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Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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Ratings: 664
Reviews: 306
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.17%
Wants: 8
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovary Staropramen visit their website
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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Photo of mnrider
3.58/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz. Green Bottle. Freshness date printed on label

A: Golden yellow with nice carbonation. The white head
forms fast and leaves behind a nice sticky lacing.

S: Sweet malts and faint dry hops. Nice.

T/M: Similar to the smell the taste is sweet and malty
leading to a hop bitterness that finishes somewhat dry
and bitter. Crisp going down with good carbonation.

O: A very good and drinkable Czech Pilsener. Easy to
drink and an overall good experience. Taste is a little
limited compared to other newer Pilseners, especially,
ones from America.


mnrider, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of tmars13
2/5  rDev -40.1%

tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of Powerstroker90
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Powerstroker90, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of warpedrevolution
2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

warpedrevolution, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of flagmantho
3.53/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 500mL bottle into a pint glass Best before 3/26/13.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a clear body and a moderate effervescence. Head is a finger of chunky ivory foam which leaves a nice lace. Good for the style.

Smell: sweet, grainy malt aroma with a hint of noble hops. Not too bad.

Taste: very much like the aroma. Sweetness is the first thing that hits me, followed by the grainy character and finally a pretty clean bitterness. Not bad.

Mouthfeel: light body with a decent carbonation and a light, airy mouthfeel. Refreshing.

Overall: a decent if unremarkable Pilsner. I bet this would taste great on vacation in Prague.

flagmantho, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of Zakk
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Zakk, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of travishardy929
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

travishardy929, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of djcreepshow
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

djcreepshow, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of shelby415
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

shelby415, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of DrinkSlurm
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.

DrinkSlurm, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of jazzyjeff13
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.

jazzyjeff13, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of Orion1
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Orion1, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of WDJersey
3/5  rDev -10.2%

WDJersey, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of elspaniard
3/5  rDev -10.2%

elspaniard, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of rolltide8425
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

rolltide8425, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of 500MLperWeek
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

500MLperWeek, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of onestoploser
4/5  rDev +19.8%

onestoploser, Jul 21, 2012
Photo of eriktoyra
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.

eriktoyra, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of pappetros
4/5  rDev +19.8%

pappetros, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of 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.

Samljer, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of ChulaVistaBarista
4/5  rDev +19.8%

ChulaVistaBarista, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of aztraz
2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

aztraz, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of BVB09_Bryan
2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

BVB09_Bryan, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of Hanzo
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Hanzo, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of elguapo57
4/5  rDev +19.8%

elguapo57, Jun 17, 2012
Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
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