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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 .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
agent_511 (157) - - AUG 5, 2012
Pours very dark brown, almost black, though when put up to the light a red tint can be seen. Moderate tan head. Strong roasted aroma with some mild caramel. Roasted malt flavor, a little caramel, some hop bitterness. Nice porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Case (154) - GERMANY - NOV 2, 2013
Pours black with medium-sized brown head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, caramel, a bit of roastyness. Taste is lots of chocolate and caramel balanced by a persistent grassy bitterness that lasts from start to finish. Wonderful bitter aftertaste. Excellent porter!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tony_gorilla (154) - Fiskum, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle fron a local shop in Krakow, enjoyed at home. Pours black with a medium dirty white head. Smells sweet with some hints of chocolate and coffee. Tastes of coffee, chocolate, liqorice and alcohol. An ok beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Lorenasa (153) - Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Pours a super dark brown with a thick light brown head. Aroma of chocolate and burnt coffee. Taste initially is of chocolate with slight molasses which ends abruptly into a dry and bitter finish with metallic undertones. This takes what woul have been a much higher rated beer and significantly lowers my rating.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drew Blood (151) - Mt.Prospect, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2001
I am no expert but this is sooo close to stout. Round and flavourful and as black as could be. Plus it had that kick, man oh! I used to drink alot of porter, but this is not like any other I have had. Great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Perm (151) - Tryon, North Carolina, USA - DEC 17, 2007
This one is not as sludgy as Sinebrychoff Porter, but still impossibly thick. Strong, strong, strong. The 9.5% pulls more like 11 or 12. This would make a great marinade for steak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mixos (151) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - SEP 7, 2009
Dark brown color, thick foamy head. Smell of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel,alcohol. Taste is quite the same, medium-sweet, dark fruits, coffee, roasted malts. Almost bitter-sweet finish.Nice palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pbjclimber (150) - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2006
Bottle (best before 8-9-06). Pours a very deep mahogany color with a fluffy tan head. The taste starts off with a little bit of hops then goes to a chocolate, roasted malt flavor. The falvor is pretty complex and well balanced. The 9.5% is hid very well, I would have put the alcohol around 6%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eRock_2013 (148) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2013
My first Polish beer, which is only personally significant b/c my ancestry is Polish. A nice porter, very heavy dark appearance but an unexpectedly lighter flavor. Appetizing roasty aroma. Taste is sweet and sour with a mild coffee aftertaste. I am not usually a big fan of porters but as this one features a mild intensity of flavors I thoroughly enjoy Zywiec. No off flavors and not overbearing. Despite being 9.5% no noticeable alcohol in taste. Surprisingly drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
xibalba89 (147) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 4, 2007
Pours a deep black with a nice brown head. Aroma has tons of roasted malts and chocolate. Bits of coffee in there. Flavor is just what you want in a porter... malt, chocolate and coffee all combined in a really pleasant way. Great body, too. Perfect for winter with big meals. The price is right, too. I get this every time I eat at Polonia in the East Village and it never fails to impress me.

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