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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: 2098   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our original Beckís 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.


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0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
pras (532) - Maryland, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Like piss in a bottle. They say that now that this stuff is brewed in America, it doesnít taste the same. In my opinion it could have only gotten better. I donít wish this on my worst enemies.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
danlo (1690) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2015
660ml bottle from local shop.Yellow gold colour, white foamy head and malty grassy aroma. Taste is malty, grain, papery with some grassy bitterness. Light bodied, high carbonation, grassy metallic bitter finish. OK cold.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jamestulloch (2217) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden body with a short-lived white head. Lively carbonation. No lacing. Aroma of used tea towel, grain, sweetcorn and metal. Flavour of metallic bitterness and lemon. Thin body with a watery texture. Soft fizz. Astringent and metallic.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chinchill (3127) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 23, 2015
From a fresh bottle. I havenít had this for some years. This lager met my low expectations. An adequate, mildly bitter pils.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
olsvammel (4237) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget. Artificial and a bit boozy smell with some apples and canned corn. Light taste, a bit artificial. Light bitterness. Light body.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Juggernaut84 (32) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2015
Geruch- und Geschmacklos....zu besaufen aber OK... Farbe ist Gold und der Schaum grob und hoch...

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
callmemickey (3703) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Clear pale yellow, thin white skim, sparse lacing. Light grainy cereals, some citrus, and grass. Helps that this came from a 16oz can. Light bodied, moderate carbonation, gentle sweetness, rounded finish. Passable.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
austejaph (22) - LITHUANIA - AUG 13, 2015
Bottled, 33 cl. Color of bright transparent amber, visible fizz and no head. Aroma: muted hops. Palate is first felt on the tongue, later it comes on the roof of the mouth. Taste: light and sweet, later bitter.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
creppyiceman (105) - POLAND - AUG 10, 2015
Just piss-looking water, sour ,full of esters ,it tastes like addle apple juice.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DraftDodger (514) - - AUG 9, 2015
Ulice 9/8 2015. 50 cl can from local market (Voli). Pours clear very pale yellow with big white head. Settles quickly leaving thin lacing. Aroma is sweetish with a sour tang. Medium carbonation. Taste follows the nose and is dominated by sweetish malts. Aftertaste is sourish. Ok thirst quencher if consumed cold. Should not be enjoyed lukewarm.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
andrewje41 (1456) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 4, 2015
22 oz bottle purchased for $2. Iím not really sure what is more interesting; this beer, or the articles online that surround it. Iíve read about the possibility of AB halting the brand, all the way to them paying people back their money (and then some) for drinking it. All because people canít fathom the idea of an imported beer being brewed in their backyard. Or in this way, the great gateway to the west. Iím not one to care. When it comes to this kind of beer, I tend to remain on the less picky side. Although a US brewed Becks VS a German brewed Becks would be a fun blind taste test. All of this added up to the thought crossing my mind that I better rate this before I lose my opportunity. That, coupled with the fact that growing up, this was my Dadís favorite beer, and drank it about as much as I drink every other beer combined. I suppose I also hadnít submitted a long, random, rambling review in a while, so I guess Iím killing a half dozen birds with one beer. I felt very silly pouring this into a glass, but I did for color and appearance reviews alone. Donít worry, Iíll drink the rest properly out of the bottle. When it comes to green bottle, premium import/export (see above) lagers, this one is decently refreshing and most importantly, finishable. Nearly transparent pale yellow color with an aroma that filled the room upon cracking it open. Extremely light flavor. About as watery as they come. There isnít a single flavor strong enough to identify or point out. I certainly wouldnít use the word "complex" in itís description, but no heavy complaints here. Just an average, water forward light lager. For two bucks, Iím sure Iíll find myself in a "why not?" mood again someday.


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