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RATINGS: 1083   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (11533) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2006
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Redbrown colour. Almost a 5!!!! Very malty aroma with coffeenotes. (good coffeenotesa!!) Very bitter taste and finish. Long duration. A fantastic beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11516) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2009
33cl botle from local polish grocery store, rethymno, crete. best before jun 2009, sampled jun 2009. pitch dark, small thick light brown head. sweet aroma. dark fruits, toffee. flavor is roasted grains, licorice, brown sugar, faint dark fruits, ends quite roasted and a little bitter. aftertaste lingers for very long and keeps getting roastier and roastier. this flavor is VERY nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11465) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2009
Keg (yes keg), 500ml, at U Kakpra, Krakow. Dark brown to black with tan head. Big heavy beer, lots of fruit initially, then into a tarry, alohol, liquorice experience. There is always an underlying sweetness, I suppose this comes with the territory. Quite nasal in the close. Decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (11352) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2009
500 ml bottle poured a clear dark brown with a lasting tan head. Aeomas of plum, raisin, dark chocolate, licorice and a hint of vanilla. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of dark fruit, dark chocolate, roasted malt, licorice and light vanilla with a smooth lingering roasty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (11225) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2003
Nice moka head which collapses but maintains, leaving a lace behind. Nose of licorice and chocolate. Locrice and moka coffee in the mouth, with some residual sugar, rich mouthfeel with malt bitterness at the end. Wish they still had it (or the Okocim) at the LCBO. Thanks to CapFlu!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (11206) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2005
Very dark colored. Roasted malt aroma with coffee, peardrups and raisin. Full bodied. Malty flavor, in fact with loads of roasted malt. Raisin. Coffee bitterness. Warming alcohol that bangs your head after a 15 hours working day. Whoahhh, abundant with flavors. Great beer. My thanks go out to Dortmunderfor this bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (10992) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 13, 2007
UPDATED: APR 30, 2014 500ml bottle gift from Tranquility - Thanks, thanks, thanks!
Jet black, espresso head. Aroma heavy and sweet - a berry, perhaps raspberry or strawberry, but in no way light, hints of mocha coffee. Hugely roasted malty taste - burnt on the tongue, but also fairly sweet, a wicked treacly combination, with a tempting tang of both coffee and ginger. Lovely long burnt finish. For something which had the potential to be so brutal this is very sophisticated with no annoying sharp peaks at all. Definitely succulent. And the 9.5% is completely hidden - marvelous! This does compete with Koff porter - wow!
Rerate of 330ml bottle (6-5-7-3-13=3.4) also shared by Tranquility - thanks!
Sticky sweet in all aspects, but with enough burnt malt to make that forgivable. Alcohol breaks through, which detracts slightly from the taste, this would be fantastic, and could possibly compete with Koff Porter, if it was 7%
Rerate: 330ml bottle (?, Poland) BB 2010/05 Drunk 2014/04 (7:5:8:4:15=3.9)
Plumb raisin aroma, some tomato later, alas. Black, persistent tight tan head. Beautiful toffee taste, definitely aged, but succulently sweet and smooth. Very pleasant roast, no harshness because of the sweetness which mellows it lovely. Good one still!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2009
Name: Zywiec Porter
Date: May 16, 2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: clear dark ruby red, fine beige head froths up upon request, lots of bits of lace
Aroma: dry dark chocolate aroma
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich sweet roasted malt aroma, touch of licorish sweetness, lots of bitter dry dark chocolate
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10827) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 28, 2011
Bottle. Pours black with ruby/mahogany highlights and a large, creamy tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is dark roasted malts (chocolate, coffee, roast) and dark fruits (figs, prunes, dates, raisins) with notes of earthy and minty hops. Flavor is dark roasted malt with medium hop bitterness, a drying finish, and dark fruit flavors in abundance. There is a light creaminess from the malt as well. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (10805) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 9, 2014
Vielen Dank an kevnic2008 für dieses Bier!! Ins Glas ergießt sich ein fast schwarzes Bier mit schöer beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr schokoladig, süß, malzig. Geschmack sehr intensiv schokoladig, Blockmalz, Kaffee, leicht alkoholisch, klasse Bier, danke Mariusz!


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