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Zywiec Porter - Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

589 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 589
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 20
Gots: 18 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2001)
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Gear54

Indiana

4.45/5  rDev +14.1%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass

A: Dark black with 1/2 inch of thick head. It failed down the glass without and lace.

S: Faint licorice aroma

T: Wonderful full coffee and chocolate noted. Long lasting and no bitterness

M: Does well to coat the mouth

O: This is a good porter. I was surprised for the price how well it performed.

07-01-2014 00:31:22 | More by Gear54
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

06-30-2014 19:30:50 | More by Marco_Gtz
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timotao

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-28-2014 03:39:46 | More by timotao
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K-jack211

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-27-2014 00:04:41 | More by K-jack211
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rredshift

Germany

2/5  rDev -48.7%

06-26-2014 16:10:47 | More by rredshift
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dustinjkline

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

06-25-2014 01:06:16 | More by dustinjkline
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ADZA

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Pours a very dark kola hue with a luscious two finger chocolate laced head and lacing here and there quite a looker,the smell is roasted malts,red berries and booze,the mouthfeel is full bodied and moderately carbonated with tastes of roasted malts,milk chocolate and finished with a soft bittersweetness and overall quite the suprise package would drink again cheers.

06-24-2014 13:49:18 | More by ADZA
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-22-2014 19:42:18 | More by Haybeerman
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bluejacket74

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +5.9%

500 ml bottle, back label says best before 09.13.2014. Served in a snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch and a half tan head that stayed around a while. There's a decent amount of lacing. The brew smells like roasted malt, dark fruit, bittersweet chocolate, anise, and some brown sugar. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes like roasted/charred malt, dark fruit (plums, prunes, raisins), molasses, dark chocolate, brown sugar, anise, and an earthy/mineral flavor. Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's creamy and smooth with a good amount of carbonation. I liked this, and at just $1.79 a bottle it's definitely worth picking up!

06-21-2014 21:29:59 | More by bluejacket74
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JoeMans

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-21-2014 04:30:05 | More by JoeMans
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

06-17-2014 23:10:17 | More by DaftPatrick
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beerfinder

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

06-17-2014 20:26:21 | More by beerfinder
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.01/5  rDev +2.8%

Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Henrietta, NY.

Pours a very dark black, with a foamy, creamy one inch head, and lots of lacing down the glass.

Smells like roasted malt, chocolate, dark fruits, and lager yeast.

The taste is fairly similar. Pretty sweet and caramelly, with lots of dark fruit flavors. It does stop short of being cloying, thankfully. Some roasted malt and chocolate, lots of dark fruit flavor, almost tastes Belgian. Pretty sweet, not really bitter at all.

Medium bodied, incredibly creamy mouthfeel. Very drinkable. Low carbonation.

A pretty bang on Baltic Porter. Cut down a little bit of the sweetness and dial up a little bit more of roasty malt, and it would be near perfect.

06-16-2014 02:58:33 | More by GreesyFizeek
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JakeTheDuck

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-13-2014 11:35:23 | More by JakeTheDuck
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endless1408

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-31-2014 17:51:05 | More by endless1408
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abeeronthebeach

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

05-27-2014 01:01:59 | More by abeeronthebeach
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-25-2014 22:02:44 | More by Latarnik
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +0.8%

This beer is pretty much black. Lots of head formed. Laced as it fell.

Chocolatey malts, metallic notes, herbal notes, caramel malt, roasty dose, a bitbof lactose, and slight minerality. Solid.

Big chocolate malt opening with follow-ups of booze, metallic notes, malt bitterness, mineral tongue-pinch, and anise. Caramelized sugars and mint tea notes. Has an impy stout magnitude. A knockout punch of a Baltic Porter.

A little hot, but brewed to big strength. Swishy body with a sizzling carbonation. Good weight.

05-25-2014 14:43:58 | More by thecheapies
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BodyPolitic

New York

3/5  rDev -23.1%

05-22-2014 01:34:11 | More by BodyPolitic
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boxer0029

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

05-22-2014 00:25:22 | More by boxer0029
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -23.1%

05-21-2014 12:46:47 | More by mklisz
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oogenesis

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-20-2014 06:07:37 | More by oogenesis
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ctwybeerguy

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-19-2014 06:44:03 | More by ctwybeerguy
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Temny

New York

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

05-18-2014 22:50:10 | More by Temny
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cambabeer

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-18-2014 20:40:26 | More by cambabeer
Zywiec Porter from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
88 out of 100 based on 589 ratings.