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


on tap

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RATINGS: 368   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.33   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Bottle/Can: Filtered.
2003-2005: 5.5 %; 2006-2008: 6.0%; 2008-2011: 5.5%; 2011: 6%
Pelne signifies "pale lager".

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
MiP (14519) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2008
Can. Sweetish fruity aroma.clear golden colour. Caramelly and flowery flavour. Tastes as if something was added, but it is probably just the hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
matt7215 (2267) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 19, 2008
500 ml can from the LCBO. pours golden with a small white head. sweet aromas, mostly adjucts. flavours are pretty junky but not really offensive. this actually got worse as it warmed with some vegital sweetness coming through. metalic bitterness near the end. not very good IMO.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2008
Can from the LCBO- Deep yellow liduid pours a fizzy white cap. Faint floral hops meet grains and honey. Tastes of sweet grains with metallic floral hops, a bit of biscuit and pale malts. The abv doesn’t seem to be a factor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (36244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2008
50 cL can. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Sweet cornish and mild spiced. Smooth floral and mild caramel malty base flavour with a mild sweetness. Ends without much bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
wilderthanyou (758) - Guelph, CANADA - SEP 10, 2008
Pours a medium yellow with a quickly dissolving head. The aroma is lightly sweet, with some metallic notes, and some light hops. The flavour is ok, nothing really offensive, mostly malts, a touch of grassy hop extract. The finish suffers from a dry industrial bitterness. Probably won’t ever buy this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
charlotte (4857) - rødovre, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2008
Can.Clear golden colour with faste dissapearing white head.Aromis malty and light grainy and hoppy,has high carbonation and short finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JesseM (1155) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2008 500mL can from the LCBO (5.5% abv, as opposed to the listed 6% abv). I was totally unaware that this beer existed in their system. Pours a nice full golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is a lot of tinny hoppness, and just some mild malts, not a whole lot. Flavour is a touch better, leaning a lot more towards some nice sweet pale malts, with only a slight hint of hop dryness around the edges, and maybe a tad too much carbonation. Not nearly enough hop character to be a real Pils. As it warms this weird fake creamy sweetness get more prominent, which is sort of weird. Decent enough, though I doubt I’ll buy it again. Even after a long day this hasn’t really impressed me much, and is a let down for something that should have appealed to me.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
wxman (1589) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2008
Pours a clear pale golden with some white short-lived head. Very mild malt aroma. Taste is sweet malt, some vegital character and mild hops. Thirstquenching, but uninteresting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5283) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2008
50cl can, 6% ABV. Amber with a rapidly fading white head; sweet malt aroma; honeyed flavour, smooth and syrupy in the mouth without being oversweet; some bitter hops develop but giving a cardboard taste and feel; the finish being sticky and sweet. Different and drinkable, but not memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
heavy (2270) - Split, CROATIA - AUG 10, 2008
08/08 Tatra Jasne Pelne, 0.5 l can on a gas station near Warszawa. Interesting candy malt with ale yeast characteristics. Sweetish flavor, also quite like Belgian ale, with flower and honey malted. Some sweet fruitness as well, so a bit cloying. Full bodied, with long sweetish finish where honey is felt the most. Now I see it’s classified like a pilsener, well, it is surely the oddest pilsener I’ve ever tried. So weird...like you’re drinking an ale, but I like it.

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