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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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aBeeraWeek

Australia

2.23/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 500ml bottle.

L - Light thin head that dissapears quickly. A very thin and clear gold to orange colour.

S - very light on the smell. Sweet malts and some grains. Nothing special at all.

T - initial sweet malts with a more bready after taste.

M - Light body, initial burst of carbonation that settles down in the mouth pretty quickly

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2012 10:26:16 | More by aBeeraWeek
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Douberd

Netherlands

3.48/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A bottle of 500 ml, at home, poured in a tall wide glass. I think I got this in Germany.
Nice pale golden-yellow colour with a one finger head. Strong smell as I pour it.Mostly malts and hops. The head is still there, covering the surface, now only 5 milimetres in height. Nice taste, although a bit weird, apples (?) Nice on the palate too, medium thickness and average carbonation.
Overall, quite good beer

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 00:48:38 | More by Douberd
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Mohlman

New York

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

02-09-2012 03:43:56 | More by Mohlman
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Paracatu

Brazil

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

02-08-2012 19:22:41 | More by Paracatu
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

02-06-2012 19:07:50 | More by LJWalker
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -51%

02-05-2012 18:14:32 | More by jfcaa193
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a golden straw yellow with a very thin amount of white head. Bubbles are present and there is nice clarity.

Smell - Sweet malts, apples, bready grains.

Taste - There is some sweetness to this one with a slight hint of apples. Breadiness is detectable.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium bodied with medium level of carbonation.

Overall - Not much complexity in the flavour or aromas, but certainly is refreshing on a hot summer day. Another Polish favourite that I like to have once in a while.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 05:26:56 | More by leaddog
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rsant

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -2%

02-02-2012 21:08:07 | More by rsant
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pperez38

California

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

01-31-2012 10:26:14 | More by pperez38
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BeerIsGood88

Texas

5/5  rDev +63.4%

01-29-2012 18:18:49 | More by BeerIsGood88
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

1.4/5  rDev -54.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

No date, no freshness info.

A- Super clear, light straw colored pour. Zero head, zero lacing.

S- Dirty gym socks and beef au jus. Really doesn't smell like anything I've ever encountered before.

T- Slight grass, with a strong bread pudding taste to it. I keep smelling gravy in this.

M- Light bodied, decent carbonation.

O- This may be Poland's #1 beer but it's heading down the drain.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 00:31:04 | More by korguy123
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rogerthegill

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

01-28-2012 21:21:16 | More by rogerthegill
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sd123

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -2%

01-21-2012 10:28:26 | More by sd123
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shizzy77

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +63.4%

01-20-2012 00:45:21 | More by shizzy77
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roastbeefdinner

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

01-17-2012 00:58:45 | More by roastbeefdinner
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phaedrusovchaos

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

01-16-2012 12:50:21 | More by phaedrusovchaos
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animal69

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -2%

01-15-2012 21:58:19 | More by animal69
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -2%

01-13-2012 11:23:17 | More by beerhunter13
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bonbini26

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

01-12-2012 17:48:59 | More by bonbini26
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The most common beer from Poland available in the states has some aspects that make it a very drinkable beer. Poured into a pilsner glass, the beer was a pale yellow with a half inch head. There was a mild earthy aroma that lends nothing to the beer. The taste is surprising. A sweet fruity flavor with hints of banana and sweet bread is present. This yields to a sour fruit aftertaste that stays in the mouth well after the swallow. The beer is quite flat, lacking any distinct carbonation. However, it goes down quite smooth with a slightly higher ABV than most macros.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2012 01:28:03 | More by JohnnyHopps
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rdespain

Washington

3/5  rDev -2%

01-02-2012 16:13:21 | More by rdespain
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Huffaroma

Montana

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

01-02-2012 06:34:07 | More by Huffaroma
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mac1381

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -2%

01-01-2012 17:43:10 | More by mac1381
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cdwil

Texas

3/5  rDev -2%

12-30-2011 19:38:37 | More by cdwil
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tastybeers

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -2%

12-20-2011 14:39:17 | More by tastybeers
Zywiec Beer from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
71 out of 100 based on 675 ratings.