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RATINGS: 787   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58/5   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.


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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
bob32256 (171) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2004
aroma is mostly of hops; dark brown with a very small head; definite coffee taste, especially in the finish; watery feel


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Onslow (1318) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Looks nice in the glass - clear ruddy dark color with one finger of dense tan head that settles to a persistent thin head. aroma has hints of roasted malts with a mineral / metallic overtone. Taste is sweet roasted malts up front and through the middle of the swallow but settles into a muddy sweet maltiness with metallic overtones at the end. No so good.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Aggiebob (519) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - DEC 21, 2015
Bottle. Mahogany color with an off-white head. The aroma is slightly skunky. Flavor is roasted malt with a sweet but metalic taste on the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
phaleslu (8215) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2015
12 oz. bottle at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse. Green bottle poured into a pint glass. It pours a somewhat cloudy brownish amber with a small off-white head. Notes of grass, leaves, tobacco, chocolate, caramel, sugars, and earth. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and an earthy, malty, damp mouthfeel. Not much to it. Inoffensive, and it works when you’re low on options.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hauxe (173) - Butzbach, GERMANY - NOV 7, 2015
Starts nice, but the sweet rich taste dulls and flattens as the bottle progresses. Hints of roasted malts. Mediocre.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ordybill (936) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the Pub in Gettysburg, PA. This is a complete disappointment. The beer is a dark brown with a tan head and has a metallic odor to it. The flavor is dull and flat with a metallic flavor mixed with some malt, completely forgettable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (3589) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Beck’s Dark from a bottle. Dark mahogany with very good clarity. Decent head. Mild aroma with a flavor that is a bit better but also mild. O: Decent except too mild.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
johnnymusky (746) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 22, 2015
This one is way better than becks lager i had...this one atleast has some flavor to it....(#563)...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SpringsLicker (3319) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Cola-colored pour with a tan head. Sweet aroma, candied vegetables of some kind. Lightly sweet malt flavor, no real hops anywhere.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
DeanF (2047) - Northwest Territories, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
Some modest head and a darker copper body. Soft barley aroma with hints of coffee and barnyard. Flavour is brown sugar with a watery finish. Very blah, very Beck’s.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joejames (412) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass, pours clear caramel in color, one finger quick head. Slight lacing, no retention. Aroma of caramel. Taste is mainly sweet with a slight bit of earthy bitterness. Light bodied, lively carbonation, mouth feel is thin. Finishes sweet. Tasting notes of caramel, roasted malt, weak coffee, grass and flowers. Drinkable yet forgettable.


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