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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: 2036   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.


1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
albasini (11) - USA - DEC 7, 2002
If I had to choose between Becks (the real stuff in Germany) and any beer from Andhowsyour-Bush, it might win.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Oakes (13138) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2002
Imagine my disappointment to step onto a Lufthansa plane and this was all the German beer they had. Still, in contast to the skunky Becks you get in North America, in the Snoor you can get a decent pint of fresh, if a little bit heavy, hop-accented Becks, with unclean malt notes and a little too much ’cat’s piss’ aroma for my liking.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2002
Skunky aroma/flavor. The funk of the skunk pervades this beer. I should have known better, buying it in a 24 oz. bottle, without the protection afforded by cardboard on a six pack. Seems more watery than water somehow. Very fizzy and might be the palest beer I’ve ever seen. Bad, even for a ’european’ (green bottle) lager. I didn’t taste any hops, sorry; this is an american standard all the way. Pilseners have hops.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brew4Dug (139) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2002
This is by far NOT "the best of what German’s do best!" average pilsner at best

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
iguanatom (24) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - DEC 3, 2002
Becks is one of my staple beers that I usually have around. It’s easy to drink and doesn’t really take much to enjoy ... as long as you like green beers. It’s not a great beer, but sometimes it’s nice to relax and just enjoy.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
CapFlu (4687) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 2, 2002
With the many alternatives in the pilsner market I would keep going after spotting Becks in the supermarket aisle. Nothing special but not worth ripping apart.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Supaflyfresh99 (98) - E.Williston, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2002
They said I have to improve my ratings. Ok. The aroma of this beer is good. The appearance of this beer is good. The flavor of this beer is good. The palate of this beer is good. My overall impression is a positive one. So there.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cartoonkhaki (1221) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2002
not a particularly memorable beer. but it does taste okay.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tooly18799 (3) - USA - NOV 28, 2002 does not count
i was very pleased with this beer

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
motelpogo (7171) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 27, 2002
had some of this a couple of weeks back during the honkytonk festival in leipzig. it actually had a pleasant hoppy aroma and tasted very fresh. so i had ro revise my thoughts a bit. maybe it´s not too bad


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