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Brewed by Brauerei Beck & Co./Becks (InBev)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Bremen, Germany

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common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 767   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Beck’s Dark is rich and smooth with a lingering, slightly sweet aftertaste. The deep ebony color is the result of specially roasting the barley malt. Unlike dark ales, Beck’s Dark is a bottom-fermented lager which creates a robust flavor and full body while retaining the refreshing properties of a lager beer.


2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Monahan99 (29) - parkersburg, West Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2001

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jake Barnes (456) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 16, 2001
What exactly is Beck’s Dark supposed to be. It never seems to assert itself and is really quite boring.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2001
better than regular becks

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrm212k99 (35) - Hawaii, USA - APR 9, 2001
Better than regualr Beck’s, I guess. Still not very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Got Stout? (173) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 3, 2001
I like the Dark better than the regular brew...the 24oz bottles are cool to impress the ladies...oh god, I know that I am a loser...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StoutOrDeath (119) - USA - MAR 17, 2001
A little better than regular Becks. Certainly not a stout. Not too bad, though. A nice little dark beer.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
weeicemon (126) - Lancaster, California, USA - MAR 6, 2001
Starts off nice and refreshing but quickly gets flat and mushy. Bottom line-try Becks light lager and stay away from this.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bipolar1 (268) - Hancock, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2001
Doesn’t seem quite as skunky as their regular beer. However, I think it still sucks.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2514) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2001
Served to me ice cold, and I swear I could not taste or smell a thing. Seriously it was like slightly fizzy water. I let it warm up as much as I could, and was able to detect a slight hop note and clean but to the point of bland malt in the aroma. Still the flavor was only hinting at bitter until it was just warm enough to show a little hint of bland malt. Not sure what the dark color is supposed to indicate, but this was just crap.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 16, 2001
This should be called ’Dark Beck’s’. That’s all it is. Perhaps a hint more malty than regular but that could have been a visual placebo effect. If you want a good Dunkel, try Hurlimanns Hexenbrau.


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