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RATINGS: 952   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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 .


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Firemoose15 (567) - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2005
Bottle,thanks rich. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Poured a nice deep black with tan head. Flavor was good chocolate, vanilla and caramel combined with nice grassy hops. Palate was oily and full that finished sweet and easy. Overall a nice treat indeed.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
richlikebeer (838) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2005
coffee and licorice coming out of the aroma, with a hint of chocolate. pours a solid black body with a thick coffee flavored head that breaks down into little islands that float on top. lots of chocolate with licorice,grass, some vanilla, and caramel that are blended perfectly. a slick body, pretty thick for a porter, coats the inside of your mouth and the sweet chocolates make up the bulk of the aftertaste. this was very nice, and i owe BierKonig much love for sending this over.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 21, 2005
Pours a clear dark brown color with ruby highlights and a ring of light brown lace. Very attractive aroma of rich malt, chocolate, raisin, plums and figs. Excellent flavor of rich and slightly roasted malt with chocolate, raisin, plums and figs with a bitter finish. The body is medium with a slightly dry mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. This is a rich and complex beer, great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Engelsmann (651) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2005
Bottled at RBESG’05. Pours a very dark brown, with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted, malty, hints of smoke. Taste is slightly sour, roasted, almost burned, toasted bread.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2005
Pours jet black with a thick beige head. Woody, sugary, burnt nose, with some acidic hints. Sweet, roasted, coffee-ish, caramelly flavour with notes of chocolate and alcohol. Thick mouthfeel. Aftertaste is present for quite a while. Some notes of dark fruits in finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
itsnotabeergut (4) - POLAND - SEP 12, 2005 does not count
Copernicus. Chopin. Madame Curie. John Paul II. Zywiec Porter. This absolutely outstanding, amazing beer is one of the reasons I’m glad I live in Poland.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
D (577) - Gdynia, POLAND - SEP 3, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2009 Thick black colour, big brown head, lasting. Strong taste, roasted coffee, slight caramel flavour. Surprisingly only slight alcohol notes. Drinks very well. Great beer

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haukur (1305) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - SEP 2, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2012 a wonderful beer, more like an imperial stout than a porter, very roasted, malty, spicy, well masked, some cocoa, very complex, incredible good

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2005
Bottle shared coutesy of egajdzis (thanks!). Poured a dark black with an average to larger sized tan head. Aromas of roasted malts, dark fruits, and light caramel. Tastes of light chocolate, dark fruits, roasted malts and light coffee. I never would have guessed this one was 9.5%. Medium bitter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2005
Bottled. Black opaque colour, mediumsized brown head. Sweet roasted malt in aroma. Sweet roasted malt in flavour with caramellish hints. Very good one!


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