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Zywiec Porter - Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

617 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 617
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 21
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken) visit their website
Poland

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampling right now on 8/11/14. Comes in a nice 500ml (16.9 ounce) bottle for $3.99. Good until: '3.14.2015'. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a 12 ounce handled glass stein.

Pours a very deep brown, almost a pitch black actually with about a good 1/2 finger of a beige head that settles down to a thin layering on top and sides of the glass. A decent amount of lacing is seen when sipped. Nice and frothy. Lots of roasted malt with some dark fruits for the aroma. The taste is pretty much the same with a hint of brown sugar as well as a touch of black coffee. Pretty smooth finish for this high alcohol porter (though you don't taste the alcohol at all). Over a great tasting Baltic Porter! Prosit!

BeerWithMike, Aug 11, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Mostly opaque deep brown. Just shy of black. Medium khaki head. Nice lacing slides down the inside of the glass as I drink it. Island of foam persists on the surface with a medium collar.

Smell - Dark fruits. A bit of banana. Roasted malt. A little bit of deep caramel.

Taste - Banana right up front. Moves toward dark fruits. Sweet in the middle, like a very dark brown sugar. The back end is less sweet, much more flavored with roasted malts. Coffee like bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Drinkable for 9.5%. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Very tasty. I have to admit I was surprised to find that I enjoyed this so much.

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Zywiec Porter from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
88 out of 100 based on 617 ratings.