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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.96   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised lager available in kegs and 375ml cans.
Launched in April 2006 for the UK market. Brewed in Bremen, but packaged in the UK.
"The Vier brand, whose German name translates as "four", is being positioned at the top end of the standard lager sector."


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markschiedon (321) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Drinking from tab. Berries in the aroma. The clear yellow beer has a small white head. Cherries, berries in thetaste, a bit wry. Medium carbonated

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Martin243 (853) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Oh dear. Beer for people who find beer challenging. Pat Boone’s version of "Tutti Frutti" springs to mind. Pale, sickly, too weak to defend itself. Why did I drink it? ’Cos it was there AFTER A PARTY This will not do, I need to prune my friends.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sigmund (5571) - Tau, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2015 On tap at The Last Post, Guernsey (in August 2014). ABV is 4%. Pale golden colour, moderate white head. Some grassy notes in the aroma. Fairly bland flavour, but crisp and dry and unoffensive. A little hops in the finish.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrBlueSky93 (362) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2015
Can from Tesco. Clear Yellow, small 1 finger head. Slightly Skunky, with generic lager taste, faint grassy hops with touches of pine. Not great, not bad.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lowenbrau (2464) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 29, 2014
Keg @Le Balzar, Stansted Airport. 18-08-2014.
Mainstream lager, bright gold, crispy. Sweet aromas and flavours. Tasteless, very poor.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
flying_pig (1076) - SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2014
275ml bottle from Morrison’s Supermarker, Glasgow:
Very light with some corn & skunk, there was some adjuncts as well & faint grassy hops. Some bitterness comes through but like the rest this is light as well, bordering on weak.
Light amber to golden, a 1cm bubbly white head that disappeared completely after 20 seconds.
Grassy hops & a light bitterness, there was faint skunk & a few lager type malts & adjuncts. A bland & weak tasting beer that didn’t taste great at all.
Light bodied with a grainy feel to it, particularly towards the end of the beer & some chewy patches throughout. The body was very light & watery with some faint bitterness & slightly above average carbonation.

A fairly poor beer from Beck’s, although to be honest I wasn’t really expecting much more for it in truth. The beer was far too weak & light which made it a drag to work my way down, it wasn’t even good for a macro pale lager either & it’s not one I’ll be picking up again.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
edsspoon (714) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2014
Can - yellow, malty and grassy. Watery and slightly bitter. Light body and high carbonation. I got it because it was cheap, didn’t really think much about it.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
fordest (2016) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at a London hotel. Had no other unrated choices so I made this one. About what I expected.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rok1024 (1192) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - AUG 23, 2014
Clear yellow appearance, medium low head. Sweet, lightly hoppy, grassy aromas. Watery but refreshing. Average Pale Lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gary (1528) - Piss-ant Valley, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2014 Keg : this is ok for just drinking fast and not thinking too much about it ! It has a kinda leafy hop flavour and dryness similar to proper/better German pils’.


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