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:
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Added by Todd on 10-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
938
Reviews:
394
Avg:
3.07
pDev:
19.22%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
148
For Trade:
0
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2.56/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

500ml bottle poured into a 20oz nonic.

A - Pours a pale straw-golden color with a foamy white cap. Settles to a thin film that leaves some spotty lacing.

S - Mild skunky twang with undertones of honey, subtle grassy hops, and corn. Really watery and subdued.

T - Tastes old. Musty, stale grains, wet cardboard, definitely oxidized. Mild grassiness in the finish, I wouldn't go as far as to call it at all hoppy. Maybe a touch of faded honey sweetness. Slightly metallic. Overall, not good. Really thin and watery.

M - Over-carbonated, but not quite as thin as anticipated. Fitting for the style, but not so much so for my palate.

D - I'm assuming this bottle is a bit past its prime, but even then I don't think this would have been anything spectacular when fresh.

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2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

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2.67/5  rDev -13%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours Clear golden with a medium large white, aggresively sizzeling head. Only a little lace.

S: Rather mild smell, mainly sweet malts. Boiled vegetables, and perhaps some corn. Only faint bitter hops.

T: Sweet malts, a bit bread. The boiled vegetables are held back some, compared to the smell. Some bitter hops.

M: Aftertaste lingers with both bitterness, but also creamyness. Body is watery light while carbonation is strong and offensive.

O: A typical macro mainstream beer, for those who care more for buzz in relation to the cost rather than high quality.

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3.5/5  rDev +14%

Photo of BierStein711
2.81/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle into weizen

Best enjoyed by Feb 2013

Two finger, rapidly reducing head

Pale amber

Smells of malt, cooked veggies, herbs and some hops

Tastes: Bitter with a sweet finish

Mouthfeel: Feels like a soda, but not as watery as I thought it would be.

Overall, this is a boring beer!

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2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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2/5  rDev -34.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +46.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is awesome from the tap in Poland. Funny though, when I bought a six pack in the US it was not as good. I love the taste and like many other beers in the area it has that common European taste to it. This beer is a lower hopped beer with just the right amount to let you know you're drinking beer, but yet not all overwhelming. Look for this beer on tap when in Poland and enjoy. Also, ask the bartender the proper way to pronounce the name. It's tricky to say correctly.

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3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

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4/5  rDev +30.3%

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.43/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint.

Appearance: gold, thin head. Maybe 1/8" off the body.

Smell: light barley, smelled sweet good.

Taste: creamy to the point that it resembles a marzen. Tasty and definitely an easy drink.

Mouth: medium carbonation and well worth consuming.

Overall: An everyday beer that you shouldn't runaway from. A notch sweet but creamy well worth your time drinking. Salud!

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

Zywiec Beer from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
3.07 out of 5 based on 938 ratings.
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