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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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common

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RATINGS: 1977   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hoped (18) - Arizona, USA - MAY 7, 2003
This beer used to be one of my favorites 15 years ago and I can tell you I like it more from this attractive 12 oz. can. This is the first time I have had a can of Becks. Pours with a graciuos head and nice pale ale like carbination. The smell is slight grain and and light floral citrus hop. No detection of unpleasant odors. The flavor is light malt and grains with a light hop flavor and bitterness. The best mouthfeel Ive found in a lager yet. Nice carbonation tingle. I suppose with my new found taste for IPA's, Imperial Stouts, and Barley Wines, I would have to call this a fine lighter beer.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
aronvarga (292) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 26, 2014
500 ml can. Clear, pale yellow colour, short-life medium sized off-white porous head, vapor corn aroma, light watery body, high carbonation, slight sweet malty and powerful resinous hoppy bitter taste, simply and resinous hoppy bitter palate. Not well-balanced and too watery.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ziobarba2000 (3) - Roma, ITALY - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Bottiglia da 0,66. Semplice birra da pasto. Gusto lineare e poco caratterizzato. Schiuma vaporosa e inconsistente. Poco carbonata e luppolatura impercettibile. Consiglio 1/10

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
edsspoon (370) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
This was alright. Drank on the train like a vagrant. Bottle - Pale golden with a bubbly white head. Some okay lacing. Aroma of malt, cereal, lemon and grass. Not especially nice. Think it’s malted barley that make these lagers smell so terrible. Taste of sweet malt, metal, a little grassy and lemony with light bitterness . Quite sweet. A little fresh mint. Light body prickly carbonation. Dry and a little oily.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Boomersmancave1 (59) - Indiana, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Not what i expected. Kind of disappointed. light golden color. Bitter aftertaste. Thin head when poured.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VincentKabel (196) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2014
Light golden colour, white head. Medium carbonation. Malty flavour and aroma, slightly hopped and a little fruitiness in the background. Decent beer, not a great one.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Msdrbeat (47) - - AUG 10, 2014
Pretty meh. Out of the bottle. Very average but not bad. Flat tasting at best. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
lobs_ols (71) - LATVIA - AUG 9, 2014
Transparent light gold, fizzy white head that stays longer than it should. Weak hoppy notes mixed with "that big lager smell" on the nose. Bit overcarbonated, slightly bitter taste. Some weird notes I cannot quite pin down. Could be worse. No finish.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Pyrmir (3317) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2014
330 ml can. Crispy and light, metal, light grass and hay. No major off notes. And absolutely perfect after a long day of hot work

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
markoijelena (213) - SERBIA - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle 0.33l from Zrce beach Pag island Croatia.For me one of the worst "German" beers. Metallic taste.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Travlr (11016) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Draft at Lufthansa lounge, Frankfurt airport. Aroma of pepper, taste is bitter throughout, body is light. Boring. At least it was free.


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