Zywiec Porter | Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)

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802 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
802
Reviews:
421
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.69%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
94
For Trade:
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Photo of cunning_stunt
3.52/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattreitz49
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of breardon1776
3.34/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SABERG
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500 ml bottle, best before 11/23/17 into the test glass.
A - Molasses color, thin cap, great lacing.
S - Plum, brown sugar, roast malts, very nice nose, caramel, burnt pumpernickel toast.
T - Dark bread, charred brown sugar, a hint of tobacco, and sweet dark molasses
M - Medium in body, nicely carbonated. Washes across the palate, exiting with a sweet finish.
O - Wow, what a nice offering, just the right notes of roast, and sweet. all while treating the palate well.
A value at the $2.99 per bottle price point

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Photo of RDW
4.12/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PJCarnell
4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Alupin
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jacob17
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of token_23223
4.17/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TastyIsBeer
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WDJersey
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prisdefer
3.58/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorEvil65
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One of my favorites. Poured from 500 ml bottle to tulip glass. Prodigious, fluffy mocha head sits on top of black ale. Aromas of bittersweet chocolate, coffee, and dark fruits. Thin feel. Flavors of roasted coffee, plum and fig, cocoa. Alcohol pretty well hidden,with bittersweet cocoa and fruit notes becoming more prominent as it warms.

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4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Commandophile
4.27/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Campodog
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.12/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreatHammerhead
3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Presentation: 500 ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

Look: Black with a 2 finger tan head. Head retention is amazing, it never goes completely goes away.

Smell: Faint malts.

Taste: Rich, balanced, complex. Alcohol taste becomes less noticeable as beer warms.

Feel: Pretty thin and watery, light carbonation.

Overall: Pretty decent beer, feel seems too thin for the style.

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Photo of yaron73
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tykechandler
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of k47k
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walleybeer
4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jdkitchi
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Zywiec Porter from Zywiec Breweries PLC (Heineken)
3.94 out of 5 based on 802 ratings.
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