Brewed by Warka (Zywiec Group/Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Warka, Poland


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RATINGS: 454   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Marketed as Warka and as Warka Beer.
Also sold at 5.5% abv and 5.6% abv.
Brewing tradition dates back to the 15th century, when in 1478 Warka brewers received exclusive privilege to supply the golden liquid to the Warsaw royal court. Warka Beer is brewed according to traditional recipes, using only natural ingredients and spring water.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sirPino (883) - Zawiercie/Sosnowiec, POLAND - MAY 4, 2008
Rated:june 2007
Bottle brown,500 ml
Appearance: head is weak and quickly disappearing, body is dark yellowish to bright orange, quite clean, carbonation is weak, quite quickly going off, aroma is weaker than Zywiec lager beer, citrusy notes, slightly of lemon and honey, hops in aroma almost non existant. Flavour: at first sip you notice that the beer is drinkable, not much carbonation, very low accidity, no bitterness, very low hops in content, definetely towards malty sweetness, bisquity but in weacker way than Zywiec lager and not much dry. The malted barley is in its hints seeming even similar to Czech pilseners but the beer is not such aromatic and prominent in flavour, after 4 minutes hed disappear wholly. You can feel alcohol at finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (14455) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2008
Can. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is hay, malt, fruit. Flavour is hay, malt, fruit, hint of alcohol, mature pear. Boring beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbuzz (820) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2008
Tasting at Three Cellars Milwaukee. Very bland nothing original or special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Magic24 (60) - WROCŁAW, POLAND - MAR 27, 2008
Fajna reklama leciała :). Piwo można kupić na metry :) Generalnie delikatniejsze piwo i ciut "słodkie" jeśli piwo może być słodkie. Dla mnie ok.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2008
Brewer and Brand: Kazimierz Pulaski Warka ABV: 7.0 Calories: 200 Stored in: 16.9 oz bomber Served in: Shaker Purchased at: Capitol Plaza Price: 1.50 Price per fl oz $1.50 / 16.9 fl oz = $0.08 per fl oz. Date: March 19th, 2008 Aroma : 2 Straw Cereal very light and not very impressive. Hops are Perfumey Grassy Pine lemony and not great. Yeast a sugary Dough and salty, wet Broth Miscellaneous flavors include Raisin Apple Charcoal Butter too much Honey Maple syrup Pepper Soured milk and Vinegar Appearance : 1 Head - none Head - Off-white and kind of sad. Head - Lacing - none. Head - Longevity is none. Body - Clear sparkling Density - thin Bottle conditioned - no. Body - medium Amber Orange Flavor : 6 Initial flavor - not a bad flavor, and it grows on you. Once you get over the alcohol and sweet cloy, you can settle into an above average beer. Sweet and a bit Sour while very Salty Finish - Flavor Sweet and a bit Acetic. Finish - Duration is long. Palate : 2 Body - Light to medium Texture - Oily and finishes Creamy. Carbonation - Lively Finish - Feel is Chalky Alcoholic - moderate to heavy Overall Score: 11 Comments: Not a bad beer, but a bit too smooth for me. A long aftertaste, and darkens in flavor over time, which is redeeming, but not by much. I liked: The overall flavor. The color was nice. The aftertaste is very enjoyable. I did not like: The cloying sweetness, the complete lack of head, and the simplicity of the components.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (16760) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2008
Can. Pours a golden, clear body with a white head. Hay, grain, malty sweetness and a whiff of canned pears in the aroma. Not foul, just boring. The flavor on the other hand, isnt just good, theres a alcohol touch to it that is rather uncomfortable, as well as grain and grass. Some fruityness and bitterness too. Thin in the mouth, and lightly fruity and bitter finish. Not a beer you would like to repeat. (080312)

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5651) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2014
February, 2008 500ml can of Warka "Uznany Smak" - 5.7% - from my local East European shop. A dirty lager. Damp straw and cocoa are the outstanding features. Not good. [0.9]
July, 2014 500ml red and white can from my local supermarket. 5.5% abv. Standard lager. Inoffensive. Standard all round. Low hops. Grainy flavour. Expected mouth feel. Slightly tinny. Drinkable. [2.4]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike_77 (5936) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2008
Typical looking lager/pilsener. Smells a bit chemically. Texture is ok, not too gassy, fairly smooth. Flavour is a bit sweet but not dominating. Unfortunately the aftertaste is a bit tongue numbing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Drink4Satan (677) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 5, 2008
Bottle: Pours a clear golden colour with a small white head that fades to a ring. There is a presence of noble hops in the aroma behind a light grainy, grassy nose with some weak caramel sweetness. The flavour is sweet like corn syrup with some grassy hops and a very sweet malt finish. There is a lack of hop bitterness and finish is like sweet cereal grains and refined sugar. Ugh. The palate is syrupy and slick with a not-so-dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
emerica56 (600) - Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - FEB 5, 2008
Pours a thin head with a clear amber color. the aroma is very distinct in that you cna really smell the hops, and hint of lemon. There is creamy bitterness on the tip of your tounge. the aftertaste is a bit bready and grainy. It does have smooth texture for the ammount of carbonation that is in it. Not too pleased with the finish dry leaving my feeling nasty with hints of that bread in the back of my mouth.

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