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Beck's Premier Light - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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BA SCORE
55
awful

162 Ratings
THE BROS
51
awful

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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 2.18
pDev: 28.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  2.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yeagerbm on 03-30-2005)
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DmanGTR

Florida

2/5  rDev -8.3%

01-28-2013 22:23:44 | More by DmanGTR
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BeerLover99

Illinois

2/5  rDev -8.3%

01-26-2013 20:10:18 | More by BeerLover99
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spycow

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev +3.2%

01-17-2013 16:12:37 | More by spycow
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sd123

Louisiana

2.25/5  rDev +3.2%

12-12-2012 03:46:22 | More by sd123
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -8.3%

12-07-2012 15:41:47 | More by Damian74Shensky
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mwar

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +37.6%

11-26-2012 23:56:23 | More by mwar
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mmilyko

Nevada

2/5  rDev -8.3%

11-02-2012 23:41:40 | More by mmilyko
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

2/5  rDev -8.3%

10-25-2012 02:06:51 | More by BlackBeerDown
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GFD400

New York

2/5  rDev -8.3%

10-02-2012 00:45:06 | More by GFD400
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GMB

Japan

3.08/5  rDev +41.3%

Beck's Premier Light pours exactly as a light beer should: A very pale, translucent body holds up a finger or so of snow-white foam. The head is denser than one might expect from a beer so light, and manages to stick around little longer, too.

The nose is intriguing. There is no malty character, but the distinct smell of hops promises that this light offering may have more in store for us than the average light lager.

But alas, the beer's appearance and smell prove to its best qualities. The mouthfeel is average, though slightly less carbonation than other beers in the genre makes this one gentler on the palate than one might expect. The light hoppy character promised by the nose is indiscernible in the first sip; the hoppy flavor only emerges in the aftertaste.

In a well-executed light lager, a very light malt produces a crisp, clean, slightly sweet taste. In this case, the absence of malt leaves the beer tasting like slightly floral seltzer water. And so it seems that the problem here is a lack of balance. All the beer needs is a slightly more substantial malty character to support its pleasant but faint hoppy aroma. It should be possible to achieve this without sacrificing the thin, crisp body one expects from these beers.

Still, Beck's Premier Light's mildness and hoppy nose are refreshing enough to recommend it to those of us who enjoy sipping very light lagers on hot summer evenings. The beer is above-average as far as very light lagers go, and as long as you don't let the nose fool you, you won't be disappointed.

09-22-2012 23:51:56 | More by GMB
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beerpadawan

California

2/5  rDev -8.3%

08-27-2012 01:03:11 | More by beerpadawan
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Jenessa

Ohio

1/5  rDev -54.1%

08-09-2012 01:19:58 | More by Jenessa
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

1.5/5  rDev -31.2%

08-01-2012 02:13:43 | More by sanitarium16
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WorldOfBeerCraft

New York

2/5  rDev -8.3%

07-30-2012 07:44:32 | More by WorldOfBeerCraft
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +95%

07-06-2012 03:23:00 | More by Dapperticus
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dsaltzb

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -8.3%

06-12-2012 04:07:35 | More by dsaltzb
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mcss

New York

1.75/5  rDev -19.7%

06-12-2012 03:48:18 | More by mcss
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hardcor33

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev +14.7%

06-07-2012 03:15:56 | More by hardcor33
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crisis44

New York

1.25/5  rDev -42.7%

06-01-2012 22:56:40 | More by crisis44
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Mermaidhunter


2.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-24-2012 13:36:45 | More by Mermaidhunter
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kylehay2004

Florida

2.1/5  rDev -3.7%

No real head to speak of on a straw clear body. Aroma is very mild and is your typical light pale hopless malt nose. Flavor is watery with pale malts and slight bitterness showing up in the finish. Super light body and high carbonation and as refreshing as water. Overall low expectations for which I wasn't surprised or disappointed in the outcome.

05-13-2012 02:33:35 | More by kylehay2004
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snowsurfer422

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +60.6%

05-02-2012 23:36:28 | More by snowsurfer422
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RespetoCerveza101

Florida

2/5  rDev -8.3%

04-19-2012 22:39:16 | More by RespetoCerveza101
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aceparadis

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev +37.6%

04-13-2012 12:40:07 | More by aceparadis
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -31.2%

03-07-2012 01:53:37 | More by carrollmel7
Beck's Premier Light from Brauerei Beck & Co.
55 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.