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

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RATINGS: 1194   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Jasne Pelne signifies "full pale lager".


Douberd's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (3985) - Arnhem, - NOV 18, 2012
A bottle of 500 ml, at home, poured in a tall wide glass. I think I got this in Germany. Nice pale golden-yellow colour with a one finger head. Strong smell as I pour it.Mostly malts and hops. The head is still there, covering the surface, now only 5 milimetres in height. Nice taste, although a bit weird, apples (?) Nice on the palate too, medium thickness and average carbonation. Overall, quite good beer


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Juggernaut84 (146) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2016
Ein solides lager, mir fällt nichts auf warum es polens nr 1 bier sein sollte aber ok wers mag ;)

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nurmis (99) - FINLAND - JAN 22, 2016
500ml bottle from alko. Clear golden liquid, big white pillowy head. Aroma is bready and hayish malts. Starts with light sweetness, light to medium bitterness from the hops troughout. One of the better pale lagers I have tasted.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hoppy_Luke (904) - Poznań, POLAND - JAN 20, 2016
Lata temu, moja dewiza brzmiała - piwo im zimniejsze, tym lepsze. Paradoksalnie miałem rację, jednocześnie myląc się... Niska temperatura sprawiała, że pijąc (najczęściej koncernowe) piwo, cieszyłem się zimnym, orzeźwiającym napojem i wydawało mi się, że jest super! Teraz wiem, że w miarę ogrzewania uwydatniają się wady złotego trunku. Żywiec jest tego najlepszym przykładem. Kiedy przelewałem do szkła, był lekko schłodzony i rzeczywiście złoty, z ładną, białą pianą. Piana szybko pozostała wspomnieniem. Aromat lekko słodowym, lekko stęchły i nic poza tym. W smaku również niewiele poza słodem uświadczymy. Jest nieprzyjemny posmak, piwo wraz ze wzrostem temperatury robi się wręcz słodkie. Goryczki brak zupełnie. Wysycenie średnie. Piwo słabe i tyle!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
foyle (360) - Wyoming, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Poured from 500ml can into pilsner glass. Appearance: a 2" pillowy white head falls slowly with a tiny bit of lacing. Color is mostly clear light gold with tons of small sediment in suspension. Moderate streaming carbonation. Aroma: yeasty bread dough and grassy hops. Mouthfeel: light and easy drinking with a dry finish. Flavor: sweet, lightly toasted barley malt and a mild but noticeable grassy and floral hop bite for balance. Overall: a generic but enjoyable euro style lager.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kita (1672) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JAN 2, 2016
Can, 0.50l, courtesy of Adam. Pours clear straw color with thin creamy white head and sparkling appearance. Aroma is grainy, grassy, medicinal and with notes of honey and cooked corn. Taste starts moderate sweet bready with some caramel, following is sour grassy and papery, kind of stale or oxidized, while finish is not so pleasant moderate bitter. Light body, thin texture and soft carbonation in palate. Boring, but not the worst...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brainiac (213) - Riga, LATVIA - JAN 1, 2016
0,5l can. Classic pale lager just for thirst. Kind of ok, taste of plastic is very weak. Some simulation of hops

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grisza77 (319) - Poznań, POLAND - JAN 1, 2016
Jasnoz?ote, klarowne piwo o ?redniej pianie, która do?? szybko redukuje si? do zera. Aromat s?aby, lekko s?odowy. W smaku lekko wodniste, wyczuwalny lekki s?ód. Goryczka jak na koncerniaka spoko, niska w stron? ?redniej, zio?owa. Ogólnie jak na koncerniaka nie jest ?le, s?aby smak i aromat, ale wszystko ratuje ca?kiem spoko goryczka.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (391) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle pour. Clear golden with a small soapy white head. Aroma is corn, honey, and grain. Medium body. Light initial bitter with a nice sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
trexibmer (59) - - DEC 15, 2015
The toughest thing about this beer is how to say or ask for it. If your of Polish or Czech or Slav ancestry you can probably figure it out. ZEE-vits or jhivEEtz is a much better piwo than Heineken without the sulfurous taste. It compares very favorably to imported German lagers. Clean, almost..but not quite a pilsener due to soft hops. And from a price point here in the USA it is right on!

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jbuskirk (1020) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - DEC 11, 2015
Metallic, cereal sweet, straightforward, light. Decent looking in a Pilsner glass. Quality deteriorates as the brew warms.


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