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

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RATINGS: 777   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cakes (383) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2009
A beautiful looking beer. The first dark beer that I ever drank. Rich and smooth with a lvery nice deep ebony color . You can sense the barley malt. A bottom-fermented lager that retains the properties of a lager beer. Better looking than tasting though.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mstrcrwly (551) - New York, USA - APR 17, 2015
Another one that brings up memories of growing up..back before all the great stuff we have available now..this was a treat back then.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jabah (151) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2015
I prefer this over the regular Beck’s. It has more of a dark brown appearance, sort of like a porter. More flavor, mainly of chocolate malts and caramel.... sweeter than the regular. Seems a bit smoother and crisper too. Aroma is slightly skunky, but the taste makes up for it. Whenever at a restaurant ordering and they say they have Beck’s, if that’s the best they have, I always ask if they have Beck’s Dark. They usually won’t say off the bat, but worth asking in case they carry the dark.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Niko100 (2162) - Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Dark amber/cider color; Medium body; Aroma of malt, & some spice; Flavor of roasted malt, caramel, and hops; Finish is slightly bitter; Decent macro dunkel.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1018) - Maryland, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle at my in-laws on Christmas day poured into a glass, clear dark brown color with white head. Aroma of pale malt sweetness, grainy, semi-metallic, minimal light roast and some caramel. Taste adds some notes of cereal, faint chocolate and light hop balance. Light body, moderate carbonation, somewhat slick with faint roast finish. Not bad for a macro.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hockey9930 (145) - - DEC 4, 2014
Strongly resembles a Coca-Cola. Dark translucent red with a rapidly dissipating head with large bubbles rather than foamy. Smell like many light american lagers with a corn, wheat, and spruce hops. The malts are much more present in the taste than the aroma. Medium malts and cereal. Lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Very watery texture.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EyeAmBaldman (364) - Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Pours dark translucent mahogany with an off white head. Aroma is grainy and sweet. Taste is mostly malt and grain with a slight hint of caramel. Not much to like about this beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bork (401) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Gorgeous looking beverage that does not deliver on anything else. Distinct malty backbone but the rest is the cheapest of ingredients. You’ve done it again InBev.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beastwhite315 (20) - - OCT 27, 2014
Smooth Dinkel style. Not overly bitter or hopped. Makes a nice easy drinking beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (6580) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"drinkable, but ultimately substandard brew. WAYYYYY better than the "regular" stuff...more flavor, didn’t smellas bad, etc...but not something i’d get again."

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hkrivera (153) - Guaynabo, PUERTO RICO - OCT 12, 2014
There was nothing else crafty on the menu, so went with this lager. The taste is smooth but nothing to repeat the selection again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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