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Beck's Gold - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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74
okay

35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 15.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-31-2003)
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3/5  rDev -2.6%

11-19-2012 20:07:56 | More by slacker79
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Beck's Gold
500ml can
€3.90 @ Relay Frankfurt Flughafen, Terminal A+

Nothing hurts more than paying airport prices for a beer that's just mediocre, but what can you do? There wasn't much for me to choose from, and the Franziskaner (that I always drink) cost the same amount, so I went with this based on the Beck's name. Unfortunately that didn't help. This is clearly a beer that they've toned-down for the masses. For all I know it could just be Beck's with water added because, honestly, that's what it seems like. The bitterness that you expect from a solid north German brewery is just not there, and of course hop flavor follows. The malt is tamed down as well, but of course it would have to be or it would go out of balance... which means the body is lighter as well. So yes, it's a crisp, clean Euro lager with a firm bitterness, but there are so many of those out there that this one just doesn't stand out.

Serving type: can

01-08-2014 05:22:37 | More by NeroFiddled
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clarknova

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2.5/5  rDev -18.8%

10-19-2013 10:02:51 | More by clarknova
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Serbia

1.5/5  rDev -51.3%

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Johnq1964

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -2.6%

08-25-2013 18:24:01 | More by Johnq1964
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ronin926

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

06-20-2013 05:18:44 | More by ronin926
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Oldkentman

Ohio

3/5  rDev -2.6%

06-11-2013 14:40:15 | More by Oldkentman
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Miha

Slovenia

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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cm1313

Germany

4/5  rDev +29.9%

05-09-2013 15:28:32 | More by cm1313
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Austria

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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Lukass

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

12-20-2012 03:19:43 | More by Lukass
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -2.6%

11-11-2012 00:05:27 | More by cfalovo97
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -2.6%

05-09-2012 18:55:17 | More by BigCheese
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elBecko

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -2.6%

02-27-2012 15:55:17 | More by elBecko
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Douberd

Netherlands

2.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle of 330 ml. First impression just by looking at the bottle, this looks like a summer/party beer, like it's Beck's Green Lemon brother. It pours a golden yellow colour with a two finger soapy head that quickly goes away.

Aroma is of corn and something sweet, can't really recognize it.

The taste is mildly bitter, traces of corny taste can be found but thankfully not that stong.

Very thin in body and minimal carbonation.

Overall, as I was expecting, a light summer beer that you can drink in large quantities, great for parties I guess.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 16:47:50 | More by Douberd
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Romania

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Germany

3/5  rDev -2.6%

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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

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VaterRoss

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -2.6%

12-11-2011 01:35:00 | More by VaterRoss
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

2.83/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours pale golden, almost straw-colored. The white head starts off really tall and thick but quickly sinks into decent lacings.

S: Surprisingly grainy for a German Pilsener, and almost a bit corny. Some sweet malt. Bitter hops, but way too modest. It’s more like a macro Euro Pale Lager than a German Pilsener.

T: That was better; more bitter hops to balance the malt. Way less grain and not any sign of corn. Mild taste, but not unpleasant.

M: Aftertaste is short and bitter. Body is light and carbonation medium. Smooth.

O: Well, this one was all over the place; the smell reminded of Euro Pale Lager, the taste was more like German Pilsener but way to mild. And aftertaste was very short. Very drinkable, anyway.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2011 07:15:55 | More by Evil_Pidde
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MTNboy

Germany

3.13/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This seems to be a popular beer among young Germans especially in the clubs. It has a gold color with a lot of fizz. It smells grassy and little citrus like. If it wasn’t for purity laws I would say that this beer had a lot of adjunct but I know that it must meet those standards. It has light sweet grainy taste. The body is light and highly carbonated.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2011 04:46:10 | More by MTNboy
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Beck's Gold from Brauerei Beck & Co.
74 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.