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Staropramen Lager - Pivovary Staropramen

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Ratings: 656
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 16.12%
Wants: 8
Gots: 41 | 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 shelby415
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

shelby415, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.38/5  rDev +0.9%
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 -8.1%
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 +4.5%

Orion1, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of WDJersey
3/5  rDev -10.4%

WDJersey, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of elspaniard
3/5  rDev -10.4%

elspaniard, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of rolltide8425
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

rolltide8425, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of 500MLperWeek
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

500MLperWeek, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of onestoploser
4/5  rDev +19.4%

onestoploser, Jul 21, 2012
Photo of eriktoyra
2.9/5  rDev -13.4%
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 +19.4%

pappetros, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of Samljer
4.03/5  rDev +20.3%
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 +19.4%

ChulaVistaBarista, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of aztraz
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

aztraz, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of BVB09_Bryan
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

BVB09_Bryan, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of Hanzo
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Hanzo, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of elguapo57
4/5  rDev +19.4%

elguapo57, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.4/5  rDev +1.5%
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).

JuicesFlowing, Jun 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.4%

madkat07, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of NV9
2.8/5  rDev -16.4%
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.

NV9, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of OriolesFan1008
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

OriolesFan1008, Jun 07, 2012
Photo of fionn13
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

fionn13, Jun 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

RES, May 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

ekzachtly, May 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

WeissBoy, May 23, 2012
Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
77 out of 100 based on 656 ratings.