Zywiec Beer | Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

Zywiec BeerZywiec Beer
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Zywiec BeerZywiec Beer

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Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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

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Ratings: 942 |  Reviews: 397
Photo of pperez38
2.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of BeerIsGood88
5/5  rDev +63.9%

Photo of korguy123
1.42/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

No date, no freshness info.

A- Super clear, light straw colored pour. Zero head, zero lacing.

S- Dirty gym socks and beef au jus. Really doesn't smell like anything I've ever encountered before.

T- Slight grass, with a strong bread pudding taste to it. I keep smelling gravy in this.

M- Light bodied, decent carbonation.

O- This may be Poland's #1 beer but it's heading down the drain.

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Photo of rogerthegill
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of sd123
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of shizzy77
5/5  rDev +63.9%

Photo of roastbeefdinner
2.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of phaedrusovchaos
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of animal69
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of beerhunter13
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of bonbini26
2.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of JohnnyHopps
2.96/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The most common beer from Poland available in the states has some aspects that make it a very drinkable beer. Poured into a pilsner glass, the beer was a pale yellow with a half inch head. There was a mild earthy aroma that lends nothing to the beer. The taste is surprising. A sweet fruity flavor with hints of banana and sweet bread is present. This yields to a sour fruit aftertaste that stays in the mouth well after the swallow. The beer is quite flat, lacking any distinct carbonation. However, it goes down quite smooth with a slightly higher ABV than most macros.

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Photo of rdespain
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Huffaroma
2.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of mac1381
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of cdwil
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of tastybeers
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of rwrk42
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Decent head at first pour but settles very quickly.

Smell: Very light & mild hop aroma. Other than that there is not much to it.

Taste: Very Light bodied but clean and smooth. Slight and I mean a slight hop taste. Not much taste or flavor. Typical lager like Miller or Bud
Good for days when you know you will drink more than you should

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Photo of bezakjon
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of jonb5
3/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of rab53
2/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of barleyroad
2.98/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance is gold with a nice aray of white foam. Smell is typical of the euro brews, lacks hops in aroma. Mouthfeel is somewhat lingering. Lays in the mouth for a short period. Taste is ok for this Euro Pale Lager. Reminds us of all those other Euro lagers. Drinkable, but not something we will run out a buy. Overall we will not turn this beer down, but we will not go out seeking this one. Give us some peanuts with this beer.

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

Zywiec Beer from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
Beer rating: 11.8% out of 100 with 942 ratings
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