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Bass Brewery

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Bass Beer Glass 001536B102 Bass Beer Glass 001794B088 Bass Charrington Beer Glass 002336B137 Bass Charrington Beer Glass 002661B153 Bass Charrington Beer Glass 002670B153 Bass Beer Glass 001699B117 Bass Beer Glass 000820B062 Bass Beer Glass 001150B084 Bass Beer Glass 001473B103 Bass Beer Glass 000216B025 Bass Beer Glass 001845B109 Toby Bitter Beer Glass 002711B155 Charrington Channel Islands Beer Glass 001889B084 Charrington Channel Islands Beer Glass 002730B156 Bass Beer Glass 000004B049 Bass Beer Glass 000042B012 Bass LA Beer Glass 000565B047 Bass Beer Glass 001862B112 Bass Beer Glass 000033B022 Bass Beer Glass 000038B012 Bass Beer Glass 000005B049 Bass Beer Glass 000035B022 Toby Bitter Beer Glass 001496B105 Bass Beer Glass 002350B138

Additional Information

The Bass Brewery was founded in 1777 by William Bass in Burton-upon-Trent, England. The main brand was Bass Pale Ale, which was once the highest selling beer in the UK. By 1877, Bass had become the largest brewery in the world, with an annual output of one million barrels. Its pale ale was exported throughout the British Empire, and the company's distinctive red triangle became the UK's first registered trademark. Bass took control of a number of other large breweries in the early 20th century, and in 1967 it merged with Charrington United Breweries to become the largest UK brewing company, "Bass Charrington" until 1998 when it was bought by Interbrew. Draught Bass has been brewed under contract in Burton by Marston's since 2005.
Some of the Brewery's Range
Bass -
Bass Export Ale - Launched circa 1960s
Bass LA -
Bass No.1 Barley Wine -
Bass Special -

Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.

Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.

Old Bass Logo

Bass Logo
1967 to Mid 1970s
Charringtons Toby inside Bass Triangle
(Mid 1970s Shown)

Old Bass Logo

Bass Logo
Mid to Late 1970s
Bass under a 3 dimensional red Triangle
(Mid 1970s Shown)

Old Bass Logo

Bass Logo
2000 to 2007
Trade mark inside red Triangle

Old Bass Logo

Bass Logo
2007 to ??
Bass inside red Triangle
(2008 Shown)


Bass Beer Mat 1 Front Bass Beer Mat 1 Back

A Bass Light beer mat (W8.3 x H8.3cm).
part of a collection given to me in September 2020
(Original date unknown)

Bass Beer Mat 3 Front Bass Beer Mat 3 Back

A Bass beer mat (W10.3 x H10.3cm)
part of a collection given to me in September 2020
(Original date unknown)

Bass Beer Mat 2 Front Bass Beer Mat 2 Back

A Bass beer mat (W8.3 x H10.5cm).
part of a collection given to me in September 2020
(Original date unknown)

Bass Beer Mat 4 Front Bass Beer Mat 4 Back

A Toby Bitter beer mat (W8.3 x H8.3cm).
part of a collection given to me in September 2020
(Original date unknown)