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Zywiec Beer - Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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BA SCORE
71
okay

733 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 733
Reviews: 360
rAvg: 3.05
pDev: 20%
Wants: 11
Gots: 42 | 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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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

mlklein27, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +31.1%

Luke_K, Aug 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev -34.4%

Dba1125, Aug 06, 2014
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2/5  rDev -34.4%

bprice, Aug 06, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -26.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -26.2%

Mebuzzard, Aug 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

NathanE2047, Jul 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

Sellen, Jul 29, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -18%

lswilma, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.6%

mrjez, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.6%

npendres, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of theinsanefoodie
3.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

theinsanefoodie, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.6%

Spectre1966, Jul 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.6%

DerekP, Jul 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.6%

Std73, Jul 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

hoppecatania, Jul 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.6%

bagnz0r, Jul 23, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -18%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of StanfordBlack
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%
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.

StanfordBlack, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Dello, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

krl2112, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +31.1%

BeeSquared, Jul 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.6%

younghopper, Jul 07, 2014
Zywiec Beer from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
71 out of 100 based on 733 ratings.