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Zywiec Porter - Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

603 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 603
Reviews: 364
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 23
Gots: 21 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

beerfinder, Jun 17, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

GreesyFizeek, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

JakeTheDuck, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Latarnik, May 25, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

thecheapies, May 25, 2014
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Zywiec Porter from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
88 out of 100 based on 603 ratings.