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Zywiec Beer - Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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BA SCORE
71
okay

675 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 675
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.06
pDev: 19.61%
Wants: 10
Gots: 25 | 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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foogerd

New York

2.35/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Clear yellow small white head leaves over decent lacing.

S- Light malty corn smell, really not much here.

T- Some lightly bitter hops and light biscuity malts, definitely nothing offensive but nothing tasty.

M- Highly carbonated, pretty refreshing.

D- Very sessionable just not much taste here, I wouldnt pick this up if i saw it. Stick with Sam Smith if youre looking for a good Euro Lager.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2011 03:30:21 | More by foogerd
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Interesting packaging and design of the bottle although I found the taste to be just average. Since it was moderately priced and a rare find here in Melbourne, I bought it out of curiosity. Will try to find the Porter next time which seems to be more popular.

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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.

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Zywiec Beer from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
71 out of 100 based on 675 ratings.