Bass Pale Ale

Bass Pale Ale

89 Blade Chainsaw

Bass Pale Ale is an English Pale Ale brewed by the Bass & Company Brewery in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England. It’s recipe may and probably includes Crystal and Pale Malts, Northern Brewer and Fuggles hops, ale yeast and possibly brown sugar for an alcohol content of 5.0% ABV.

Bass Pale Ale

William Bass established the Bass & Company Brewery in 1777, and the brand was a participant in many historic births including the first trademarked logo in 1876 under the newly established Trade Mark Registration Act as well as being one of the originating FT 30 companies in the London Stock Exchange established in 1935. Bass is currently operated under the leadership of InBev since 2000. One of the coolest things about Bass Pale Ale is that it is displayed (on the far lower right) in a famous Edouard Manet 1882 painting “Bar at the Folies-Bergère.”

Bar at the Folies-Bergère

Onto The Method

8.0/10 Blades – The Classic

1.5 – Appearance – Medium amber tan with healthy yeast head and moderate retention showcasing a full carbonated body.

1.0 – Aroma – Faint and sweet malt character evidencing some of that brown sugar over minimal hop fragrances.

1.5 – Taste – A nice full flavor with a somewhat nutty and minimally sweet distinction balanced by a restrained hop bite.

2.0 – Palate – A well built silky smooth body that is not over bearing and very easy to drink. This particular body style is one my personal favorite palate qualities in a beer.

Bass Pale Ale2.0 – Overall – A highly enjoyable easy drink that is mildly yet pleasantly aromatic, flavorful and possesses a well constructed body.


8.0/10 Blades – The Hammer – the booze –A respectable but moderate ABV of 5% that does very well within its formulaic parameters.

8.0/10 Blades- The Knifedigestibility – This knife has no problem at all cutting through its well constructed body. The alcohol islight with respect to a body that is medium to full, making this an impressive blade with the ability to successfully manage an otherwise challenged combination.

9.0/10 Blades – The Spider – the lift –Spiders enjoy a well tempered rise within the first one and a half drinks, providing a full lift in the middle of the third and continues elating to euphoria for the remainder of the séance.

8.0/10 Blades – The Motor –can you handle it? – This machine is energetic and ambitious – it’s both talkative and engaging making it a great social lubricant that helps in the delivery of intelligent conversation. It does make it easy to be relaxed an inappropriateness is a lenient prediction.

The Chainsaw

48.0/50 Blades – the buzz – Bass Pale Ale offers a fantastically enjoyable deep and full buzz. It comes on moderately with full intent and conviction. The sharp knife is skilled at utilizing a somewhat light hammer, spiders rise well and continue on through the remainder of the evening and the motor provides a lubricated and intelligent run. I was pleasantly surprised with the nice buzz of this quality English Pale Ale.

Bass Pale Ale