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Price of beer in Poland


gavin79 3 | 72  
31 Aug 2007 /  #1
What are the prices in Poland for things like Beer, whisky, vodka etc ?
And same goes for eating out in restaurants ?
Obviously I know that the prices will vary according to product and type of establishment but I am just looking for general price comparisons to England.

Cheers
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
31 Aug 2007 /  #2
What are the prices in Poland for things like Beer, whisky, vodka etc ?

In a store ? Beer - 2-3 PLN, vodka ~20PLN.
OP gavin79 3 | 72  
31 Aug 2007 /  #3
Wow that is very cheap, compared to England.

I presume those are store prices !

What about in a pub ?
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
31 Aug 2007 /  #4
What about in a pub ?

Beer usually 5-6 PLN.
OP gavin79 3 | 72  
31 Aug 2007 /  #5
Thanks alot so thats around the 88p-£1

It will be like happy hour all the time when i am there then he he
FISZ 24 | 2,116  
31 Aug 2007 /  #6
Last time I was there it was about 6 zł (małe- small) and 7-8 zł (duże- LG) Imported can run you 10-13 zł
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
31 Aug 2007 /  #7
It depends where. In the main market in Karków It can be even 10PLN but in normal pubs usually 5-6PLN for 0,5l.
OP gavin79 3 | 72  
31 Aug 2007 /  #8
Imported can run you 10-13 zł

I guess its better to stick to the local beers then :-)

When you say large and small, is this in litres, or pints ?

It depends where

I will be in poznan, I guess it will be quite expensive there
FISZ 24 | 2,116  
31 Aug 2007 /  #9
I will be in poznan, I guess it will be quite expensive there

That's where I usually visit :) It's in litres: 0,3l/0,5L
Michal - | 1,865  
31 Aug 2007 /  #10
I do not drink alcohol now but when I was in Poland, as a rule of thumb, a bottle of beer in a supermarket would cost about fifty pence. I believe that the quality of beer has improved somewhat now but the Czechs were always the masters of beer production. Some Polish beers can have quite a high alcohol content now too.
osiol 55 | 3,922  
31 Aug 2007 /  #11
24-hour petrol stations are a little pricier, I vaguely remember.
Michal - | 1,865  
31 Aug 2007 /  #12
It always seems strange to me. We always talk of the evils of drinking and driving and then you can go to a British Shell petrol station in Poland and have a fantastic choice of beer to drink! I have always said that the Polish mentality borders on the crazy. They never show an once of common sense.
osiol 55 | 3,922  
31 Aug 2007 /  #13
If you're a passenger in Poland, you might need beer!
vndunne 43 | 279  
1 Sep 2007 /  #14
I live in poznan and the price of the beer in bars here range from 5 zlt to 9 zlt per .5 l depending where you drink. This is for the local beer.
OP gavin79 3 | 72  
1 Sep 2007 /  #15
This is for the local beer

What is the local beer like in comparison to import ? what strengths is the local beer ?

Oh and how popular is vodka and red bull in poznan ?
vndunne 43 | 279  
1 Sep 2007 /  #16
Taste wise, as good as, if not better than import. Though if you drink to much you can get bloated from the gas. The beer is stronger, about 4 .5 % i think so 4 is usually enough to get me going. But unfortunately, it is normally by the 6th that i reaslise it and then it is all too lare.

And Red Bull and vodka is popular, along with other energy drinks for mixing with vodka.
Zgubiony 15 | 1,554  
1 Sep 2007 /  #17
don't drink the imported. It's more expensive and PL beer is great on tap.

Here's a few:

Zywiec- 5.5%
Tyskie- 5.6%
Lech premium- 5.2%
Zubr-6%
Okocim- 5.6%
Ok Palone-5.5%
Zywiec Porter-9.5% (prob. not in a pub)
Lech Mocne- 6.2%

Oh and how popular is vodka and red bull in poznan ?

It's pretty popular. I was drinking these in Blue Note. There was a redbull promo going on too.
vndunne 43 | 279  
2 Sep 2007 /  #18
Is the beer that strong...!! that explains so much from some of my nights out on it...!!
spiritus 68 | 666  
2 Sep 2007 /  #19
Cigarettes are even cheaper compared to UK prices !
Zgubiony 15 | 1,554  
3 Sep 2007 /  #20
Is the beer that strong...!!

Yes....if you want to call it that :) Compared to some "mass produced" beers, it's a little stronger.
andymac  
12 Mar 2009 /  #21
i am going to krakow in april with my wife. she usually only drinks brandy what are the prices like? and what names do you sell? martell? asbach? hennessy?
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
12 Mar 2009 /  #22
Expensive - these are imported. Tell her she should get used to beer :)
SzwedwPolsce 11 | 1,595  
12 Mar 2009 /  #23
What is the local beer like in comparison to import ?

I would say that Polish beer is one of the best (only Czech I liked more). Żywiec is one of the most popular and the one I like the most.
Randal 1 | 577  
12 Mar 2009 /  #24
Beer usually 5-6 PLN

How much is this in U$D?
PolskaDoll 28 | 2,105  
12 Mar 2009 /  #25
Around $1.60 I think.
sobieski 107 | 2,128  
12 Mar 2009 /  #27
I would say that Polish beer is one of the best

Are you American? That would explain that quote....
After all compared to a "Bud" even tap water has to be great.
Polish beer is pretty horrible - Żywiec being owned by Heineken - do I need to say more?
In the past there were good brands such as Leżajsk and Heweliusz but as far as I know they do not exist anymore.
In Wrocław on the Rynek, Spiż is brewing and selling some amazing beers.
Here in Warsaw in Arkadia there is a self-brewing pub (the name escapes me) which has good stuff.
Still as a belgian I do miss decent beers here.
welshguyinpola 23 | 463  
12 Mar 2009 /  #28
I would say that Polish beer is one of the best

Bullshit, obviously u are not well travelled. Austrian beers are pretty good and some of the brtish ales are unbeatable
Randal 1 | 577  
12 Mar 2009 /  #29
Still as a belgian I do miss decent beers here.

As a Belgian I’m guessing your beer tastes will be hard to please anywhere.
Is Polish beer bitter? I hate heavy, hoppy, bitter, dark beer. It gives me heartburn after a few dozen.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
12 Mar 2009 /  #30
Czech beer is streets ahead. British ales too. No Polish beer comes close to 1698 from Faversham, Kent. Many Asian beers are better too. Tsingtao, Kingfisher, Singha, Chang and Kirin Ichiban are all tastier.

I like Polish beer but I'm looking forward to trying out beer from the Balkans.

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