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Brewed by Brauerei Beck & Co./Becks (InBev)
Style: Premium Lager
Bremen, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2061   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Our original Beck’s is a classic German lager beer with a distinctive full-bodied taste, fresh "hoppy" bouquet, golden color and full rich head. Adding to its complexity is a slightly fruity but firm crispness and a dry, clean finish.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
elsberry (87) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 10, 2003
Drinkable beer, not too bad. I keep it around for the ’all purpose’ beer. It’s not the best German Pilsner at all, but it’s not terrible either. Not the best aroma, but nothing lingers to make you wretch. Smell this one before you drink it. If it’s skunky, just dump it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markymark (82) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 7, 2003
Not the greatest aftertaste, but a drinkable beer. I bought it in a 5L mini-keg, so it did provide for some good times, and had the automatic distilling system in it so I’ll give it props for that....

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dubs (117) - St Peters, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JAN 6, 2003
Um... I guess it is drinkable if very bland. Fits squarely in the easy-drinking, inoffensive category which probably makes it such a world-wide hit. Strictly for heterosexual urban professionals.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2003 A decent common pils. Not a whole lot to this beer, but it's very drinkable compared to some very domestic brews that are also available. So..

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johndoughty (4197) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2003
I believe that there is no such thing as a bad German beer only an average one, and this is it. Watery appearance with a slight malty taste hinting at what might have been.Its very easy to go down the ’if its mass produced it must be dull’approach but this does tend to reinforce that comment.Not bad just dissapointing but far more exciting than a lot of beers available in your average English bar.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewster (29) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2003

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
stephen louis (164) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 29, 2002
your average import,skunky smell,clean slight saaz hop flavour,nothing worth buying but if you are at a party and they are giving it away...drink it.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Murph06 (121) - Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2002
Bland except for skunky aroma---green bottleitis? Germany’s Bud but more flavor than our domestic s*@t

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hayden1215 (321) - Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2002
Skunky aroma, little head, hops present.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jfishback13 (275) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - DEC 26, 2002
Credit is given for being one of the first exotic "impoted" beers I ever saw or tried.


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