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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 2183   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
odelay (37) - fuquay-varina, North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2003
seemed like the german equivalent of budwiezer. very weak, weaK SMELL, urine colored. slighly better than bud or coors.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LarsHolmer (112) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2003
Once upon a time, this was all you could get of German pils in Scandinavia, and in those days this was really an experiencw. But now I´m not that amused by this "standardpils" there are many better in Germany.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
qwikstreet (43) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2003
The coloring is not what I look for in a beer. It had a little bit of a bite that could make your stomach turn after a night of heavy pounding. All in all, I still will buy it in its 22oz bottle.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jahills (151) - Cambridge (Hobart), AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2003
Had it on tap and wasnt impressed. urine coloured and tasted weak, watery and slighty off. Not a good tasting beer.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
thehoff (598) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 2, 2003
This is not a good German beer at all. Skunky, socks, ass? Not nice. Sorry about the donkey reference. Likesd it when I was nineteen.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2003
Clear yellow with moderate carbonation. Funky hop aroma plus malt and corn smell. Flavor is stale (like cardboard) and skunky. Cloying to boot. Palate like a diet soda. Offensive and considerably worse than expected based on previous experiences with this beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewEd (182) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2003
Definitely better on tap than in the bottles (which have a tendency to be skunky). Not a bad pilsner (on tap) with good hops and minimal malt. A notch above Heineken.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mullet (849) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2003
(On tap) This beer is a bit of a two-face. I must admit I have enjoyed it in the past when faced with the alternative of Tooheys. Drinking it today it had a very nice, typical German Pils aroma - tight malt with spicy hop. Very pale colour with very little head retention. Tasted thin, fizzy and even slightly cidery with a solid bitter finish. Average.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
scoobyluv (511) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2003
small head that dissipates quickly. golden color. a hint of bitterness at the finish but overall, a rather bland beer

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fishonmyplane (505) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - SEP 23, 2003
First off, the aroma is completely revolting. Other than that it's not too bad of a beer, especially for a macrobrew. The flavor is alright. It seems like lots of people have gotten skunked bottles, that's a big problem for this brew... luckily mine was fresh. Anyway, it's not great, but it's certainly better than heineken.


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