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Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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BA SCORE
77
okay

693 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 693
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001)
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Photo of BryanCarey
3.04/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Completely clear and with a golden hue, this import beer offers a nose that is grassy, a little skunked, a little grainy, and a little bit caramel like. The foam on this beer looks nice at first and seems rather lumpy following a good pour, but it does settle itself down in due time, still leaving a good deal of lace as you consume.

Tasting this beer reveals a flavor that is a little better than its nose indicates. The flavors of sweet, caramel- like malts are present, along with the flavors of herbs and lightly spiced hops. There is a certain vegetable- like component to the taste as well with some fruit and a somewhat metallic finish.

The Czech Republic is world- renown for creating some classis beers. This particular beer doesn’t rank among those classics for several important reasons. I like the lacing and the easy- going nature of the taste, but some of the flavors are a tad off base. It would taste better if the skunkiness could be purged from the flavor but that will only happen when the brewer stops packaging it in green bottles.

Overall, this isn’t a bad beer. But there are others that are certainly better representatives of the Czech Republic and its important heritage. For these reasons, I cannot rate this one much better than average overall.

Photo of tmzl
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Aewachiw
3.49/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This crisp, refreshing Czech lager reminds me of the time we spent in Prague.

I learned what true pilsners are, and how they can make a hot summer day more enjoyable.

On tap here in BRU in Phily, enjoyable, and reminiscent of a fabulous trip through Central Europe.

Photo of rredshift
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of soju6
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a golden color with a frothy head that fades to some lacing.

S: Aroma of some citrus, herbal, bit of sweet malt and grain.

T: Taste is similar with some citrus, malt sweetness and grain. tart bitterness and a fairly clean finish.

F: Fairly light body, crisp with a bit of a grainy feel.

O: Decent beer, reminds me more of a Euro Lager with a bit of character.

Photo of Bellonc
2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of RCLOHR267
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of DenisKolkin
3.41/5  rDev +2.1%

500 ml can served cold into a pint glass. Purchased from LCBO for $2.50 CDN.

Appearance - bright clean and clear golden color. Capped by about two fingers of fluffy white head with good retention. Tons of lively bubbles and a good amount of lacing left behind.

Smell - grassy with a few floral aspects. Less biscuity than many others in the style.

Taste - crisp and clean even a bit creamy. The grassy and floral notes carry over into the taste. A bit of a bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - crisp, with above average carbonation. Moderately dry finish.

Overall- a good if not great pilsner, certainly enjoyable, but nothing stands out to separate from others.

Photo of Andrew526
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of ToMakeEndsMeet
2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of myxy
4/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of ToriBug13
2.73/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Staropramen Prague Lager

A- Pretty, clear, and surprisingly nice head. Thick lacing. Wheat in color, great carbonation bubbles.

S- A little sweet on the nose. Has that smell boring lagers have- like an old sponge. That sounds more negative than it should, particularly for this beer. It’s just an average “beer” smell.

T- Wheaty, light hops. Clean and soapy. Good carbonation, turned out to be a decent lager. Doesn’t blow me away, but it would be fine as a session beer.

Photo of DrunkinYogi
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of hansavijaticar
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of Kyanimal
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of Ingjald
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of mrfrancis
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of jaxon53
2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of BuddhaBrowett
2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of terence
1.25/5  rDev -62.6%

Photo of petermethot
2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of MaxOhle
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of DLS168
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of 2GOOFY
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
77 out of 100 based on 693 ratings.