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RATINGS: 964   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 .


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dinkle50 (999) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Dark pour with a slightly off white head. Some lace. Good head retention. Aroma of raisins. Thick mouth with raisin, sugar and roast notes. Slight metallic taste. Alcohol is super well hidden. Nicely done Porter from Poland.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbuskirk (453) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Couldnít be more excited to review my first Baltic Porter, and this Polish beauty was a hell of a way to start into the style. Appearance seduced me right away. Almost-black body, creamy head, sticky lacing. Smell is huge and assertive. Cocoa, coffee, syrupy fruit aromas, and a whole lotta booze. Flavor follows the nose. Rich, spicy cocoa at the fore; fresh, strong coffee after that; and boozy fruit finishing things off with prune, plum, currant, and dry sherry. This Porter is the perfect match for a fine cheese and a cold evening. Until now, this was a beer that Iíve seen before but knew little about it. Glad I know about it, now!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (512) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. A- Licorice, mocha, cocoa, malty, roasty, dark fruits. A- Black color, black liquid, brown head. T- Mocha, black licorice, anise, roasty, coffee, alcohol, dark fruits. P- Full body, thin texture, average carbonation, sharp finish. O- Wow. This beer has balls. Very strong licorice and mocha flavors finished with a sharp alcohol bite. Pretty good and definitely a winter warmer kind of beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vickey9 (489) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2014
Near pitch black color. Nose is roasted malts, some dark fruit notes. Texture is creamy, Body medium. Palate is toasted and roasted malts, caramel and ripe dark fruit notes. B@H

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuedmaster (223) - Vista, California, USA - OCT 16, 2014
500 ml. bottle, poured into a schooner. Thick tan head on a black body, leaving lacing. Aroma of sweet malt, roasted grain, chocolate, cherry, plum, slight nuts, brown sugar, booze. Well balanced flavor with a creamy, chocolatey sweetness of the malts offset by noble hop bitterness. This is a well crafted brew, and was a good deal at $3 a bottle on sale at BevMo. Packs a punch with 9.5% abv. Itís an imperial porter!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MojKufelekPL (186) - Wrocław, POLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Pite we Wrocławiu z beczki. Ciemne piwo o kremowej średnio-trwałej pianie. W aromacie nuty palone, kawowe oraz delikatne kwaśne owoce. W smaku wytrawne, słodowe, delikatnie słodkawe.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SangreSani (22) - POLAND - OCT 12, 2014
A lot of roasty aromas, some cereal, coffee and chocolate scents. Appearance is black. 100% opaque. Head fades out really fast. At the beginning thereís a light sweetness and after that the bitterness kicks in. Really nice and quite strong bitterness. Itís medium carbonated. The body is medium too. Oily texture. Probably the best beer with "Żywiec" word on the label.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
szymek156 (19) - - OCT 11, 2014
Cake in aroma, caramel, iron which is really annoying. Its not creamy or oily as it should, Lttle bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1269) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle from a Gdansk off licence. Pours black with a quickly fading tan head. Starts quite sweet with good roast flavours, caramel and quite a lot of spiciness. Thereís lingering treacle and coffee in the bitter finish with some nice alcohol warmth. Perhaps a little thin bodied and over carbonated, but otherwise very good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
znawca (54) - POLAND - OCT 5, 2014
AROMA: slight, bread, malt, a bit of hops and coffee, notes of alcohol; APPEARANCE: dark brown/black, clear, ruby under light, medium beige head, some lacing; TASTE: sweet, below medium bitterness, a bit sour, caramel, corny, malty, rather strong notes of alcohol, PALATE: medium body and carbonation, little oily, warming throat, faceless finish; OVERALL: disappointing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"pours dark brown with a nice fluffy head and everlasting lacing on the glass. aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruit. feel is creamy and nice, if a touch thin only in the finish. flavor is similar to aroma. a touch sweet at the end, but pretty tasty."


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