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Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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BA SCORE
77
okay

605 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 605
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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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from tap into Staropramen pilsner glass at a chinese restaurant in Stockholm...yes, a whole bunch of culture clashing going on here...
Pours avery run of th emill golden pilsner color, with nice head, and typical pilsner aromas...nothing special here. Taste is very nice, crisp, maybe even slight sweetness going on here. But its a czech pils...a good one, but still lack luster in personality. Nice brew with some noodles, and worth the $5 relatively "low" cost for a Stockholm restaurant.

Serving type: on-tap

08-07-2012 14:08:22 | More by DrinkSlurm
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.08/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A 330ml green glass bottle with a BB of May 2013.

Poured into a straight pint glass. A clear golden-yellow colour with light carbonation. Yields a huge head of creamy white foam that lasts for quite a while before reducing to a surface layer. Aroma of light malt with hints of cardboard/wet grain, stewed malt and a faint metallic note.

Tastes of light malt with a crisp bitter finish. Notes of stewed hops and mild noble hop aroma. A restrained bitterness upon swallowing, with a hint of solvent. Mouthfeel is light, tingly and dry. Reasonable body for the style, with mild astringency. Aftertaste of stewed hops.

A pretty standard lager - taste and aroma are OK but don't stand out from the crowd. The dryness is quite pleasing. Not the greatest Czech pilsner, but drinkable enough - grab some for a warm day.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 21:54:02 | More by jazzyjeff13
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Orion1


3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

08-03-2012 21:18:03 | More by Orion1
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WDJersey

Colorado

3/5  rDev -10.2%

08-02-2012 22:55:08 | More by WDJersey
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elspaniard


3/5  rDev -10.2%

08-02-2012 03:53:36 | More by elspaniard
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-23-2012 23:29:46 | More by rolltide8425
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500MLperWeek


3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-23-2012 00:39:35 | More by 500MLperWeek
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onestoploser

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.8%

07-20-2012 23:04:25 | More by onestoploser
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eriktoyra

Sweden

2.9/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a golden liquid with lots of carbonation bubbles into the glass. A two finger high head forms at first and then dissolves leaving nice lacings on the glass.

S: Smells like any other Pilsener. A bit of hay, some very faint hop tones. Baking soda. In general there is not much smell at all.

T: Tastes white bread, almost no hop flavours at all. Some very low bitterness at the end.

M: Surprisinlgy it feels oily and watery at the same time. Low to medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: Nothing special. An ordinary beer for ordinary people.

Serving type: can

07-15-2012 19:50:56 | More by eriktoyra
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pappetros

Greece

4/5  rDev +19.8%

07-15-2012 17:58:22 | More by pappetros
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Samljer


4.03/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had it in a can, poured down the side into a lager glass,
I Like it, better then a lot of other beers available comerically.
The foam head pretty much sat there till consumed.
then left thick lacing all over the glass, and as it was consumed
the lacing went farther and farther down the glass, till it was
finished, lacing to the bottom.
The color is a perfect gold, with medium average carbonation.
The smell is like wet grain which some like, some dont.
The taste is good, cant detect adjuncts but there is a hint of "metal". could be b'cuz my serving is from a 500ml can.

I would buy again.

Serving type: can

07-09-2012 05:54:58 | More by Samljer
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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
Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
77 out of 100 based on 605 ratings.