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Beck's is the main brand of beer brewed by Beck's Brewery, a brewery in the north Germany city of Bremen. It has, for many years, also been brewed under license in Namibia, which prior to World War I was a German colony. It is also today brewed in Bulgaria, Australia, Ukraine, Serbia, Montenegro, China, Nigeria, Romania, Turkey and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Beck's is sold in over 120 countries and is Germany's top exported beer.
Beck's Brewery's main products are: Beck's - the main brand, a pale lager; Beck's Gold; Beck's Vier; Beck's Dark; Beck's Oktoberfest; and Haake Beck Maibock - a bock beer which is sold only from February till May.
1873 Beck's was first brewed in Bremen.
1874 Received its first prize from Crown Prince Frederick.
1876 Beck's won its first international prize in the USA.
1984 Beck's was first launched in the UK.
2002 Beck's Brewery owned by local families until February, when it was then sold to Interbrew for 1.8 billion euros.
2008 190 million bottles of Beck's are consumed a year in the UK.