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Beck's Sapphire - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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BA SCORE
65
poor

509 Ratings
THE BROS
65
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Ratings: 509
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 2.75
pDev: 22.55%
Wants: 2
Gots: 57 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: peabody on 12-21-2012

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2/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of WillWillows
3.09/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Not too bad with my pizza on Friday night. Lately I have been doing a half and half on a lot of golden yellow beers with different dark beers. I halfed this with a Yuengling B&T and the result was fairly palatable and definitely affordable, $1.00 per bottle from the local grocery for each and for two bucks got the equivalent of an English pint and was fairly happy. Not good out of the bottle but poured it is a much better beer. I would be interested in halfing this with another dark beer, Guiness to start. I think the result would be decent and worth the effort. This is better than B*W* brewed in the same place
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1.75/5  rDev -36.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of chuckgfk
3.5/5  rDev +27.3%

Photo of russpowell
3.09/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not a huge fan of their flagship beer, but it's been a while, so what the heck...indiscernible dating code of 13037...

Pours an effervescent straw color with 2+ fingers of pearl colored head. Scant head retention & lacing,

S: Some perfumy & soapy hops, plus grassyness, cooked cereal shows when warm

T: Follows the nose, a hint of pears, sweat breadyness plus dryness up front. Cooked cereal & soapy hops as this warms, plus more pears & dryness. Finishes with slight citrus hop snap, pears & a bit of breadyness

MF: Light/medium bodied, slight carbonation, pretty good balance. Thins out more as this warms

Not a great pils, but alright. I could see this being an option around here, could do a few before tiring of this. About what I expected

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2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

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2/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of JoLight
2.46/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Clear golden color, with a soapy head that dissipates into a thin ring of foam. Lots of bubbles.

Smells musky--almost stale. I get musky grains, with a bit of sweetness. No hops, no bread; just musky grain.

It tastes awful. (And that's coming from a not-picky drinker. So heed my warning.) It has a bland, grainy flavor with some sweetness, which is all perfectly fine...until the end. The end flavor tastes of spoiled, burnt crud from an over-cooked piece of meat. There's a micro hint of bitterness from the carbonation. No bread from the malt.

For eight bucks for a six pack, this is an insult. And I'm not even a picky drinker.

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3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

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3/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +27.3%

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2.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of elglueckert
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of Mavigo
3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Was offered this at a dinner, never had Beck's before so here's a review.

A: Pours a clear, light, golden yellow color with a 1/4 inch white head that dissipates fast with medium amounts of lacing.

S: Smells of wheat, grains, grass, citrus

T: Tastes alright, just another lager, mellow flavor, grains, wheat, hints of citrus, bit of hops, bit on the sweet side.

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation, mellow flavor, fairly balanced.

O: Over all, just another lager. It's not bad, its quite alright, I could down a handful of these, they're just alright, worth trying if given but not really worth seeking out in my opinion.

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2.75/5  rDev 0%

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2.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of stella77artois
2.25/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

One of the more disappointing beers I've sampled. Been a huge fan of Beck's for a while now, so when I saw a new variety, I was extremely excited to try it. Sapphire hops? Ok, whatever. Never heard of them but I thought I'd try it.

Upon cracking the bottle open, it smelled dank and sour, much like a mass produced cheap adjunct lager. And the taste was just as bad. Very bitter in a bad way, yet very watery. Very dry afterwards. To be honest, it tasted a lot like Bud Light Platinum to me. This beer had no positives, other than being slightly better than most cheap light beers. Won't drink again.

Photo of mralphabet
2.48/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle poured into pint glass

A: Poured a straw yellow color, very clear with lots of visible carbonation. Had a fingers worth of head the dissipated very quickly with no lacing.

S: Pretty much smells like beer... Pretty non-descript... little sweet malt and a touch of hops...(Not much).

T: Pretty bland and a little watered down.... light sweet malt and a light touch of hops.

M: Light, pretty watered down, average carbonation, but is easy down with a clean finish.

O: Not really anything different or too impressed from Beck's here.

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3/5  rDev +9.1%

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2.75/5  rDev 0%

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4.5/5  rDev +63.6%

Beck's Sapphire from Brauerei Beck & Co.
65 out of 100 based on 509 ratings.