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Beck's Sapphire - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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BA SCORE
65
poor

459 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 459
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 22.71%
Wants: 2
Gots: 32 | 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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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

2.79/5  rDev +2.2%

Poured into a fluted pilsner glass.

Look: Nice golden color, rising bubbles. A white head that leaves an even film, but no lacing.

Aroma: Sweet malts, cereal grains, faint sour hops.

Taste: Clean, sweet. Malts and barley mostly, and a sour finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, dry.

Overall: Boring.

02-22-2014 15:46:44 | More by JuicesFlowing
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev +19%

06-03-2013 03:46:30 | More by BlueMoon10
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mikeg67

New Jersey

1.73/5  rDev -36.6%

12 oz bottle. Pours golden hue with long lasting, foamy, white head. Nose is of honey and bready malt. Body is light-medium and smooth. Finish is watery. Taste is of bready malt, some honey and hint of hops. Nice drain pour. At least I did not pay for this.

01-05-2014 18:37:33 | More by mikeg67
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

03-09-2013 20:40:36 | More by scottbrew4u
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Spikester

Oregon

3.36/5  rDev +23.1%

Clear gold with a two finger head that leaves quickly leaving a few splatters of lace.
Smell is malty with a bit of grassy hops.
Taste is sweet malts with a touch of herbal grassy hops.
Mouthfel is light to medium with adequete carbonation. Finishes lightly sweet with a almost no hop bitterness.
Overall a German malt liquor.
Too sweet not enough hop presence.
The German answer to Bud Light Platinum or Miller Fortune. Why bother?

07-26-2014 07:03:00 | More by Spikester
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Eighty

Washington

1.5/5  rDev -45.1%

12-05-2013 18:32:41 | More by Eighty
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freewill35

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

01-02-2013 21:31:00 | More by freewill35
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Zuidman

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

03-22-2013 03:31:20 | More by Zuidman
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dbossman

Nebraska

2.78/5  rDev +1.8%

A: Slightly pale, golden hue and bubbly with a sudsy head and a tiny bit of lacing

S: Lots of grains; a a bit of butter, with some toasty bready malts and a hint of citrus and herbal hops--quite subdued

T: Some slight hop bitterness up front followed by grainy, toasted malts; some butter; it's okay but pretty simple and the buttery sweetness on the back end gets a bit wearing

F: Kind of sticky--too sticky actually; okay body

O: A pretty simple and boring beer; nothing too off putting but pretty bland all around

06-20-2013 00:11:46 | More by dbossman
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DOCRW

Washington

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-23-2014 20:37:22 | More by DOCRW
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Kromes

Georgia

2.83/5  rDev +3.7%

A crystal clear, light straw color with no noticeable head.

Sweet honey malts with a bit of grassy hop and maybe some corn.

A sweet honey flavor with a bit of grassy hop and then a sweet lingering grain flavor in the finish with a touch of bitterness and alcohol.

Light and watery. Easy to drink. Matches the style.

Below average pilsener. Seems like the goal was to make a cheap lager with higher than normal alcohol.

02-15-2013 17:39:18 | More by Kromes
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-09-2013 02:19:57 | More by hockeyfighter19
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johntfox

Florida

3/5  rDev +9.9%

05-21-2013 17:29:43 | More by johntfox
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-18-2013 03:33:16 | More by HamGlade10
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

2.31/5  rDev -15.4%

Product of Saint Louis USA (really?) and it shows. Pours to a pale gold color and 3/4 inch head that falls to a 1/8 inch layer of foam. Lacing is low to none. Aroma is faint and grainy with a hint of played out noble hops. Flavor is bland and boozy with a cheap beer taste you wouldn't even expect from Becks. Grainy, slightly bready and sweet with a dry, slick finish. Mouthfeel is OK. Overall, a disappointing beer that goes along with the Bud Platinum trend. Never again.

04-06-2013 20:24:35 | More by EagleTalon
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Murrhey

Montana

1.99/5  rDev -27.1%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass in high elevation Kalispell, Mont. Reviewed live.

A- Three-finger white head with large bubbles rapidly eroding. Pilsner color, golden color beer. Nothing special.

S- Slightly spicy hop aroma. Pretty much all I'm getting from this. Like a pils.

T- Water with a few earthy hops dunked in. Tastes like watered down tea. Not bad tasting...but almost not tasting at all.

M- Water. Maybe a little bit thicker.

O- Mediocre is too high a score for this beer. Not bad tasting, but pretty much just water.

07-16-2013 04:07:18 | More by Murrhey
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tjsdomer2

Illinois

2.33/5  rDev -14.7%

Appearance: Weird carbonation, like soda water or Bud Light. Maybe a shade darker than regular Beck's, but just maybe.

Smell: This really does smell like absolutely nothing. Some dry hay only.

Taste/Mouthfeel: A bit of lemon peel. Less malt and more hops than regular Beck's. Decent crispness in the mouthfeel, but the bitter lemon overwhelms.

Overall Drinkability: About what I expected. Should be sapphire, but really fool's gold.

02-10-2013 05:13:04 | More by tjsdomer2
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Kyrojack

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-19-2013 17:33:00 | More by Kyrojack
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JDizzle

Indiana

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

03-24-2013 02:53:09 | More by JDizzle
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CloudStrife

New York

2.79/5  rDev +2.2%

12oz bottle poured into a tulip.

A: Pours a clear light amber golden yellow with a 1 finger white head. A decent amount of visible carbonation.

S: Hard to detect much aroma, a faint sweetness, malts and a hint of booze.

T: Not an overly flavorful beer. Balanced blend of light malts and the hops. Non-offensive but not interesting. Gets a little sweet as it warms.

M: Light body, average carbonation. Fairly clean finish, easy drinking.

Overall I'm not too impressed but really wasnt expecting much. Better to drink it cold. Take a pass.

02-23-2013 03:03:23 | More by CloudStrife
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justinm4bama

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

07-13-2013 01:10:52 | More by justinm4bama
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

04-25-2013 03:33:21 | More by chefduff2
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

2.89/5  rDev +5.9%

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a very transparent gold with little to almost no bubbles on the body. They definitely are floating creating a subtle head maybe 1/8" coming off white.

Smell: Easily the weakest property of the beer, light hops. If you ask me it comes off a tad skunk which it isn't but then again most pilseners never have amazed me when it comes to scent.

Taste: Light bitterness with a creamy wet hop infusion.

Mouth: Feels a touch dry, with a smooth bitter after -taste.

Overall: Not a bad beer at all, doesn't hit you hard in the pockets either it feels and tastes more like a bolder Beck's for the same price why not. Salud!

02-05-2013 06:38:00 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +19%

11-01-2013 00:39:02 | More by brandonld23
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-15-2014 15:10:17 | More by Burkbom23
Beck's Sapphire from Brauerei Beck & Co.
65 out of 100 based on 459 ratings.