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Beck's Sapphire - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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BA SCORE
65
poor

452 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 452
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 22.71%
Wants: 2
Gots: 30 | 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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Sparrow_Feather

Washington

2/5  rDev -26.7%

08-23-2013 21:42:51 | More by Sparrow_Feather
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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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metter98

New York

3.01/5  rDev +10.3%

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that rapidly dissipated, leaving only a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of bready malts are present in the nose along with notes of tangerines.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is slightly sweet and has flavors of bready malts and tangerines.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The use of Sapphire hops makes this beer slightly more interesting than your average pilsener. It's rather easy to drink.

08-13-2013 23:39:17 | More by metter98
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XenonX

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +28.2%

08-13-2013 23:04:52 | More by XenonX
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mlhyatt

Georgia

3/5  rDev +9.9%

08-13-2013 21:12:12 | More by mlhyatt
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emwild12

Illinois

3/5  rDev +9.9%

08-11-2013 14:44:59 | More by emwild12
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

2.95/5  rDev +8.1%

A: Pours a crystal clear medium golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some medium yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy off-white head that slowly reduces to a mottled thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin to medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of biscuit malts with hints of light floral hops and just a hint of sweet banana.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of grainy biscuit malts with light flavors of floral hops. Light amounts bitterness in the finish which fades quickly but overall this beer is a little too sweet.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slick.

O: Sounded like a good concept but it does not deliver on it - I was hoping for a showcase of the Saphir hops but it turned out to just be a slightly sweet Euro Lager. Glad that I had the opportunity to give it a shot but I will not be getting this one again.

08-08-2013 01:39:50 | More by dbrauneis
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Boston-Lager-Lover

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +37.4%

08-05-2013 21:05:51 | More by Boston-Lager-Lover
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Bigtiev

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +9.9%

07-30-2013 20:31:25 | More by Bigtiev
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DeeMalloy

Florida

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

07-29-2013 02:56:50 | More by DeeMalloy
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WunderLlama

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

Bottle poured into a Sam Adams glass

Deep rich golden yellow , two finger foam cap settles into a fine layer with lacings on the side of the glass.

Grassy, straw , winey aroma.

Carbonated fizz settles down to a beery type taste. Light to medium light mouthfeel. Taste of alcohol is strong on the tongue. No bitter aftertaste

A "friend" recommended this beer to me. The appearance was great, the taste was a let down. a step above an adjunct beer for me. He either doesn't know the type of beers I like or I need to find a new friend.

07-27-2013 22:16:00 | More by WunderLlama
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Jeysun23

California

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-25-2013 01:37:01 | More by Jeysun23
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +28.2%

07-24-2013 23:26:23 | More by jzlyo
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fizzy

Minnesota

2.49/5  rDev -8.8%

FIRST! Look at the label. "PRODUCT OF USA". And to make it even worse, "ST LOUIS ,MO". It doesn't take to much to figure this one out.

I am disappointed since my go to beer guy recommended that I try it. One bottle out of the 12pk and I am not pleased. I can buy Old Milwaukee a lot cheaper. Not to say that it tasted like OM, but it didn't taste like Beck's either. Light out of the bottle, lots of ziz on the tongue. Watery in the middle. If Sapphire hops are supposed to taste this way, I guess I'll go along with that. Just a lot of something missing here. The black bottle doesn't really make up for it though. Just which bid at the recycle do you put black empties?

07-22-2013 20:31:04 | More by fizzy
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user785335

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-21-2013 14:09:15 | More by user785335
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -26.7%

07-21-2013 14:07:23 | More by bigfnjoe
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mfigueroa713

New York

3/5  rDev +9.9%

07-19-2013 18:16:29 | More by mfigueroa713
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Eeroomnhoj

Virginia

3/5  rDev +9.9%

07-18-2013 19:22:30 | More by Eeroomnhoj
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das_Bier

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

07-17-2013 18:31:19 | More by das_Bier
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RDW

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev +19%

07-16-2013 05:03:52 | More by RDW
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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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Beer_Slayer

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +19%

07-16-2013 01:25:07 | More by Beer_Slayer
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ZachKelly

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

07-15-2013 16:54:34 | More by ZachKelly
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Kpitevl

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

07-13-2013 05:50:54 | More by Kpitevl
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justinm4bama

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

07-13-2013 01:10:52 | More by justinm4bama
Beck's Sapphire from Brauerei Beck & Co.
65 out of 100 based on 452 ratings.