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Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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BA SCORE
77
okay

594 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 594
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 6
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001)
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ChulaVistaBarista

California

4/5  rDev +19.8%

07-08-2012 02:58:25 | More by ChulaVistaBarista
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aztraz

Sweden

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

07-06-2012 19:57:38 | More by aztraz
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BVB09_Bryan


2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

07-03-2012 23:03:12 | More by BVB09_Bryan
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-21-2012 21:59:36 | More by Hanzo
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elguapo57

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.8%

06-17-2012 03:48:09 | More by elguapo57
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a fluted pilsener glass. The beer is a pure deep golden color. A fizzy white head sits on top, and hardly dissipates at all. Nice thick foamy lacing on the glass. The smell is dank, skunky, and like damp malt. The beer tastes better than the smell, thankfully. Malt grains, adjuncts, and a sightly bitter finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied.

Overall, I expected more, but this is your typically skunky green-bottled pilsner (i.e. Pilsner Urquell).

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 19:09:00 | More by JuicesFlowing
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madkat07

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.8%

06-11-2012 22:12:14 | More by madkat07
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NV9

Ontario (Canada)

2.8/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a nice deep golden colour with a finger head that dissipates quite quickly.

Smell is grainy with maybe a bit of floral smell, not overly strong.

Bitter finish, malty, clean on teh mouth with a fair bit of carbonation.

Great on a warm summer day, not too different from many other pilseners, doesn't really stand out from the NA's.

Serving type: can

06-08-2012 22:22:12 | More by NV9
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-07-2012 14:39:08 | More by OriolesFan1008
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fionn13

Ireland

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

06-03-2012 23:31:37 | More by fionn13
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RES

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-31-2012 03:27:45 | More by RES
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ekzachtly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

05-29-2012 00:52:30 | More by ekzachtly
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WeissBoy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-23-2012 06:31:45 | More by WeissBoy
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-22-2012 03:36:42 | More by JeffTheJuice
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clickyourfingers


3/5  rDev -10.2%

05-16-2012 13:58:03 | More by clickyourfingers
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magictacosinus

California

4.28/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pilsner glass from a 12oz bottle.

Pours a golden color, with substantial carbonation and nice little ring at the top. Not much else to speak of, except that it contains the appearance of a beer that is simple and clear, and hopefully, to the point.

The aroma is pretty grainy and slightly spiced overall, but there isn't much to write about as it is subtle throughout. However, from what I can gather, there's plenty of cereal grains, floral saaz hops, and a little bit of alcohol. Again, at this point I can hear the beer "begging me" to tasted, and cannot linger any longer in this section.

I take one sip and feel good. I take another sip and feel better. Upon the third sip, I feel addicted. This is great! With a thick body, juicy malts, and spice aided by the hops, this is ridiculously tasty for what it is. What I especially love is the sweetness within this beer - it's so crisp and delicious. Ever since trying this a week ago, I've found it to be very welcoming for it's clean, flavorful experience.

It's simple, sure, but it really is a beer that must be taken for what it is. There are more "complex" beers out there, but this is perfectly refreshing on its own or accompanied with any meal. A great beer, proving the saying that "less is more."

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 06:38:19 | More by magictacosinus
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Arherring

Indiana

3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-30-2012 16:04:13 | More by Arherring
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elNopalero

Texas

3.23/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This poured a crystal golden color. Light aroma, some grassy hops. Has a clear, crisp flavor. The Czech saaz hops are bright and noticible, and it finishes clean and crisp. This is not a bad pils in the least—more like, ok. In the time it took from writing this review to posting it I forgot all about it, if that’s any indication of its staying power.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2012 20:55:39 | More by elNopalero
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

04-22-2012 15:47:55 | More by rale
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OldTime

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

04-18-2012 22:48:34 | More by OldTime
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codynevels

California

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

04-14-2012 18:57:55 | More by codynevels
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pchalk


3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-03-2012 14:37:20 | More by pchalk
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured out as a clear yellow color with a foamy white head on top. There wasn't much lacing or retention on this one. The smell was earthy with some hints of cut grass on the nose. The taste of the beer had a decent malt base with a light bitter finish. The mouthfeel was light, nicely carbonated and crisp. Overall this beer wasn't too bad. I liked it more than some of the others in the style. Still not one I'd buy a case of or anything, but glad I tried it.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 04:10:38 | More by Knapp85
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Aexoonge

California

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-19-2012 17:20:34 | More by Aexoonge
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killianf


3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-18-2012 17:06:57 | More by killianf
Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
77 out of 100 based on 594 ratings.