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RATINGS: 1035   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monkeychugg55 (940) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2013
Brown pour, black in the glass. Tan head settles to an 1/8th inch ring of foam that leaves thick lacing. The aroma is roast coffee, chocolate, dark fruit, and some metallic lager yeast. The flavor is sweet at first, with some chocolate and Munich malt, then adds some date-like flavors, dries out, and finishes with roast that lingers in the back of the throat. Light to medium bodied with only a faint hint of alcohol. Still don’t believe this is 9.5%.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Manslow (185) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 26, 2015
Butelka 0,5l Kolor ciemnobrązowy, piana średnia, nagazowanie idealne. Aromaty słodowe, czekoladowe i owocowe. Smak słodko gorzki, karmelowy palony. Alkohol niewyczuwalny pod karmelowym dominującym smakiem. Wyśmienite piwo, jeden z najlepszych porterów bałtyckich.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jankes (84) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 24, 2015
Wygląd niemal idealny, piana dośc krótkotrwała. Aromat palonych słodów, nieco tostowy i troszeczkę kawowy. Piwo dojrzewało w butelce przez ponad rok, dało to całkiem ciekawy smak. Zdecydowana słodowość kontrowana posmakiem suszonych owoców i podbita lekką alkoholowością dała na finiszu bardzo interesujący efekt wiśni w likierze. Goryczka przeciętna. Całkiem sporo ciała. Bardzo dobry porter.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ROSE1962 (37) - POLAND - APR 23, 2015
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkam (322) - POLAND - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours almost pitch black with a small beige head. Complex aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and also dried fruits. Sweet taste with notes of choclate, caramel, fruits. Full bodied beer, oily texture, lightl alcoholic finish. Great baltic porter from Zywiec.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4885) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 14, 2015
Sharp bitter, toasty and surprisingly good. Pours black with good head and lacing. Dark chocolate with a bitter end with some okay booze notes. Hints of caramelized malt. Bottle.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mackeon (102) - - APR 12, 2015
A very fine porter, full-bodied, great mouthfeel, and a powerful alcoholic kick, all in all a great drink. Much better than most US and UK porters and stouts with their watery aftertaste and lack of real strength, this porter has it all and it comes in a nice bottle with a simple, effective label. Highly recommended!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainTilven (39) - FRANCE - APR 11, 2015
Tasted at La table du bon roi Stanislas (Nancy, France), with quail sirloins wraped in smoked ham and then with chestnut marzipan cake and coffee sauce - both very enjoyable match. Black colour, dark beige foam like wich leaves nice laces. Smell and taste of toast, dried fruit, coffee, candi sugar.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mesjasz (158) - Lodz, POLAND - APR 8, 2015
Pitch black color, nice pale brown head. Aroma is chocolate, dried fruits, some cherry. Taste is dry, dark chocolate flavor, small bitterness, some fruits, almost no alcohol. Great complex baltic porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slaktmasken (64) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
500ml bottle brought by a Polish friend. Pours dark brown/black with a thin head. Roasted malt/chocolate aroma. Roasted chocolate taste. I like the fact that i still have a few in the cellar.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
karpik (69) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - APR 8, 2015
BB: 21.08.2016, so the fresh one. Aroma is roasted malt, some chocolate. Dark brown colour with tall brown-ish head. Taste is slightly metallic at the beginning, but after a while does not bother. Roasted malts, caramel and dark chololate at the finish with alcoholic warming.


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