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Lomza Pelne (Premium Beer) - Browar Łomża Sp. z o.o.

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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Browar Łomża Sp. z o.o. visit their website
Poland

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-12-2004)
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Reviews by rsdaugherty:
Photo of rsdaugherty
3.53/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into pint glass
A – 2 finger off-white head left mild lacing and settled to a very thin layer on a slightly brown deep gold beer with moderate carbonation 4
S – Quite average – sweet grasses/malts and a slight bitterness 3.5
T – Grainy sweetness & malts to a grassy slightly fruit finish. Hops and alcohol are mild but there. 3.5
M – Light medium body, drinkable at 7.8%, thinner but good carbonation adds substance 3.5
O – More character than the other polish pale lagers I’ve had and a bit of a surprise for me. I don’t think I’ll be buying this again, but if our paths cross at the right time it may happen 3.5

rsdaugherty, Sep 10, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Finding good Polish food here in NC is tough,but I foud a place,its fitting to have a Polish lager with some perogi,cabbage,and hunters sausage.Poured into a pilsner a light golden with a thinner but well retained white head,lots of tiny bubbles.Toasted grain mainly in the nose,its quite muted,at least no fake sweet corn crap.Flavors are somewhat sweet but sturdy,grainy with a bit of iron flavors keep it from being to sweet.It goes with the food,it doesn't overwhelm or leave me lacking while eating some traditional fare.

oberon, Sep 08, 2010
Photo of Ciocanelu
3/5  rDev -7.4%

Ciocanelu, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of beerluvr
3.45/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Sticky and lacy big white head over clear light golden liquid. Sweet semi-fruity nose with light doughy notes. Green apple-like flavor with a metallic hoppy background. Some alcohol felt in the swallow. Finishes a bit short/weak with the sweetness dominating...just a run of the mill strong Euro-lager.

beerluvr, May 29, 2005
Photo of aztraz
2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

aztraz, May 13, 2014
Photo of Gmann
2.73/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a pale straw color with a small white head that left not much lacing on the glass. The smell is grainy but does have a detectable noble hop smell. Has an odd sweet taste, not expecting that. Kind of a corny, artficial sweetness, a hint of noble hops. The feel is light and crisp. An average Euro lager, too much of a corn taste to make it good.

Gmann, Jul 01, 2007
Photo of beerthulhu
2.58/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Poured a clear, golden-orange with a 2 finger fizzy dirty white head that displayed moderate retention. Visible carbonation was light.

S: light barnyard grains scents on it and not much else.

T: The flavor started out with some lemony sourness and stale grains with some acidity and tartness. Some oranges but not much else to take notice of here. Overall not impressed.

M: light, oily slick on the tongue with a soft carbonation and a gentle sourness of oranges that laces the tongue on the swallow.

D: Below average drinkability and a big pass on this one.

beerthulhu, Jul 09, 2008
Photo of emerge077
3.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pint can from Gene's, poured into a pint glass.

High clarity gold, a swarm of carbonation rises to the surface. Visible trails rising through it. Pretty average all around, no lace and low head retention.

Nose is average, not swilly but nothing out of the ordinary. Sweet grain and honey.

Flavor is similarly sweet, apple, pear, honey, crackery pale malt, slight bitterness from noble hops. Pretty crisp, easy drinking, good for hot weather, pairing with hearty smoked sausage and pierogis.

emerge077, Nov 28, 2010
Photo of matjack85
2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

matjack85, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of metter98
2.93/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is very hazy yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation along with some unusual dark particles floating near the bottom of the glass. It poured with a thin off white head that consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: There are moderately strong sweet aromas of apple cider and adjunct malts in the nose—corn stands out in particular.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and has some sweetness along with some flavors of yeast, which probably explains what the particles are.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn’t that bad when you compare it to other malt liquors but overall it’s not very good.

metter98, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of Noelito76
2.25/5  rDev -30.6%

Noelito76, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of parintele
3/5  rDev -7.4%

parintele, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of Stoffel
3.5/5  rDev +8%

Stoffel, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of Sebas
2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

Sebas, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of TheFightfan1
2.95/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I got this from a friend at work.

I poured this into a pilsner glass.Pours a pale yellow slightly hazy. White bubbled heading that disintigrates to nothing with no lacing.

Smell well I am not getting to much of an aroma.Very feint pale malt. A bit bready and yeasty.

Taste again all malt a nice malty backbone which is taken over by the yeastiness which is kind of funky tasting.

Mouth is very slick leaves a coating in the mouth. Buttery. Very flat, medium bodied with very little carbonation.

Drinkability is not to good at all. Left a funny feeling the stomach after a few sips.I guess from the yeasts.

TheFightfan1, Jul 25, 2009
Photo of jwc215
2.88/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

1pt, 9 oz bottle

Pours straw yellow with fast carbonation. The shite head descends to a lasting thin head that leaves some vanishing lacing along the glass.

The smell is of sweet grass - Saaz or related hops . Some alcohol comes through.

Grassy sweetness dominates the taste throughout. Bitter hops peask though, but really only come out in the finish. Sulfur and saltiness become more evident and the drink warms, but remain subdued. Polish lagers, I have found, typically have a sweet characteristic, but this one has it moreso. The alcohol esters are stronger than I would expect from the abv level - I suppose that is because there is not enough to this from masking it. A touch of hop bitterness in the finish, but not enough to balance out the sweetness.

There is a raw astringency to it, though the light to medium body holds up decently. It's not watery at all.

Overall, it's too harsh and uninteresting to me. While having some taste to it, it's too sweet, alcohol too evident, and lacks refreshingness or complexity. It's mediocre/average. There are tastier, smoother Polish beers out there that are just as easily accessible, if not moreso.

jwc215, Dec 02, 2006
Photo of dbrauneis
2.9/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a very hazy to cloudy dark golden yellow in color with quite a lot of large dark black particles in suspension (I have no idea what these are but they look similar to course ground black pepper). The beer has a quarter finger tall soapy white head that reduces to a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: There is a huge aroma of adjunct malts (I think all adjunct malts might be represented here - definitely corn, grain, and rice). There is quite a bit of sweetness to the aroma as well as some hints of apple cider. Not the most inviting of aromas.

T: Moderate flavors of adjunct malts with moderate amounts of sweetness - corn, rice, and grain are all present and accounted for. Light to moderate notes of apple juice/apple cider as well as some light hints of yeast spices.

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

O: Tastes more like a malt liquor, if it had been classified in that style I might have expected the flavors and smells a little more. As a malt liquor, this would probably be a better reviewed beer due to expectations of style. Not one I am likely to get again.

dbrauneis, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of imprezawrxsti
3.88/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found at shop-n-save in Niles, IL (Polish supermarket). Served with homemade gołąbki and potatoes. Mmmmm mmm.

Pours a gold-copper colour with plenty of head that sticks around. very faint smell, grains mostly.

Tastes mostly of toasty grains, but not too sweet, not unlike Pilsner Urquell. Feels sturdy in the mouth, but smooth. Definitely drinkable. I think it has more character than Zubr or Zywiec.

Overall a good lager, one of the better beers I've had from Poland.

imprezawrxsti, Oct 28, 2010
Photo of maddogruss
3.78/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured about a 12 oz bottle into a pilsner glass. A nice, deep gold body with a fluffy white head that had decent retention at first but faded after a few sips. It had a sweet, malty smell; a little less maltier than a German Pilsner. It tasted a little bitter at first but with a nice, sweet aftertaste that would porve to be an excellent balance to the slightly bitter taste. The mouthfeel was pretty thick like an ale; did not feel like I was drinking a pilsner although it looked like one. Very drinkable beer; nice and smooth and goes down easy.

maddogruss, Dec 06, 2006
Photo of shadow1961
2.9/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Lomza Petne Mocne (strong) "malt liquor" pours
out a rocky white head over a clear golden brew.
Carbonation is slow, the nose is of yeast and grain.
The flavor is slightly of malt and is grassy. It does get
more bisquity as it warms up Mouthfeel is kind of thin,
though the 7.8% alcohol by volume (from the label) gives
it a definite tingle. Not bad, but not super either. I won't
be getting it again.

shadow1961, Jan 11, 2007
Photo of TMoney2591
2.45/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Served in a Gale Sayers shaker pint glass.

Apparently I still had another random Polish brew hanging around... Fair enough. It pours a clear bronze-brass topped by a short-lived finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises light green apple skin, very light white bread, and light grass. This aroma is so faint, so mellow, I can't be upset with it. The taste holds notes of musty wheat, old green apple skin, old white grapes, corn meal, and very hard water. If only this stuff was as calm on my tongue as it was in my 'strils. The body is a hefty light, with a moderate carbonation and a lightly/waterily syruoy feel. Overall, a pretty sad beer, one that really comes nowhere near impressing on any level. Not a fan.

TMoney2591, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of Gavage
3.45/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a golden pale yellow color with a two finger head that breaks apart quickly.

Smell: grass with some hints of lemon zest.

Taste: mild malt base with some grass, lemon zest, and mild hop bitterness. There is a bit of earthiness to this one too.

Mouthfeel: lightly crisp with a bit of dryness throughout. Light in body. Aftertaste is relatively clean.

Drinkability: so-so if you are into the style. This is easy to quaff but flavorwise it get boring after a bit.

Gavage, Dec 26, 2008
Photo of froghop
2.38/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

pours a very clear pale yellow with a small white head that goes away quickly.

smell is faint, sweet, corn, grain, and a touch of citrus.

taste is crisp, clean, grain, a touch of corn, and some citrus.

overall not to impressive, but yet it wasn't disgusting.

froghop, Dec 28, 2008
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Golden, straw-colored; big head, long lasting

Aroma: Slight malty; very bready; little honey

Taste: Juicy malt on start; sweet in the end with a slightly bitter finish; a slight honey mead feel and slight honey taste, not much though.

Remarks: Drank too warm in Poland; no refrigerator

Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.01/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Clear amber tinged with a little brown. Nice head of coarse foam in the plastic cup. Aroma is that classic European hop with the skunky note, though not unpleasant.

Very sweet. The hops are quite pervasive. I would be interesting to try a beer with the same level of these hops but without the sugar. It's hard to fault the carbonation, though the mouthfeel has that syrupy note with all the sugar. Malty with sweet corn flavors, with a finish that is more aromatic with hops than bitterish.

A novelty that is just barely drinkable. But on a damp night in the Polish countryside with the smell of cows and cut hay, it might be just the thing. From the 500 ml bottle bought at La Bodega Wines & Spirits in Riverside.

mactrail, Jan 09, 2014
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Lomza Pelne (Premium Beer) from Browar Łomża Sp. z o.o.
76 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.