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Beck's - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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1,659 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,659
Reviews: 629
rAvg: 2.74
pDev: 24.09%
Wants: 8
Gots: 122 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co. visit their website

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)
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

Duvel, Mar 09, 2013
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1.33/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

My friends and i have been wondering why the taste has been different lately. (Not good) We now know its because becks is no longer made in germany. It's made in St. Louis. Honestly it is bad by comparison.

Becks was # 3 favorite behind bass & guinness in the world. Now... not sure if i (we) will ever buy another one.

Make that a never period. The complete lack of notification & the tiny colorless writing on the label just adds more distaste to the expirience.

Fyi.. my fav- bass ale may be selling out also. The new "bass india pale ale" is horrid. (Made in usa also). I must have had thousands of each beer ( becks, bass) but now... well it wont be helping the european economic union.

As far as describing the different taste, hhmmm? Just not sure how to put it in words. Just not as strong a tang. (Like a supermarket tomato compared to one fresh from your yard - or local farm). May be the water also. For some reason they just don't taste as clean.

Not sure when this change was made but it seemed around the time the label promo was in effect. (6 months or so we noticed the diff) It was only today we found the product of usa on the bottle. It is sad.

meumithink, Mar 08, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

splendidsplinter, Mar 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

weerezboy, Mar 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +46%

gwiedman1, Mar 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

CurtisD, Mar 02, 2013
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1/5  rDev -63.5%

bsopko, Mar 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

bigbeers84, Mar 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

RyanLaCount03, Feb 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

sixerofelixir, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of filstan
2.03/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

For those that remain unaware of the fact that InBev has ceased bringing German Becks into the United States, and has chosen instead to now brew it at AB in St Louis, you will not be surprised to learn that Becks as we all knew it no longer exists. What we have now is a beer that tastes remarkably like what Budweiser/Michelob USED to taste like! This InBev insult to Becks Brauerei Bremen is almost devoid of hop aroma and character. There is malt to be sure, but it is restrained. We now have a beer for the masses that will elicit little if any comment. This is now a hot weather quencher that can sadly sit along in the ice filled cooler with Coors, MGD, Bud, and light beers ad nauseum. This is what InBev wants it to be.

I drank this beer last night at the UC in Chicago out of a 16 oz can. When I saw the label, Brewed in the USA I knew I had the imposter in hand. Everyone, I implore you, do not buy InBev products if you can help it. Certainly don't buy Becks USA. Do not support their program to buy breweries, cheapen recipes, and ruin what was otherwise good beer. InBev are a plague on this earth. Becks is their latest outrage to the beer drinker. BOYCOTT THIS BEER!

filstan, Feb 26, 2013
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1/5  rDev -63.5%

EUFTG, Feb 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

mcewesr, Feb 25, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -54.4%

Punisher, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of The21ner
4.28/5  rDev +56.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Unfortunately domestic American beers are a joke. I completely gave up on them. Of the foreign beers, beck's has to be one of my favorites. It has a very classic skunky European smell to it, It's nod bad , just a very distinctive odor. It goes well with food or by itself after a long day. It can be found in most stores in my area and has a very affordable price at $3.49 for a 24 oz bottle. I am surprised to see other comments bashing this beer, i suppose it's a case of love it or hate it. Overall 4.25.

The21ner, Feb 22, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -36.1%

acsprouse, Feb 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

rossm15, Feb 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

billblakeslee, Feb 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -27%

tmcarter23, Feb 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

gtermi, Feb 20, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

deathpulse42, Feb 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

Alek, Feb 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

jiffymon, Feb 13, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

thomscottson, Feb 13, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

JAHMUR, Feb 12, 2013
Beck's from Brauerei Beck & Co.
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