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

Lomza Pelne (Premium Beer)Lomza Pelne (Premium Beer)

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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 15.55%


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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-12-2004)
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snilsen13

Massachusetts

1.95/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Worst beer I've had in years - nearly undrinkable. I've had some really good Polish beers and was looking for something to compare with Steel Rail, which I had just discovered. For $10 a 6-pack, I feel taken for a fool, but if you see it for $1/bottle, that would be about right.

No head, golden/clear, a malty nose, a slightly spicy and very warming... the taste grows on me enough to finish the beer. It's still drinkable.

Better as it warms up, serve at celler temperature.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2007 01:47:16 | More by snilsen13
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ViveLaChouffe

Georgia

2.3/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clear gold with a frothy but quickly dissipating snow-white head. Sweet and sour pale malt, lightly spicy.

Lightly sour pale malt, tinges of rice. Spicy hops and a taste of alcohol heat. Quite a sticky mouth. This is very malt liquor like. Drinkable but that's about it.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2006 02:54:23 | More by ViveLaChouffe
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froghop

Washington

2.38/5  rDev -27.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2008 17:38:54 | More by froghop
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.45/5  rDev -25.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2011 03:47:42 | More by TMoney2591
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

2.58/5  rDev -21.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2008 23:37:07 | More by beerthulhu
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Gmann

New York

2.73/5  rDev -16.8%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2007 03:42:23 | More by Gmann
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jwc215

Wisconsin

2.88/5  rDev -12.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2006 20:31:28 | More by jwc215
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shadow1961

Minnesota

2.9/5  rDev -11.6%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2007 07:45:16 | More by shadow1961
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

2.9/5  rDev -11.6%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 10:33:47 | More by dbrauneis
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metter98

New York

2.93/5  rDev -10.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 16:42:36 | More by metter98
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

2.95/5  rDev -10.1%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2009 02:08:33 | More by TheFightfan1
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armock

New York

3/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Poured a clear golden color with a white head that fades quickly to a ring

S - Is of sweet grainy corny malt

T - Isn't all that bad follows the smell with sweet malt

M - this beer has a medium body with high carbonation to it

D - Not the first beer of choice by a long shot but fairly good for the style good lawnmower beer

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2009 00:02:42 | More by armock
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mactrail

California

3.01/5  rDev -8.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 05:36:14 | More by mactrail
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Hhawk06

Massachusetts

3.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Given my Polish heritage, I always like to give their brews a shot. This offering came in a 16.9 oz. bottle. The smell consisted of a great floral hop nose. The head was bleach white and about a half inch. The body was straw colored and completely transparent. Sadly, there really is not much character in the taste. There is some malted crispness but generally gives a watered down feeling. The aftertaste smooths out and leaves a small floral residue. Not a great brew....

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2004 00:40:13 | More by Hhawk06
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.13/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear, pale yellow, adequate slab of snowy white foam resting on top.

Aroma: empty, but inoffensive. Grainy, and slightly sweet, barest malt and hops.

Taste: clean on and off the palate, slight lemony flavor, but husky grains stand highest above all. Light bodied, no finish, grainy texture. Lacks any truly pleasing character, sorry to say, although there's nothing really wrong with it....except for that...

...much better than the "Mocne" I tried from then last night, but I wouldn't really recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2005 02:40:47 | More by feloniousmonk
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MNJR

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Not as good as other Polish beers like Zywiec, Perla, and Okocim. The flavor is full bodied, but there is a bit too strong of a coppery bitterness. It is refreshing, though, and the initial off key sour note fades about halfway down the glass. Other flavors I notice are spiciness and a mineral quality. Better than any domestic macro, and the price is right: $5.00 for four pint cans. Like I say, not the best Polish beer, but in my experience any Polish beer is good.

Serving type: can

06-20-2010 22:09:01 | More by MNJR
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

3.38/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is about average, a typical clear amber-yellow and very foamy (be careful when you open the bottle). Malty aroma has a strong yeast component. Flavor is lively and malty, with a little hop taste and bitterness and toffee hints. Smooth and rich, it is an enjoyable malt liquor.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2007 02:20:51 | More by Cyberkedi
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear straw gold with a fast falling white head. Nose is like a dirty cellar. Really. It is like unclean. Just not smooth at all. Flavor is very light with a grainy constant taste. Feel has a lot of bubble on the tongue, but it is very thin on the liquid feel. Overall this is a pretty average brew. Nothing special to write about and just another beer to try.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2007 01:22:39 | More by RblWthACoz
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beerluvr

Ontario (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev +5.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2005 12:57:31 | More by beerluvr
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jettjon

Florida

3.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Into the pilsner a golden clear color with huge carbonation capped by a 2-finger white fluffy head. Moderate rate of fade leaving a cap and spotty, sticky lacing. Not too bad looking here. Nose is sweet and grassy—the watchword here is sweet, almost sugary. There’s something like a pear scent, some citrus, and a kind of musty off-note. Taste is pretty solid with tea-like hops and citrus dominating, fading to semi-sweet malt and a dry finish: good, though falling short of great. Mouth is pretty average, wet and of medium viscosity and carbonation. Drinkability is decent overall; it’s a tasty and enjoyable beverage although it certainly doesn’t light any fires for me.

Overall: Yet another Euro-lager, certainly drinkable but nothing to go out of your way to try. Of interest, it is only the second Polish beer I’ve come across.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2007 00:01:16 | More by jettjon
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.45/5  rDev +5.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2008 18:34:08 | More by Gavage
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emerge077

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev +6.1%
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.

Serving type: can

11-28-2010 21:17:09 | More by emerge077
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droomyster

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear gold with a big white head that retains fairly well. Smells better than your average macro lager, sweet honey and grain notes. Tastes is not bad at all: simple sweet maltiness with lemon zest, very crisp and bright. Very refreshing. Far better than I was expecting it to be. Would be nice on a hot summer's day.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2009 01:29:34 | More by droomyster
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Parrotbeak

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straw colored with a thin white head that fades quickly.
Smell is spicey malts with ginger notes and euro yeast. Subdued hops aroma as well.
Taste is spicey malts, with a touch of hops. Faint notes of cinnamon and ginger. Finish is mild malts and another touch of hops.
Mouthfeel is quite crisp, with a dry finish. Light body. Moderate level of carbonation.
Drinkability is good. Decent beer overall, but nothing that would draw me back.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2010 06:50:04 | More by Parrotbeak
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oberon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2010 21:43:43 | More by oberon
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Lomza Pelne (Premium Beer) from Browar Łomża Sp. z o.o.
76 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.