earthy/fruity hops, faint mineral note leading to a rather dry finish. Reserved and understated, refreshing and sessionable. A classic English pale ale.

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Aromas begin a bit metallic upfront with a faint, meager bready/melanodin maltiness and slight English yeast fruitiness.

The tastes begin with light bready, semi-sweetish malts. Lightly English fruit esters emerge as it warms. Never really delivers much in the way of hops or bitterness.

The mouthfeel is medium-thin bodied with medium carbonation. A tad watery and metallic again in the finish.

Overall I wonder how much this beer has changed since it was purchased by InBev. I be it used to be much higher quality and a nice traditional English pale ale, but now there is no hop presence and the mouthfeel is this, watery rubbish. Hopefully I remember to never revisit this beer because for some reason I always forget and order it anyway.

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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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