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RATINGS: 1194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Zywiec Porter, pronounced "je-vi-ets", is a dark, strong beer brewed according to the traditional recipe from 1881, with the Munich malt and special malts for caramel and color plus the highest quality aromatic hops. Everything together creates a unique combination of taste. Production of this Porter was moved to Bracki Bowar in 2004 .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (2460) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2016
500 mL bottle shared with ebone1988. The pour is a medium black with a light tan colored head and a good bit of lace as it falls. The aroma is quite rosty and chocolatey. There is a bitterness to it, but it’s not too bad for what I was expecting. It’s a pretty nice balance for a foreign porter. The flavor is really dry. There is a nice roast and a great chocolate presence. The dryness is a little bit of a hit, as well as the milkiness present. The roast and chocolate offer a good backbone, but it’s just a hint too dry. The mouth feel is lighter and good with a softer carbonation and a lingeringly dry and roasty chocolate finish. Not too bad. This is a little bit of a surprise in a good sense.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1374) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle shared with koleminer20, dick. For the book. Aroma is sweet malt, chocolate, slight coffee, decent. Appearance is dark brown, light tan head, poured thin. Taste is sweet, roasted malt, dry, slight chocolate, eh. Mouthfeel is medium body, light carbonation, sweet malt and booze aftertaste. Overall, eh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeyo1 (677) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle @ home, from carrefour Gdansk. Pour is almost black with a lasting mocca head. Dry, roasted aroma with a lot of licorice. Also mild chocolate, raisins, toffee and maltiness. Smooth texture, medium to big body. Taste is medium sweet with licorice, toffee, raisins, plums, roasted malt and some chocolate. Good complexity. Drier but sweet finish, low balancing bitterness with a nice coffee like character.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (231) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUL 12, 2016
Pours dark brown with big light brown head. Strong sweet and complex aroma of dark bread crust, coffee, cooked bread, prunes, raisins, toffee, caramel, butter. Tastes sweet with some roasty acidity and bitterness, crispy bitter aftertaste. Full body, medium carb, velvetty and somewhat sticky, prominent alco warmness goes fairly well with the sweetness and roastiness. A true winter warmer!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
legendary (15) - Wroclaw, POLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Nearly no aroma, only faint trace of coffee, alcohol and noticeable smell of iron. Pours black with some ruby highlight. Big tan head leaves pretty lacing. It’s only medium bodied, dry, roasty and significantly alcoholic (upleasant moonshine notes), without any sweetness. Leaves stingy feeling from alcohol and medium to high carbonization. Definitely not enough aroma and body that could hide alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
PKrzysztof (139) - POLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Czarne smoliste w wygladzie. Piana kawowa. W zapachu kawa i lekka ziemia. W smaku alkoholowo kawowe. Smoliste i przyprawowe. Swietne. Winne. Wysycenie idealne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kauge (1591) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle from a shop in Gdansk Old Town. Black with barely a hint of brown. Head substantial, moccha colour, retention good and lace rather thick. Aroma of salty-ish licorice, roast, malts, dark chocolate. Tastes very malty, roasty, licoricey salty, cocoa and cocoa powder... nearly no bitterness, not sweet, but sourish, black rye bread crust and kinda cranberry-like sourness. Pleasant in the mouth in every way. Enjoyably lingering warm slightly bitter roasty finish...

Surprise-surprise, the most pleasant BP of the day is a Heineken...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crimson75 (195) - Gdańsk, POLAND - JUL 2, 2016
Lane @Opener Niestety, rozczarowanie. Aromat fatalny, a może po prostu dlaeki od tego, jakie oczekiwalbym od portera. Jakieś nieśmiałe nutki paloności przykryte zupełnie przez alkohol. Trochę lepiej w smaku, ale nie za wiele. Nuty palone, troszkę goryczki, owocowość na granicy autosugestii i grzech podstawowy: z przodu koszmarnie wyrazisyty alkohol, przykrywający niemal wszystko. Nie porównuję nawet z najlepszymi porterami, zwlaszcza tymi imperialnymi, temu porterowi brakuje dużo nawet do takiego np. Ciechana PS. Widząc dużo pozytywnych opini, myslę sobie, że może trafilem na marną warkę, może warto kiedyś jeszcze do tego piwa podejść

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopar (6) - POLAND - JUN 29, 2016 does not count
Not so bad! Aroma is terrible, but taste is very good! :) More: Aroma: alcohol, iron Colour: black, brown foam, Taste: heavy cloying sweetness, full body, oily feel, flat, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BKHansen (75) - Praestř, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2016
50 cl. Flaske, Mřrkebrun med flot beige skumkrone. Aroma af ristet malt, lakrids, frugter og kaffe. Stor smag, karamel, lakrids, chokolade og frugt. Medium krop og god kaffe biterhed.

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