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: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On tap in a pint glass.

A-caramel/red-orange color with a miminal head and practically no lacing at all.

S-very mild aroma, difficult to detect any character.

T-not bad at all. mildly sweet caramel malt flavor. No hop presence.

M-the malts help hold some body but I could go for some more carbonation, a little 'pop' is missing.

O-not too bad if a bar has little else to offer.

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Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours an amber-copper hue with a thin, white, 2-finger head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace leaving a partial trail down the glass.

S: Slightly hoppy aroma with a decent caramel and butter malt background.

T: More sweet than bitter with some mild hops and a decent thin malt background.

M: Medium body and minimal carbonation

O: This is a decent pale – not a premium ale – but just a middle of the road beer.

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Appearance - 4/5 - beautiful golden clear color. small head that quickly fades leaving no lacing.

smell - 3.5/5 - faint dough like aroma.nothing real strong.

Taste - 4.5/5 - very much a bread or dough forward flavor followed by slight but perfectly balanced hop flavor.

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Bass Pale Ale from Bass Brewers Limited
3.39 out of 5 based on 2,654 ratings.
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