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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

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RATINGS: 1959   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
croccroc (15) - TURKEY - MAY 22, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2014 50 cl bottle.Because of attractive bottle and label desing, it looks good. Typical lager with its smell and colour and enough fresh taste.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Jmar33 (98) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle. Not particularly memorable. Tastes pretty similar to the other euro-lagers I’ve tried. I doubt it’s at its best served in Australia in bottles

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sjohnh (123) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Golden yellow, little head. Some malt in the aroma and then into the taste, alongside some grass. Bit of sweetness, some bitterness in the finish. OK.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
andrearaujoo (23) - Vitoria, BRAZIL - MAY 14, 2014
Uma boa Lager. Mas não produz uma grande experiência. Se qualquer forma boa para o dia a dia.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Padchenko (75) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 13, 2014
Nothing out of the ordinary - a lager that looks well but is in no way unique or refined. Half-decent lager but that’s as much as can be said for it

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Standard international-lager. Slight malt-sweetness and a hint of bitterness.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
JohnGalt1 (457) - , Idaho, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Another bottle from tonight’s Whole Foods adventure... clear golden.. no real head.. skunky hops with pils malt... unfortunately very light-struck.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JeyAre (157) - - MAY 3, 2014
No color, no head, no taste, some kind of Malt aroma. Really not a good one, took it with tonight’s bbq and Ross can be the only kind of occasion for such beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GoufCustom (770) - HONG KONG - APR 29, 2014


330 ml green bottle bought at ParkNShop International in Tsim Sha Tsui East.

Piss pale golden yellow colour; Razor-thin head and residual soapy white foam which fades in 5 seconds; Small sticky lacing with very slight carbonation; Pungent smell of malt, with initial skunk (gone in 1 minute) light syrup, light grains, bread, lemon and grass; Mid to light sweet taste of light malt, with light floral, molasses, bread, potent lemon and moderate bitter grassy hops; Light body, thin palate; Mouth feel is like a cheap Helles - thin, with notable malty body, quite good floral, strong notes of molasses, solid breadyness and strong lemon, pretty rare for a macro. Quite okay… Hoppiness is lemon and smelly grass in nose, strong lemon and moderate grass in taste. Bitterness is close to light for an abrupt, low-bitter semi-finish; Dry after taste, fairly easy and lemony to mouth.

Comments: Aside from the green bottle-induced quick skunk, this is actually not bad - solid, Premium-level maltyness, sweet in aroma but not in taste. Flowery, bready and with strong if a little dull lemony hoppiness. Quite okay as a Premium Lager or even a low-end Helles, just steer clear from the green bottles and you got yourself an easy and quite tasty quaffer. Bremen, ticked!

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
klas (246) - SWEDEN - APR 11, 2014
International lager the German way. Relatively bitter. Rather boring. Okay if thirsty.


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