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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1248   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Jasne Pelne signifies "full pale lager".

Dacrza's rating

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Dacrza (862) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Date tasted: July 12, 2013... Glassware: Baltika stange... Occasion: waiting for Matt and Jerry to arrive to begin the golf weekend....Appearance: pale, sallow golden body; large bubbles collect and release for the glass’s bottom; frothy, soupy uneven white head that leaves uneven tracings... Aroma: odd, pungent doughy malts leave a locker room funk in the nostrils; not thee fresh pilsner hops hoped for... Palate: oily, almost buttery consistency with minimal presence at the teeth; drinkable, yes--this could be a backyard barbecue accompaniment ...Taste: a rather nondescript lager, with little profile and discussable points; almost perfectly rinsing the mouth... Overall: being a parishioner of a Polish church, the Zywiec is a presence at adult functions for sure; the bottle trumpets itself as Poland’s #1 beer, but unfortunately Budweiser does similarly in America, and the parallel may be fitting...not bright or crisp, not refreshing enough to garner future interest, this beer files in behind many better, more engaging lagers...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JtanK (184) - Kraków, POLAND - OCT 9, 2016
Super typical lager sold in Poland. It’s not untasty, it contains alcohol, it’s average.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MatiF96 (68) - POLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Aromat słodowy z lekkim diacetylem. Piana obfita, niezbyt trwała. W smaku słód, woda, bardzo delikatna goryczka. Typowy koncernowy lager, da się wypić

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
smmaaren (568) - NORWAY - SEP 24, 2016
On tap at pub in Sopot. Pours clear golden with a white head. Grainy and malty aroma. Taste is bittersweet. Refreshing lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
M_Sack (623) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2016
Bottle. Quite a dark bronze. Very malty, with just a little hop bitterness. Need to drink it cold to prevent the bad commercial lagers coming through, but enjoyable enough with a Polish meal of pork snitzel, mash potato, cabbage and a cucumber/yoghurt salad.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
irenecus (85) - - SEP 20, 2016
Na zdrowie, Salud, Kampai, Prost, Skaal, Zivjeli, Fenékig, На здоровь& Na zdravi.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
excess (38) - POLAND - SEP 20, 2016
dawno dawno temu... / a long time ago... / bylo w polsce zwykle piwo i byl Zywiec / there was regular beer in poland and there was Zywiec / cesarz wsrod piw marzenie kazdego / an emperor amongst the beers a true dream / dzis luksus za 7 zeta w zabce / today this luxury costs u less than 2 euro in grocery / za 3 butelki dodam / 3 bottles I mean / o czasy o ludzie / things change / pijalne / drinkable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Henrik85 (53) - SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2016
50 cl bottle from Systembolaget. The aroma is fresh but very faint. Thin mouth feel. Watery. Quite pleasant aftertaste. "Buttery" and malty. Fresh. Weak finish, almost no bitterness. Overall a pretty "clean" lager. No off-flavors or anything, but unfortunately not very interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scirtes (439) - POLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Can, pours golden, clear. Aroma of cereal, corn, malts. Taste: water with corn-like sweetness, no bitterness at all. An average, standard euro lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DenverLogan (1100) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2016
From a bottle into a New Belgium 2016 tulip glass. Pours yellow gold with head and lace. Aroma of amber malts, slight hay. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of amber malt, light grains, light hops, honey, minerals, frosted bundt cake. Overall light, sweet, easy drinking...some off notes but certainly not bad for the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
rubbishystuff (2334) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 22, 2016
Thanks to BCandNico. Rather standard euro lager, nothing special but nothing too offensive. Cereally, but not adjuncty.. Serving: Bottle

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