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

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RATINGS: 391   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle/Can: Filtered.
2003-2005: 5.5 %; 2006-2008: 6.0%; 2008-2011: 5.5%; 2011: 6%
Pelne signifies "pale lager".


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (12402) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2009
A golden lager with a thick dissipating white head. In aroma, a light corn adjunct. In mouth, a decent eurolager with light Gernan hops, crisp malt, light metallic notes. Not bad. LCBO 500 ml can, tasted Oct. 31 2009.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (12384) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2012
50cl can shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes. Clear golden color, small white head that disappears almost instantly. Smell and taste are both flat, lightly malts and slightly hayish with a slight bitter finish. Thin body, low to medium carbonation. Not bad in the sense that it has major flaws but just a boring weak pilsener.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bierkoning (11953) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2005
Can, bought in The Hague. Cologne flavor. Grainy with a fair deal of bitterness, but not from fresh hops, I’m afraid. It is some kind of bitter walnut and Brussel sprouts bitterness. Some bread dough shines through the bitterness in the aftertaste. Very mediocre.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerandBlues2 (11732) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 26, 2010
Bottle shared by Kevin. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, low retention with light lacing. Aroma is average malt (grainy, hay, meal, cereal), light hops (spicy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of corn and vegetable starch. Flavor is average malt (grainy, hay, meal, cereal), light hops (spicy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of corn and vegetable starch. Light body, low warmth and creaminess, medium carbonation with a dry finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bov (11500) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 8, 2003

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2005
<o>Bottled: Yellow coloured. Clear. White head. Sweet and light fruity aroma. Flaovur is malty, fruity and sweet as well. Dry fruity end. .Quite ordinary and uninteresting.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (11144) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 6, 2011
[9/20/11] Mahleket Hanikot Shotrim ’11 tour. Bottle at the venue in Trzebiel, Poland. Aroma of a bit of noble hops and light malty notes. Flavor is quite dry with light sweetness, grainy notes and some bitterness with a bit of hops and faint metallic notes. Light-bodied. Drinkable.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kevnic2008 (10891) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2012
Pale yellow with a thin and vanishing whitish head. Malty, lightly sweet, but thin.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
crossovert (10770) - Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2012 500ml can. Best before 09-02-2010. Pours an orangey yellow with gold hues and a foamy white head that dissipates pretty quickly leaving not much lacing. It has a very earthy hop aroma, very spicy. The malt is there too though it is rather dull. It is another Polish pale lager that isn’t a true Euro pale lager. It is heartier but not exactly better. The malts are bready and pleasant. There is a slight bitterness, but not much. The hops have a slight lemon hint. It is full bodied for the style though it has a decent carbonation. It is the kind of stuff you drink when you want to have an easy drinker that packs a little extra abv. Serving type: can Reviewed on: 04-27-2010 21:55:15 having another an right now, it seems salty almost, the can is super fresh. Downgrade.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Rune (10703) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 1, 2014
500ml can, 6 % abv, kindly shared by djoeye. Loose white lacing-head, clear golden body colour. Minimal smell of basement and pale malts. Semi-dry. Pale malty flavours with a touch of basement. Herbal dry ending. Medium bodied, Crispy mouthfeel. Quite boring, but drinkable (Tromsø 30.01.2014).


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