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Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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BA SCORE
77
okay

637 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 637
Reviews: 301
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.17%
Wants: 7
Gots: 38 | 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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bcsbeer

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

12-05-2012 04:22:52 | More by bcsbeer
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mwar

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +27.2%

12-01-2012 22:25:37 | More by mwar
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mralphabet

Virginia

2.33/5  rDev -30.2%

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.

11-26-2012 02:16:22 | More by mralphabet
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

11-22-2012 14:23:44 | More by SocalKicks
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mjurney

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +30.2%

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

Aroma:
Sweet grass, pale malts, crisp.

Taste:
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.

11-17-2012 01:10:14 | More by mjurney
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

11-12-2012 07:12:29 | More by Bguth
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DasBoot2112

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

11-10-2012 03:22:55 | More by DasBoot2112
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Guinnsslvr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

11-09-2012 03:21:48 | More by Guinnsslvr
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.08/5  rDev -7.8%

Best before 5/17/13.

Pours a clear golden color with a foamy bone colored head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and a sweetened corn flake aroma. Taste is much the same with a mild grassy bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer that is drinkable but not very exciting.

11-08-2012 04:21:22 | More by UCLABrewN84
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

10-26-2012 00:04:22 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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rm85


1.5/5  rDev -55.1%

10-21-2012 00:48:26 | More by rm85
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MonkeyStain

Florida

1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

10-14-2012 23:04:51 | More by MonkeyStain
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.2%

10-08-2012 14:39:36 | More by MattSweatshirt
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gpawned

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

10-06-2012 19:39:28 | More by gpawned
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Geiseman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

10-06-2012 19:16:00 | More by Geiseman
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

10-05-2012 20:14:40 | More by Pelicanrocks
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GMB

Japan

2.15/5  rDev -35.6%

Good Czech Pilsners are difficult to produce and even more difficult to come by. Staropramen isn't one of them.

A standard pour yields a standard Pilsner body: light amber body, slightly thin, gassy head. A few scattered bubbles slowly make their way to the top.

The nose is fine, though there is a tinniness in it that can't be ignored.

The tinniness ruins the beer's taste. There are some good things going on here: The malt aroma is nice, and the bittering hops would balance it well if the tinny taste, probably yeast-produced, weren't getting in the way. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the aftertaste, in which the subtle, crisp hoppy flavors come through. Darn.

Czech Pilsners are among my favorite styles of beer. I wish that more of ones that are available in my area did justice to the style.

10-04-2012 20:07:28 | More by GMB
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markgoodman10

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

10-04-2012 03:34:19 | More by markgoodman10
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Heminoolo

Estonia

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

09-23-2012 12:10:05 | More by Heminoolo
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crobinso

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

09-21-2012 02:00:32 | More by crobinso
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iSip

Colorado

3.23/5  rDev -3.3%

As Pilsner Urquell is one of my favorites; I thought I would give this Czech beer a try. It has a brassy body, lots of carbonation and a big pure white head. The aroma and flavor is in line with a Bud or PBR, but a bit more upscale. The malts have more interesting layering and likewise the hop finish is more complex. If you are in the mood for something along the lines of a PBR, but with some more sophistication, this is a good option.

09-18-2012 16:33:13 | More by iSip
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Stobin

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.2%

09-10-2012 03:12:48 | More by Stobin
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innominat

Ireland

4/5  rDev +19.8%

09-02-2012 14:40:48 | More by innominat
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kurgan3

Poland

1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

09-01-2012 15:41:08 | More by kurgan3
Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
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