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Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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BA SCORE
77
okay

606 Ratings
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Ratings: 606
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 7
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovary Staropramen visit their website
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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RichH55

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.8%

03-06-2013 16:54:37 | More by RichH55
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +19.8%

03-02-2013 19:19:49 | More by Rhettroactive
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bsopko

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-01-2013 21:23:50 | More by bsopko
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kjkinsey

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.2%

02-28-2013 01:11:54 | More by kjkinsey
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WastedYouth

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-27-2013 22:07:09 | More by WastedYouth
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Olavi

Estonia

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

02-25-2013 14:07:20 | More by Olavi
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Flavius

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

02-24-2013 20:59:33 | More by Flavius
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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-24-2013 07:08:10 | More by Beergelden
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RickS95

Indiana

2.93/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a pale straw golden color with some darker orange hues that help it not look like piss. Very clear, think American macro only slightly darker. The head is the only reason it scored as well as it did because it's a brilliant with, a couple fingers thick with a lot of different sized bubbles. Really nice retention, with a medium sticky lace when all is said and done.

I'm not a fan of the look, the smell or the style. It's classic American macro with an earthy, dirty Czech hop scent. Again, not a fan of this at all. However, if you really let your nose dig deep, there is a lingering citric note hiding in the depths that makes this tolerable.

Not sure how Czech beer ever became popular, but this matches the style. It's not something I care for, but it is what it is. Being an old school lager, it's almost devoid of taste. If anything, there's a crackery taste.

It's dry and has an earthy, flowery bitterness to it. Complete lack of sweetness, though as it warms it tries. Somewhat smooth.

It's not the worst thing I've ever had, but it's certainly nowhere near the best, even for a Czech beer. Fairly easy to drink if you can get past the smell and lack of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2013 03:31:37 | More by RickS95
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ThinkAgain

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

02-20-2013 01:35:33 | More by ThinkAgain
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-20-2013 01:00:29 | More by M_C_Hampton
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kaidasz

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

02-16-2013 00:22:18 | More by kaidasz
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A finger and half of head on a clear, medium straw colored body. Looks great.
The aroma is milled grain and a touch metallic.
The taste is lighter with mild lemon bitterness, bit of malt sweetness and finishes with a mild puckering bitter note. Easy to drink.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Not amazing but worth a drink or two.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2013 04:38:41 | More by Fatehunter
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Freggs

New York

3/5  rDev -10.2%

02-13-2013 18:02:52 | More by Freggs
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ckollias

Maryland

2.43/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a Belgian tulip glass.

A: Pours a copper ale with a thin white head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace.

S: Skunky funky aroma.

T: Skunky lager that is more tart and bitter than sweet.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: I should have stopped drinking this after a couple of sips – but I hoped it would get better – it didn’t.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 19:47:47 | More by ckollias
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elchingen

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-08-2013 02:09:42 | More by elchingen
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mattknueven

Indiana

3/5  rDev -10.2%

02-01-2013 05:24:41 | More by mattknueven
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alexworsnip

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-30-2013 07:03:19 | More by alexworsnip
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BklynTerp

New York

3/5  rDev -10.2%

01-27-2013 19:18:21 | More by BklynTerp
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mjacquard

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-27-2013 03:59:20 | More by mjacquard
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mizx

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

01-26-2013 20:25:04 | More by mizx
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gnikola

Serbia

1.5/5  rDev -55.1%

01-17-2013 13:21:17 | More by gnikola
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erogers

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-17-2013 06:59:24 | More by erogers
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JohnFatAss

New Jersey

3.18/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

This came in a classy and sophisticated green bottle.
The beer itself looks really nice too. It is a deep golden color with a creamy white head.
It is almost the same color as apple juice.

As far as the smell goes, Floral hops and grains come through. There is a slight skunk smell that cannot be ignored.

Sweet, malty back bone with a mild hop bitterness. However, there is a slight skunkyness in the taste that is off putting.

For a lager, this beer is full bodied. Thick, creamy and lightly carbonated. There is also an oily slickness to the mouthfeel.

Overall, this beer would be outstanding if it were not for the skunkyness.
The skunkyness was very slight, but it takes away from the enjoyment of the beer.

I would love to try this on tap.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 01:24:56 | More by JohnFatAss
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madzanta


3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-11-2013 09:56:41 | More by madzanta
Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
77 out of 100 based on 606 ratings.