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


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RATINGS: 405   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29/5   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rederic (3257) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2009
500ml can, clear golden color, with an off-white head, sweet pale malt, wet hay nose, with a hint of honey in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a sweet grainy honeyed pale malt, wet hay character, with a light flowery hop grassiness, leading toards a malty, honeyish, lingering hop bitterness finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johndoughty (5006) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2009
Bottle. Thin with very little body. Reminded me of toothpaste. Not very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gilvanblight (821) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2009
Orange redish pour with a thin head. Not much of a scent. Rather nice mouth. Easy to drink. Just slightly bitter. A touch of nuts and thyme. Rather nice for a permium lager, and excellent for a Euopean lager. Probably one of the best Euorpean lager’s I have ever had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2009
2009-02-29. Crisp dark yellow body with a tiny white head. Sweetish aroma, touch of honey and grains. (6+) Flavour starts sweet with a rough grainy secondary, very light bitterness. Average to light bodied palate. Meh. Can from LCBO

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (3766) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2009
Can, 500 ml, best before 20-03-2009, purchased at the LCBO, savoured on March 3 2009; eye: golden, extra clear, average effervescence, white head made up of rather large bubbles that falls and turns into a tiny ring, no lacing; nose: grain, caramel malt; mouth: caramel malt, sugar, sweet finale in caramel malt, silky, mildly sweet, rather carbonated, thin-medium body; overall: better than my expectations FRANÇAIS Canette, 500 ml, meilleure avant 20-03-2009, achetée à la LCBO, savourée le 3 mars 2009; œil : dorée, extra claire, effervescence moyenne, mousse blanche formée de bulles plutôt grosses qui tombe et se transforme en un petit anneau, pas de dentelle; nez : grain, malt caramel; bouche : malt caramel, sucre, finale sucrée en maïs, soyeuse, moyennement sucrée, plutôt carbonatée, corps mince-moyen; en résumé : meilleure que mes attentes

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
stouby (4458) - Holbæk, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2009
Bottle at Stary Mlyn. Yellow with a white head. Aroma moderate malty (caramel), light hoppy. flavor moderate sweet, light bitter. Medium body. This was 6%.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2009
<b>Bottle 650ml.</b>
Clear medium yellow orange color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grian, molasses, toffee. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20081018]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KimJohansen (10423) - 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.

   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.

   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.

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