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Beck's Light | Brauerei Beck & Co.

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2.23/5
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148 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Not to be confused with Beck's Premier Light.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,885
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
148
pDev:
29.15%
Bros Score:
1.82
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Classic green bottle, clear yellow color, big fluffy white head with decent retention. Not much lacing. Big time skunky nose; maybe a little grassy hops underneath. Tastes much like the nose; a good deal of skunkinesss but oddly I didn’t find all that unpleasant. Sharp skunk with a little grainy malt, a touch of sweetness and grass. I was actually surprised it had as much flavor, be it as it were, as it did. Body is obviously pretty thin, carbonation is crisp, fairly clean and refreshing. Pretty watery overall.

I didn’t hate this one. I actually prefer the sharp green bottle skunkiness of beers like this and Heineken to American brews like Bud Light and Coors Light, which have even less flavor. I certainly wouldn’t seek this one out but it did the trick when it was the only option and accompanied a freshly grilled backyard burger on a sunny afternoon.

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Beck's Light from Brauerei Beck & Co.
Beer rating: 2.23 out of 5 with 148 ratings
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