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Zywiec Beer - Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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BA SCORE
71
okay

664 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 664
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 3.06
pDev: 19.61%
Wants: 10
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken) visit their website
Poland

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-08-2001)
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ccrida

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

09-27-2013 18:08:28 | More by ccrida
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Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -2%

07-20-2014 20:54:49 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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StanfordBlack

California

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I noticed this beer at my local BevMo for very cheap, and after asking my friend from Poland about it, I had decided to give it a try. I must say, for its price it's actually really good, however overall, compared to other beers it's just okay, nothing more.

I usually like a darker more bitter ale such as Stone or Arrogant Bastard, It's not too often I go for a lager, so I will admit my rating may not be the most fair.

Appearance wise, it's pretty typical, dark yellow with a strong head.

The smell was pretty neutral to me. While it did have a mildly grainy aroma, it wasn't prominent. Overall rather pleasant, but nothing that really stood out for me.

Taste was pretty good. It reminded me a lot of a typical beer someone might drink who doesn't usually go for a craft beer. I did like it a bit more though, it had a sort of light quality to it, but it wasn't sweet. Overall, not bad, but again nothing amazing, not overly hoppy but a tad wheaty.

Mouthfeel was pretty standard as well, it went down easily, didn't tingle my tongue or anything.

Overall, it's not a bad beer, it does feel a tad generic, but it's something I could definitely drink. I would take Zyweic over Heineken, Amstel, Stella, etc not only because it overall I feel is a better beer, but also since it is much cheaper.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 06:34:58 | More by StanfordBlack
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

07-12-2014 21:10:38 | More by krl2112
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California

4/5  rDev +30.7%

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Georgia

3/5  rDev -2%

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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

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Germany

3/5  rDev -2%

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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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Maryland

3/5  rDev -2%

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LagerCognoscenti

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Small head with some lacing. Not lots but enough to be respectable. Smells grainy and pleasant. No noticeable hops or herbal notes. Taste is well balanced. Somewhat sweet with a mild bitter finish. Quite a hearty and enjoyable lager flavour. Rather mild though. Quite a good pale lager at a really low price and very easy availability (most corner shops in London stock it.) Doesn't ever really disappoint and makes a better choice by far than Heineken, Stella etc.

My mark out of a hundred would be 75.

Serving type: can

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Illinois

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Washington

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California

2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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Ohio

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Ohio

3/5  rDev -2%

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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -2%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

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5/5  rDev +63.4%

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North Carolina

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Zywiec Beer from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
71 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.