Brewed by Brauerei Beck & Co./Becks (InBev)
Style: Low Alcohol
Bremen, Germany


on tap


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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 69   ABV: 2.3%
Only 64 calories. Less than any other beer as of June, 2005.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
FistFullOfCats (163) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2010
If you are comparing this to full calorie beer, then yea, its drinkable at best. But as far as the super lights go, you can do much, much worse. Forget the complex description; tastes like a Heineken light mixed with water.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (2625) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 1, 2017
For what this is, it isnít horrible very low calorie and still almost like a beer, it drink like a NA beer, but has a little of buzz worthiness. Sweet grainy, decent body especially considering abv. Good for after a run or mowing if you are trying to hold back on the beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
beer_rookie (530) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 15, 2016
12 oz green bottle. Yay!

Pours a very light pale color. My tap water is darker than this. It has a white head that vanishes almost as quickly as it appears. No retention, no lacing. The best part about this is the fact it is so clear, the bubbles floating around in there are quite pretty.

Aroma is no skunk! Has the typical Euro lager aroma. You know what Iím talking about. Grassy, bready, not bad.

Taste is pretty much the typical Euro lager taste. Tastes like Becks, Heineken, etc, only much lighter. Spicy hops are the dominant taste. Hops and water. Thereís a metallic sort of taste deep into the finish.

Mouthfeel is very light, very watery. Despite that, itís super duper drinkable, I mean afterall, itís mostly water. I guess this would be insanely refreshing on a hot day. However, itís lacking body to make it too enjoyable.

Overall, itís not so good. It is great for a low calorie, diet beer. But that doesnít make it worthy of a good score. Itís decent enough that if I were offered, I wouldnít turn it down. Itís light enough, that if it were skunked, you probably wouldnít notice. Itís bottled water, really, itís all it is. If you offer me this, or Dasani, Iím taking this hands down. This beer beats the snot out of Dasani!!!

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
JeepGC4x4 (31) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 9, 2015
Very light color beer. It doesnít taste like much; very mild. Moderate level of carbonation. Overall, slightly underwhelming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jamesewelch (259) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Notes from BJCP tasting session, 2-4oz sample from 12oz bottle

Aroma: spicy (maybe saaz) hops, grainy and sweet malt, clean fermentation

Appearance: pale straw, brilliant clarity, white head

Taste: grainy sweet, low to medium bitterness with spicy and/or noble hops, very clean ,well lagered, with a dry finish

Palate: very light body, medium carbonation, smooth

Overall: A very well made light beer, just not my thing. The bitterness was very subtle and Iíd prefer a tad more noticeable bitterness. Great clarify and color.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAY 8, 2015
Ok beer. Just a little too light for my taste. Needs a little more body. Mouthfeel seemed light as well.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
PhatCatt (81) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 12, 2015
UPDATED: APR 9, 2017 Not much foam when it poured into a glass, white head, clear beer color with not much too it (nothing interesting). Not offensive. Wouldíve been much better had it a fuller flavor, but its overall not bad for a beer this light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stoferj (1) - Dublin, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2015 does not count
My favorite light lager. Clean and crisp with more flavor than others in this genre. Perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
rondphoto (4350) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 8, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear light straw color, barely visible rim head, no lace, only a couple of rising bubbles to give it any life. Taste is very light malt that has an adjunct contributing a little on the swallow. Not much there, but it matches the regular Beckís in flavor, and it is better than Michelob Ultra and its brethern,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
slowrunner77 (11461) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Tailgaiter. Surprisingly non-offensive (though not good either) given how skunky Becks can be. Maybe I got a good one, or maybe less is more with crappy euro lager."

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AlbionOakley (32) - Poulton, Lancashire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Reasonable enough and cheap. Light version of one of the more tolerable "main" european lagers. Fairly dry which is the main thing I like about becks.

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