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Beck's Sapphire - Brauerei Beck & Co.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
65
poor

486 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 486
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 2.74
pDev: 22.99%
Wants: 2
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: peabody on 12-21-2012)
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

dmorgan310, Dec 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Pog-Mo-Thoin, Dec 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

BeerMeBrah, Dec 22, 2013
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3.14/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I think this beer is generally underrated.
My reason is the lovely clean hop aroma and well balanced taste.

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace.

S: The aroma contains lager yeast, light caramelized malts and a faint touch of hops. Bright, refreshig, good in a pinch.

T: The taste starts with bready flavors followed by a sweetness along with a mild hops presence creating some balance. The after-taste is crisp. This beer is (again fine in a pinch).

M: Crisp and smooth, light body, medium carbonation, finish is clean. Good creaminess.

O: I would drink this over most mass produced beers, including Beck or Heinekin.

Act25, Dec 17, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

TheBeerdedCharmer, Dec 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

berlinabb, Dec 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

cbcrunch, Dec 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

67cuda, Dec 11, 2013
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2/5  rDev -27%

tfsimpkins, Dec 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

civicm87, Dec 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

GuiltyCrown, Dec 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

Rod_J, Dec 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

bcapon, Dec 06, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -45.3%

Eighty, Dec 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

citrusydark, Nov 28, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Hellpop65, Nov 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

kdbjr1954, Nov 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

klimoja, Nov 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

afinepilsner, Nov 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

BeerDreadz, Nov 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -27%

Sammy, Nov 16, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -17.9%

dfhhead25, Nov 13, 2013
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2/5  rDev -27%

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3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

a0lbudman, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of CFHMagnet
2.7/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

I pour to a finger of nearly white head. The body is a pale urine color. A decent amount of bubbles is seen making their way to the top. The head dissipates in a minute or so.

Smells of sweet grass and adjunct.

A wheaty/crackery malt sets it up in the beginning. Sweet grass takes over, then dries down to a stale biscuit flavor with a little indistinct bitter at the end.

The mouthfeel is light bodied. It goes down rather quick, which is good, because I have a second mass-pro beer to drink before bedtime.

Overall I feel this is a poor representation of the German pilsener style. It does taste like they want it to be good, but just can't seem to get it there.

CFHMagnet, Nov 09, 2013
Beck's Sapphire from Brauerei Beck & Co.
65 out of 100 based on 486 ratings.