Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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Staropramen LagerStaropramen Lager

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76
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696 Ratings
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Ratings: 696
Reviews: 307
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.17%
Wants: 9
Gots: 58 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovary Staropramen visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001)
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Photo of Roman5150
3.86/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle into Duvel glass

Appearance: Piss yellow, typical lager color, 1 finger off white head

Smell: bready notes, slight roasted malt, nothim much else.. very subtle earthy hops

Taste: very bready, almost rye taste, for the style there is plenty of flavor for sure.

mouthfeel: great carbonation and relatively full bodied feel for a lighter beer

overall: Probably my favorite lager, with Summerfest close behind. Basically, it's a Macro made the way it should be, with some actual flavor characteristics. Very smooth and refreshing, also if you are ever in Prague, visit the brewery and try this on draft, it's amazing.

Photo of Kpitevl
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.96/5  rDev +48.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Staropramen has a thick, off-white head and a clear, somewhat bubbly, golden appearance, with thin lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, biscuit and bready malt, with a touch of hop zing. Taste is of those elements, with a wonderful and dead-on hop bitterness rounding it out. Mouthfeel is light to medium and prickly, and Staropramen finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, dry, and delicious. Really, this is about as perfect as a beer can get, and I score it world class. This might be the best lager I’ve ever tried. Just fabulous and a must for beer lovers!

RJT

Photo of kkmiller76
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of maplacek
4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

Photo of Sludgeman
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of mikehillman
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of nukem5
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a nice orange color with off-white foamy head.

S: Aroma is of malts and orange peels.

T: Taste is nice rich malts with some orange zest and floral touches in there.

M: Mouthfeel is of medium bodied dry and lightly carbed.

O: Overall a decent beer with a solid backbone. Well worth the money.

Photo of Juno_Malone
4/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of magpieken
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of ShawneeIrish
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of safaricook
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of adamant1912
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of dar482
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of Razr86
2/5  rDev -40.1%

Photo of BGsWo22
2/5  rDev -40.1%

Photo of ZachRusk
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of Slatetank
3.05/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I picked this up as a part of a mix-a-six at Giant in Linglestown PA, poured chilled into a mug.

The color is deep amber with tranparent clarity and off white cream with tight bead and no lace. The smell is not very impressive, it has a slight skunky hop nose probably from the green glass bottle and it overpowers the mildly bready undertones. The feel is malty with highly carbonated and semi-slick diacetyl texture with dry finish and semi spicy feel.

The Pils has a taste that is mineral and toasted with slight creamy element from yeast and possibly carbonation with subtle yeast dryness after the swallow with some spiciness from the hops in the finish. Overall I was bit underwhelmed as the beer was overwhelmed by the skunkiness it suffers a lot as a result of this and is marginally drinkable as a result. I would pass unless I saw it on tap somewhere.

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev +19.8%

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4/5  rDev +19.8%

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4/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of bsopko
3/5  rDev -10.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
76 out of 100 based on 696 ratings.