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Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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Ratings: 609
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 7
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-17-2013 06:59:24 | More by erogers
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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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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-11-2013 09:56:41 | More by madzanta
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United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

01-10-2013 21:36:55 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-07-2013 04:23:26 | More by Kuongming
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3.1/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

poured into a pint glass may - 11- 2013 is stamped on it

Appearance - poured a clear golden yellow with 2 fingers of foam. bubbles came up through solution while drinking. good lacing

Aroma- apple pear slight skunkyness ( sulfur) Grassy

taste- crisp sting of carbonation gives way to a grainy corny flavor. then a slight herbal and piney hops at the end. Hoppier than american light lagers. easy drinking.

Mouthfeel- high carbonation dry and champange-y

Overall- I'm a little out of my element, I would imagine this is a descent pilsner. I would enjoy it as such. My BMC frame of reference would tell me that it is better than all of those. Its like a light lager with a better hop character and a better mouthfeel. it is definitely less filling than a lot of things i have been drinking lately. I would in fact have another. i would drink it as a lawnmower beer or i could se myself ordering it in an airport leaving Prague.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2013 03:59:54 | More by Uncle_Jimmy
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-05-2013 04:17:56 | More by Vyronian
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-02-2013 19:38:38 | More by GhostPants
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3.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, pale orange with some light red at the light. One finger of off-white head lingers for a few seconds and clears off, leaving a thin line of lace around the circumference of the glass. Aroma consists of caramel, lemon, orange and a hint of dry grass, and is quite robust for a lager. There's no skunk-funk to speak of. Very dry and crisp with a splash of lemon on top of some grain. Some orange peel is also noticed. Add to all that a little sweet mixed with a little bitter and easy as Sunday morning all the way to the finish.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 20:00:16 | More by stephens101
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

12-29-2012 15:13:16 | More by Beerman1977
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

12-28-2012 01:16:56 | More by SadMachine
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2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

12-24-2012 18:57:53 | More by hogrider
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

12-22-2012 20:06:28 | More by David1975
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5/5  rDev +49.7%

12-13-2012 17:35:14 | More by nchobo
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

12-11-2012 16:14:16 | More by cbcrunch
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South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

12-08-2012 01:55:23 | More by Damian74Shensky
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

12-08-2012 00:04:21 | More by rcatalano
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2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

12-05-2012 04:22:52 | More by bcsbeer
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4.25/5  rDev +27.2%

12-01-2012 22:25:37 | More by mwar
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2.33/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass

A: Poured a dark copper color with a good fingers worth of head that settles to a thin layer with no lacing to speak of.

S: Little skunk here... very grassy with a little lemon zest mixed in.

T: Little flat on flavor.. There is skunk here... pretty grassy here with touches of graininess but not much else here.

M: Pretty crisp and well carbonated but pretty flat over all

O: Not very pilsner like to me... A little more Euro lager for my taste. Not bad if you a thirsty.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 02:16:22 | More by mralphabet
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

11-22-2012 14:23:44 | More by SocalKicks
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4.35/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Deep gold color, clear. Tons of fine bubbles rising up to the top. Frothy head, leaves a nice lacing behind.

Sweet grass, pale malts, crisp.

Malt forward. Bready, pale malts, grassy. Light-medium bitterness, mostly herbal, a little lemony. Finish off dry bitter. Body is light, creamy texture, a little dry aftertaste, soft carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 01:10:14 | More by mjurney
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

11-15-2012 19:28:10 | More by Eaglefan344
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New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

11-12-2012 07:12:29 | More by Bguth
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

11-10-2012 03:22:55 | More by DasBoot2112
Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
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