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InBev UK Limited
(Anheuser-Busch InBev)
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Porter Tun House
Capability Green
Luton LU1 3LS
Telephone: +44 (0) 1582 391166


Opened: 1741

Contributors: Mario Kornmesser, Richard Searle

Whitbread brews Murphy beers for the English market. Bass Ale is brewed here now.

Formerly known as "Whitbread Beer Company"

Updated: November 29, 2022

Beer List

    • Date: April 14, 1999 (#3234)
      Package: bottled
      Place: 1st Wines and Spirits, Allouez WI
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, high carbonation, huge head. Fresh hop aroma. Caramel malt, big hop flavor.
    • Date: September 28, 1992 (#2516)
      Package: draught
      Place: Lyon's Brewery, Dublin CA
      Overall Impression
      It's Bass-ish, but more highly hopped and heavier. Not bad, but I won't make a habit of it.

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    • Date: June 5, 2012 (#8865)
      Package: canned
      Place: Place unknown
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      As black as Venus' shadow, with a thin, tight, beige head.
      Aroma (3)
      Chocolatey, and really herbal.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, smooth. Roasty, chocolatey, sweet, and grainy. Mild herbal hop flavor, very low bitterness. Roasty, herbal, fruity finish, with a hint of diacetyl.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Thanks to Elliott Spilker for the can!
    • Date: November 6, 2001 (#3975)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Sam's Wine and Spirits, Chicago IL
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, thick brown head. Rich chocolate aroma. Big body, big chocolate flavor, very mild diacetyl in the finish.
    • Date: March 17, 1999 (#3208)
      Package: bottled
      Place: 1st Wines and Spirits, Allouez WI
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, thick tan head. Black, sweet aroma. Light body, very black and sweet, licorice finish.
    • Date: April 1, 1998 (#2603)
      Package: bottled
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, good head. Paper odor, solvent, chocolate, licorice. Thick, sweet, slightly roasty, creamy.

  • Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
    4.00% abv.

  • Classic English-Style Pale Ale

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  • Strong Lager
    9.00% abv.

  • Strong Ale
    9.00% abv.