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Beck's Sapphire - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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BA SCORE
65
poor

438 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 438
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 23.08%
Wants: 3
Gots: 26 | 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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Amalak

New York

2.54/5  rDev -7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A. It is crystal clear gold color with some streams of bubbles coming up through the middle. It has a thick foamy white head that dissipates quickly. Little lace.

S. Slight metallic scent.

T/M. It has a grape taste. A mild hop feel. It is smooth. Underneath it is a sour metal taste. It has a light body.

O. No real flavor or kick. Tastes like a smoothed out Becks. Nothing special here.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2013 00:57:00 | More by Amalak
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jak

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +19%

06-17-2013 02:42:54 | More by jak
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animal69

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

03-04-2013 23:14:46 | More by animal69
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barczar

Kentucky

3.01/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a brilliant golden color with a foamy one inch ivory head that dissipates slowly, leaving no lacing.

Minerals, cracker-like malt, grain, and floral hops form the aroma.

Grain, lightly skunky character, lightly toasted, bready malt, and a little grainy sweetness form the flavor profile. The skunky character is a little odd. Not sure if it's the hops or what.

Body is moderate, with moderate carbonation, light astringency, and a touch of alcohol warmth.

Eh. Grain, lightly toasted malt are good, but the skunky character is offputting.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2013 21:00:18 | More by barczar
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

04-20-2013 14:54:24 | More by Zachtheporter
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Lukass

Ohio

3/5  rDev +9.9%

01-25-2013 16:45:30 | More by Lukass
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richkrull

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

02-01-2014 20:44:28 | More by richkrull
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

08-21-2013 18:55:55 | More by Damian74Shensky
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

05-19-2013 02:21:45 | More by ummswimmin
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -26.7%

03-01-2013 15:04:11 | More by bigbeers84
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dogfishandi

New York

2.84/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter. At fridge temp.

Pours out a very clear light golden color with a small layer of white that holds some decent retention, but no real lacing to speak of.

Mineral lager yeast with maybe a touch of sweet lagery grain.

Mineral water like lager yeast with some sweet generic grain flavor. The slightest hint of lemongrass hop, maybe im even imagining that. Actually more sweet than bitter.

Light bodied, but not watery. Carbonation about right for the style.

I thought this would atleast have some sort of hopiness seeing as its brewed exclusively with sapphire hops, but unfortunately it smells and tastes like most cheap adjunct lagers. I'll stick to prima and urqell when I'm caring a pilsner, which isn't too often.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2013 05:45:01 | More by dogfishandi
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avisong

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +19%

03-28-2014 01:12:30 | More by avisong
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hosehead83

Ohio

2.95/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a "stylish" black bottle into a standard pint glass.
Clear pale gold in color, with an airy two-inch head of foam.
Aroma-Faint pale malt
Taste-Pale malt, very faint hop prescence, rather creamy mouthfeel. Overall, a very ho-hum pilsner.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 15:53:58 | More by hosehead83
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

11-13-2013 16:06:54 | More by dfhhead25
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tbryan5

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -26.7%

03-03-2013 20:26:16 | More by tbryan5
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LJWalker

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-11-2013 21:57:17 | More by LJWalker
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev +19%

02-12-2013 02:39:41 | More by Chucker17
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generallee

New York

3/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The label lists the abv at 6%.

Appearance: It has a tall soapy head which settles out quickly leaving not much lacing. The beer itself has a clear golden body with some visible carbonation.

Smell: There is a white bread like maltiness with light candy like notes in the background. It also has a slight hop presence.

Taste / Palate: There is not a lot going on here. It has a light white bready like malt base with a quick hint of sweetness, a slight touch of grainy alcohol and then a clean dry finish with light hop notes.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 07:50:10 | More by generallee
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +9.9%

01-26-2013 04:58:23 | More by Kunstman
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

03-22-2014 20:15:57 | More by Oakenator
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

05-17-2013 03:50:20 | More by Sludgeman
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bump8628

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

01-22-2013 23:39:49 | More by bump8628
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

3/5  rDev +9.9%

03-05-2013 03:15:23 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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BeerOps

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

05-19-2013 19:56:11 | More by BeerOps
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WynnO

Florida

1.25/5  rDev -54.2%

03-15-2013 21:07:59 | More by WynnO
Beck's Sapphire from Brauerei Beck & Co.
65 out of 100 based on 438 ratings.