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Beck's Dark - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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BA SCORE
70
okay

647 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 647
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 17.88%
Wants: 5
Gots: 31 | 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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Photo of metter98
3.2/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: When held up to a bright light, this beer is clear very dark amber in color and has a light amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that gradually died down, leaving large wispy bubbles on the surface of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of dark malts in the nose.
T: The dark malt flavors in the taste are much stronger than the smell and also include hints of burnt malts. There is a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink compared to other beers in the style but is also a lot lighter-bodied and not quite as flavorful.

metter98, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of Bighorn
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Bighorn, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of tomis850
3/5  rDev -0.7%

tomis850, Jun 22, 2012
Photo of soonerlight
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

soonerlight, Jun 20, 2012
Photo of JoeAmerican77
2.88/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A dark amber brown,with lacy off white head, Newcastle-like in appearence.

The nose yields wet grains, sweet brown sugar, and overripe strawberries.

The flavor profile is quite subdued,light caramel and sweet mollasesdominate a tin-like aftertaste which I assume is hop bitterness.

Lends a light bodied, small bubble feel, a little stickiness after the swallow is nice.

Perhaps an average job from one of the big boys, but it could be so much better.

JoeAmerican77, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of Stevie_Janowski
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Stevie_Janowski, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of rkarimi
2.96/5  rDev -2%

rkarimi, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of JuicesFlowing
2.88/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a dark brown, with perhaps a ruby hue in the light. A fizzy off-white head dissipates to nearly nothing but a ring around the edges. No lacing whatsoever. The smell is slightly dank, musty, but otherwise slightly sweet malts and a bit of nuttiness. The beer tastes a bit metallic. There are some faint caramel and toasted malts in here, but that's about it. The mouthfeel is a bit watery.

Overall, if I'm going to pound some beers for a sporting event, I'd drink this over Beck's Lager. That's about it. There are far more better options for dunkels and whatnot. I'm not regretting buying it, it served it's purpose.

JuicesFlowing, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of MaddDogg84
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

MaddDogg84, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of wakajawaka76
3/5  rDev -0.7%

wakajawaka76, May 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

NastyT, May 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

abcramer, May 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

ArsenalBB, May 12, 2012
Photo of robertaddis
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

robertaddis, May 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

DrunkinYogi, May 10, 2012
Photo of Insanity55
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Insanity55, Apr 30, 2012
Photo of tbeer40
3/5  rDev -0.7%

tbeer40, Apr 27, 2012
Photo of soju6
2.93/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a dark brown color with a fair head that fades to some lacing.

S: Aroma of malt sweetness, spice and somewhat grainy.

T: taste of malt sweetness with some grain. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Fairly light body, crisp and quite smooth.

O: Decent drinker that goes down easy. good for a couple.

soju6, Apr 27, 2012
Photo of olbubba
3/5  rDev -0.7%

olbubba, Apr 27, 2012
Photo of micahmye
4/5  rDev +32.5%

micahmye, Apr 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

macrosmatic, Apr 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

smartassboiler, Apr 10, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

mikepcarney, Apr 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

avisong, Apr 06, 2012
Photo of JoshuaGoode
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

JoshuaGoode, Apr 05, 2012
Beck's Dark from Brauerei Beck & Co.
70 out of 100 based on 647 ratings.