Brewed by Żywiec (Żywiec Group/Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Żywiec, Poland


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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Bottle and can: Filtered.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saphra (1) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 2, 2005 does not count
I find this beer to be extremely refreshing on a hot summer day. Itís golden and nicely fizzy, but it still has a pleasant hoppy flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2761) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2005
My bottle was labelled Lezajsk 1525 but noted a 5.5% abv so I figure this was the same beer.Golden and fizzy, slightly musty with a touch of spicy hops. Clean with a light-med body, a firm malt base, spicy hops and a medium bitter finish. Decent pilsner. A bit husky, moderately astringent. A touch of gunpowder in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alaskanwarren (286) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2005
I dont claim to be an expert on pilsners, but i thought this one was good. Nice appearance - golden with a white head. Aroma was pleasant - a grainy malty nose. Mouthfeel was smooth but not overly crisp. Flavor was nice - malt, but not thick. Even some fruity stuff. All in all, good, but not mind-blowing. Iíd drink it again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - JUN 10, 2005
Bottle best before 6-7-05 so I was three days too late!! Pours a golden color with no head formation to speak of. Aroma is a bit vegetal reminding me of stew for some reason, almost a meaty aroma??? Bay leaves?? Lighter bodied and decently carbonated. Lightly malty flavors blend with a spicey, sharp hoppiness that dries out just enough to make this beer tolerable. There are many other Pilseners worth seeking out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GregClow (3216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 8, 2005
Clear golden colour with a respectable white head. Fresh aroma of bready malt, grassy hops, and fruity notes. Fruit comes through in the flavour as well - mainly peach and apricot - and the finish is very well hopped. Very well-made, well-balanced, and refreshing, it stands out as something a little different amongst the plethora of interchangable Euro-lagers at the LCBO.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2005
Best before May, 2005. From a 500 ml bottle. Pale golden colour, thick fluffy white head. Aroma shows pale malt and some nice grassy hops. Flavour is well balanced, nice pale malt, a touch of caramel, grassy and floral hop flavour. Hops are more assertive than I expected. Nice hoppy finish. This bottle was a nice surprise.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 17, 2005
Bottle best before 11-06-2005 drank on 28-2-2005 Light golden in color with a small white head. Hoppy and bitter. Finishes clean and smooth

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
iambeer (255) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2005
Another sad offering from Poland via LCBO. It was really ok, for first time dortmunder, not really bready as it should be. Slightly less clear as I expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 28, 2005
Bottle best before 11-06-2005 drank on 28-2-2005: Clear yellow with a thin white head, lemon and flowers in the aroma, with a touch of bready malts, starts and ends very lightly bitter with a crisp ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EnnE (3) - Waterloo, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2005 does not count
quite dry and bitter, a little malty and a little spicy, shape of bottle not very appealing

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