1. The BeerAdvocate Store is back! Pre-order your stuff now. Items begin shipping Dec 15. Christmas deadline = Dec 18 @ 5pm EST.
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Beck's - Brauerei Beck & Co.

Not Rated.
Beck'sBeck's

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
65
poor

1,762 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,762
Reviews: 638
rAvg: 2.75
pDev: 24%
Wants: 8
Gots: 163 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-18-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Beck's Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,762 | Reviews: 638 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of joe12pk
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of mert93
3.5/5  rDev +27.3%

Photo of wejohnsn
2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

i Bought it walmart in a 12 pack, was wanting something i hadnt had before. first i have to admit i am a fan of IPA and strong flavors. This does not have a strong flavor. it had good carbonation and mouthfeel, almost like a sprite. the flavor wasnt there, none, zilch. if someone gave it to me i would drink it but i wont buy it again. plain old budweiser or Miller has beer taste than this. I expected more from a German beer and now i feel betrayed , let down and disappointed.

Photo of JKG
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of Algar11
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of DuffMan23
2.36/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of Beefstroganoff
2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Mwbr_d
4.08/5  rDev +48.4%

Photo of LoganMc
1.64/5  rDev -40.4%

Photo of StevenMilligan
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of FaradayUncaged
2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of MorrisZuno
5/5  rDev +81.8%

Photo of Torreon10
2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of RBrosi
1.48/5  rDev -46.2%

Photo of HamdenHector
3.18/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: crystal clear; pale yellow; less than a 1 finger white head that receded to a thin collar; light lacing;

S: light malt; no hops;

T: light and crisp; pale malt with a bit of hops in the background; light bitterness on the finish;

M: light bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: nothing great and nothing awful;

Photo of James_NelsonIV
2/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of Dougology
2/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of btheluvdoctor
4.3/5  rDev +56.4%

Photo of BKotch
2.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of moshea
2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of Upslion
4.2/5  rDev +52.7%

Photo of buzzedup
2/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of yancot
3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.58/5  rDev -6.2%

Time for another lager. I am going to try to lose weight by drinking more beer and eating less. Is that plausible? I dunno. It sounds fun though!

Appearance (3.25) : Foamy white, almost artificial looking (like school glue or marshmallow creme) head. It's sitting at about 2 fingers. Body is a transparent pale straw color with lots of clarity.

Aroma (2) : I can smell it from here, the vegetal smells and rotten garbage corn. BUT, let's see what it's like up close...

Musty corn, maybe some distant barley. But mostly just musty corn.

Taste (2.75) : Marginally better than the aroma, but the first word that comes to mind is "funky". First taste is washed out corn, then some musty barley notes, and finally it ends with a semi-dry corn/faint hop taste. I really don't have much more to say.

Mouthfeel (2.75) : Stabbing carbonation with a very light creamy underbelly. Light bodied as to be expected. Ends semi-dry.

Overall (2.58) : It's not a bad beer, and it's not something I'd avoid like the plague. I just would probably never drink it again unless it was offered to me for free. It's just got this linear cornfest thing going on, with diaper and musty barley. Can't shake it.

Beck's from Brauerei Beck & Co.
65 out of 100 based on 1,762 ratings.