Beck's Dark | Brauerei Beck & Co.

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71
okay
742 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co.
Germany
becksbeer.com

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
742
Reviews:
305
Avg:
3.04
pDev:
17.43%
 
 
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9
Gots:
82
For Trade:
0
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I prefer this to regular Beck's but it's still pretty mediocre.

It is a brownish reddish sort of color with an insubstantial head. It has only a slight aroma with almost no roastiness and very little hops, more of a caramel sweet smell. The taste is smooth and inoffensive a bit more robust than the smell would predict, again a little too sweet and lacking bitter counterpoints. It is smooth and moderately carbonated, easy enough to drink.

This might be my baseline for a "3" very average-- when you get a good bottle.

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Beck's Dark from Brauerei Beck & Co.
3.04 out of 5 based on 742 ratings.
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