Zywiec Beer | Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
Poland
zywiec.com.pl

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 10-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
935
Reviews:
394
Avg:
3.07
pDev:
19.22%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
146
For Trade:
0
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Photo of DutchGermanguy
2.83/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Good lager beer.

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Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
3.81/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Coronaeus
3.31/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Eric_Standard
3.15/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ristaccia
3.21/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of monkist
3.55/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

S: It smells of medium low bready malt and bread crumb and floral hops.

L: A brilliant gold pour releases streams of tiny bubbles rushing to the surface to help produce a 1.5" robust and persistent white foam cap.

T: big rich malts, primarily bread dough and bread crumb with light grain mixed in. Moderate to moderately low floral hops and a mild bitterness season the beer. It ends with very pleasant lingering bread crumb and spicy hop flavors and a mild balancing bitterness.

F: Medium light body, medium to medium high carbonation.

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Photo of dsshuck
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From bottle: pours a clear yellow golden color with white colored head. Cereal grain, some light sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with grain and a light sweetness, but not too much. Decent lager.

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Photo of nater919
3.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dar482
2.18/5  rDev -29%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of JPadilla
3.31/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LisaAnnLynch
4.18/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 54V4G3
2.46/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of q33jeff
3.68/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

**
04/24/13
Aroma-faint barley and hops. Maybe beer is too cold, but aromas are faint.
Look-Dark black color, medium white head. Lasting with large bubbles.
Taste us heavy toasted barley. Rye/ pumpernickel. Smooth sipping with a lot of flavor. Late sourness that is not unpleasant.
Mouthfeel- low carbonation. Thin smooth feel. Would be great with a hearty beef stew with a lot of carrots, potatoes, dill and rosemary. This beer always satisfies....na zdorovie.
**

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Photo of ShepardCommander
2.25/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of GreatHammerhead
2.36/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Presentation: 330 ml bottle with a best before date of April 2017 poured into a pint glass.

Look: Golden yellow with a white 2.5 finger head that rapidly vanishes into a soapy residue that doesn't quite cover the top of the glass.

Smell: Corn, malt, and a little funk.

Taste: Corn and malt. Also somewhat bitter at times but without any hop flavor.

Feel: Has the consistency of water and is heavily carbonated.

Overall: Not a good beer by any stretch of the imagination.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Familiar straw yellow in color. Lots of clarity, big 1.25" white head. Retention sub par. Aroma was industrious moreso than agrarian.

Taste was light, heavy carbonation, light malt body, toasted malt, 2 row, at its most "cooked" (i.e. no roasting). Bitterness higher than average. Format is somewhat annoying, expensive for what it is. Lacks familiar Euro skunk lager issues.

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Photo of yaron73
2.77/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

On-tap at Wawel Castle in Krakow.

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Photo of ugurcan
3.12/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of chuckgietzen
2/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of _Adam_
2.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of nobledust
2.61/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Zywiec Beer from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
3.07 out of 5 based on 935 ratings.
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