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RATINGS: 1299   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   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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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
frankenkitty (2014) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2011
Pours a deep caramel brown beneath a huge, creamy, long-lasting mocha head. Bittersweet and milk chocolate aroma with a punch of dark fruit, a thin layer of cake dough and a whiff of ABV. There is an odd burnt/metallic tinge to the flavor (which I blame on Continental hopping), but the base is semi-sweet chocolate syrup with coffee roasts and a splash of spiced rum. Full-bodied, almost sticky... wholly satisfying on a chill January evening. I remember this being a top-rated Baltic Porter about 5 years ago, and it being very difficult to find at the time. I recently ran across a goodly amount of bottles at several local bottle shops, so I’m guessing production and exports have stepped up a notch. ~~~~~~~~~ Pint bottle from Bridgeview Liquors, Bridgeview, IL


4.1
mateusz_19 (7) - - NOV 16, 2017 does not count
W aromacie kawa,palona czekolada,suszone owoce i jeszcze raz kawa. Smak - wytrawny,mocno palony,pod koniec lekko słodowy Piwo zdecydowanie nie jest wodniste,ma sporo ciała; Trochę zbyt wytrawne jak dla mnie,ale i tak, solidny przedstawiciel stylu,którego mógłbym każdemu polecić.

3.6
leaparsons (10764) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2017 Bottle, Fresh Market Polski, Wigston. Very dark brown with a beige head. Earthy coffee with dark berries. Oily with dark chocolate. Herbal cola with liquorice. Dry finish. Peppery alcohol. Decent.

4.1
Seffle (467) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2017
Bottle at Restaurant Krakow, Göteborg 171109. Fullbodied dark body with chocolate coloured head. More of a Russian Imperial Stout than a porter but really nice anyway. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Camons (13279) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2017
Bottle @ Original Burger, Gdansk. Pours very dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, coffee, licorice. Flavor is sweet, light bitter, roast malt, coffee, caramel, heavy licorice, some alcohol. Medium to full body, soft to average carbonation, sweet finish with warming alcohol. 071117

4
KaptenBoelja (8) - SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2017 Tasted from bottle, wow a very potent porter! Even better then my former polish favorite, Black Boss! This brew has it.

4
nilcorc (40) - - NOV 6, 2017
Bottled. One of my favourite porter, a very drinkable beer. I like it a lot.

4
Evolutionary (523) - Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2017
Bottle from corner stone. Nose is smoky and smooth and body largely follows. Dark and malty. Great example of a well balanced porter.

3.2
thall (30) - Lublin, POLAND - NOV 3, 2017
Piwo wypite przed zalozeniem konta na RateBeer. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnien z degustacji.

3.7
lkowalkowski (499) - POLAND - NOV 3, 2017
Brunatnej barwy. Piana beżowa. Drobna i obfita, dosyć trwała. W aromacie palone słody, czekolada, kawa, delikatne nuty chlebowe. W smak delikatna słodycz przykryta gorzą czekoladą. Alkohol w miarę dobrze ukryty, dobry materiał na leżak. Udane piwo.

3.8
varanid99 (1338) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2017
Cola pour with a creamy, long lasting tan head. Roasty, chocolate, slight bready aromas. Taste is a little roast, dark chocolate, dried fruit, there is a little roasty bitterness; creamy, thick mouthfeel. Slight boozy warmth at the end. This is pretty good.


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