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Beck's Dark - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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BA SCORE
70
okay

606 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 606
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 18.21%
Wants: 3
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-07-2001)
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boilermakerbrew

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3.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A- Pours a medium, chocolate brown in color. Fairly clear in body, but sight through the beer is reduced greatly by its dark color. Larger, 3 finger head forms on top and retains very well. Lacing is good.

S- Light and very similar to regular Becks on the nose. Typical pilsner scent with a hint of skunky-ness. A little bit of bitterness in there, as well as a hint of darker malts.

T- Starts off light and grainy in flavor, before a slight hint of darker malt flavors peaks in for a brief minute. The beer ends with a slight hops bitterness that balances out the lighter flavor of the beer.

M- Rather smooth and drinkable, like most German styles. Lighter in body than most German lagers, but still giving the creamy feel. Low to medium amount of carbonation.

Overall, an underwhelming example of the style, but one of the few you can get almost anywhere in the US. Really no comparison to the same, or similar, beers on tap.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 23:10:13 | More by boilermakerbrew
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Beck's Dark from Brauerei Beck & Co.
70 out of 100 based on 606 ratings.