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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle/Can: Filtered.
2003-2005: 5.5 %; 2006-2008: 6.0%; 2008-2011: 5.5%; 2011: 6%
Pelne signifies "pale lager".


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
Clear golden with a large white head. Sweet fruity aroma with malty notes. Flavour was sweet and fruity with malty and caramel notes. Finished mild bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - DEC 21, 2008
650ml bottle from Poland: not unlike the last Polish beer I had. Poured golden yellow with a thick white head. Moderate hoppy aroma, slight pepper. More alcohol finish in the taste than the Warka. Mild grain and hops in the taste. Drinkable but that is about it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2008
Picked up a bottle at the Binny-apostrophe-s in Orland Park, IL. The ABV is listed as 6.0 on my bottle, naysaying the 2008 claims of the commercial description. It has a sweet grainy aroma with a dash of grassy hops. The hops are too subdued in the flavor, allowing a corny sweetness to be added to the fray. Pretty drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GregClow (2928) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2008
Can from the LCBO. Rich golden colour with a large white head that disappears frightening quickly. Aroma is sweet and grainy, faint herbal hop notes. Medium bodied, crisp off the top but a bit sticky in the finish. Standard mainstream Eurolager flavour, mild and decently balanced, with perhaps a touch more grassy hops in the finish than some. Did a good job washing down a plate of pierogi and sausage.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pootzboy (1602) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2008
half liter can Pours a honey gold with a decent cap the reduces to a surface lace and laces the glass well. Light boiled grains and some floral nose to this very faint. Adequately malty, decent zytek hop balance dry finish...a very unpretentious 2 dimensional Polish Pilsner Decent but not outstanding

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
NJBeerman013 (1052) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2008
Bottle. Poured Clear golden in color with a pute white, rapidly fading head. The aroma is a bit musky, but with a slight malty sweetness. The flavor is a bit on the hoppy side and a little tin. Ehhhh.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Strangebrewer (925) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 4, 2008
From 500ml can 5.5%. Poured clear gold with small bubbly head. Grassy aroma. Medium alcoholic feeling on the tongue. Split malt to hop ratio. Lingering metallic finish. Nothing special.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skidds (252) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 2, 2008
Fairly decent lager from Poland. Pours a nice gold with a grainy hoppy aroma. Fairly dry taste. Not bad. Nothing special though.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tmoney99 (11237) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2008
Bottle from World of Beer, Clearwater, FL. Poured clear amber color with an average frothy white head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Moderate grass and grain aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Light to medium sweet flavor with a light sweet finish of short duration. My expectations where not met.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nick76 (4282) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2008
The aroma is very true to type with grainy malt and grassy almost herbal hops. The appearance is pale gold with an average head. The taste is also true to type and matches the aroma almost exactly. The aftertaste is clean. The palate is thin but OK for the style. Overall it’s a pretty average beer but not "Beer With Character."


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