After being let down by a much-hyped Polish beer recently, I was a little wary of trying out the competition, but I'm glad I did. At the weekend I discovered Tyskie, which is a decent, though not very special, Polish pilsner. My real find, however, was Okocim. It's another Polish lager and has a wonderful appley tartness which is very unusual. As well as the standard lager, Okocim make strong beer called Okocim Mocne, which is even more laden with apple flavours - sweeter and fuller.
I think I need to continue my research into the beers of Poland, but it seems we have a running champion for the moment.
Westmalle Dubbel - *Origin: Belgium | Date: 2008 | ABV: 7% | On The Beer Nut: October 2007* It's a longtime favourite today. Westmalle Dubbel goes back to the very beginnings...
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