Starobrno
Pivovar Starbrno, A.S.

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From:
Pivovar Starbrno, A.S.
 
Czech Republic
Style:
Pilsner - Bohemian / Czech
ABV:
5%
Score:
81
Avg:
3.53 | pDev: 14.45%
Ratings:
101
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Sep 24, 2019
Added:
Sep 15, 2002
Wants:
  10
Gots:
  11
SCORE
81
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2.58 by Stampy from New York on Sep 24, 2019
 
3 by cryptichead from Illinois on May 31, 2019
 
3.9 by sd123 from Georgia on May 20, 2019
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4.22/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
by SteveW50 from Virginia

Great Beer. Was a staple during a trip along with Staropramen in Czech Rep. along with Staropramen.

Sep 26, 2018
 
3.56 by yaron73 from Israel on Sep 22, 2018
 
3.84 by Bajengurkan from Sweden on Sep 25, 2017
 
4.22 by monkist from Hungary on May 08, 2017
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3.15/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
by Jugs_McGhee from Texas

500ml can from Serdika Mall supermarket in Sofia, Bulgaria.

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

May 20, 2016
 
3.25 by Mattias from Sweden on Apr 30, 2016
 
2 by ThisSeasonsWaifu from Sweden on Apr 02, 2016
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3.51/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by safaricook from Netherlands

From the tap with fine white foam and a amber colored body. Much darker than most Lager. This shows also on a more expressed malt character. Ever so slightly Diacetyl for a fuller mouthfeel. Smooth drinkable but also a bit unexpressef on the hops

Dec 19, 2015
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by rodbeermunch from Nevada

For a relatively hoppy lager, this one held a full inch of head like a champ. Had plenty of skunkiness, but not necessarily a negative, you know what you're getting into when you have a Eurolager.

Lots of bitterness and carbonation, stays light. Dry, at times bitter. I dig it as a hot weather beer. A worthy beer that has a place in hot weather.

Dec 09, 2015
 
3.65 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden on May 07, 2015
 
3.6 by poskok from Croatia (Hrvatska) on Apr 24, 2015
 
3.16 by olradetbalder from Sweden on Apr 07, 2015
 
3.6 by torwart68 from Ohio on Nov 27, 2014
 
3 by AlexAfonin from Russian Federation on Nov 23, 2014
 
3.8 by Machoo from Florida on Nov 21, 2014
 
4 by ebrupessoa from Turkey on Oct 13, 2014
 
3 by MattSweatshirt from Texas on Oct 10, 2014
 
3.75 by atpca from California on Aug 31, 2014
 
3 by KristijanG from Slovenia on Aug 21, 2014
 
2.96 by Alex-Alkis from Sweden on Jun 18, 2014
 
4 by Saksis from Norway on May 29, 2014
 
4 by BradMacMullin from Massachusetts on May 18, 2014
 
4 by Georgiabeer from Georgia on May 12, 2014
 
3.5 by O_gg_e from Sweden on Apr 13, 2014
 
2.5 by eet_fuk from Sweden on Feb 22, 2014
 
3.5 by Pog-Mo-Thoin from Michigan on Jan 08, 2014
 
3.5 by dcmchew from Romania on Nov 08, 2013
 
3.25 by weeare138 from Pennsylvania on Oct 21, 2013
 
3.5 by hansavijaticar from Croatia (Hrvatska) on Jul 14, 2013
 
3.5 by BuddhaBrowett from Sweden on Jun 29, 2013
 
3.75 by Miha from Slovenia on Jun 02, 2013
 
4 by herrburgess from South Carolina on May 27, 2013
 
3.25 by humulus from Sweden on May 26, 2013
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3.55/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Beerandraiderfan from Nevada

A yellow color beer of the darker variety. The head is virgin white, a nice touch. Its about 1" deep. Good retention, average lacing. Mild skunkiness in the aroma, zesty hop presence, this is what I'm looking for in a czech pilsner, skunkiness is not always a flaw, and I think it works well here.

Taste has a light body with ample bitterness. Carbonation is high, as should be for style. Plenty grassy in the taste and mouthfeel throughout the entire drinking experience. This used to be a lesser version of Pilsner Urquell for me, but it seems in recent history, they have pulled about even. Used to see this at Trader Joe's, it seems to have gotten more difficult to locate in the states in recent years. Finishes a little dry, metallic bittery, floral.
The mustiness within the beer is kind of cool.

Light but flavorful be thy name. Isn't going to change the way you think about pilsners, but it is a good experience in the warmer months.

Mar 14, 2013
 
2.75 by Beerman1977 from Austria on Dec 30, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

One of the Wednesday Night Trivia crew was recently over in the Czech Republic for work and brought back some CANs for me. Once again, it pays to advertise and my thanks to Rod Shenk for the gift(s).

From the CAN: "Best beer in the whole of Moravia"; "Tenor is the secret of good souls"; "Crisp, mildly bitter taste".

The Crack revealed another brimful CAN and I went with an inverted Glug which netted a finger of fizzy bone-white head with limited retention. Color was a deep golden-yellow with NE-quality clarity and now Midas and Croesus were openly weeping in envy. Nose was redolent with snappy, grassy Saaz hops and I was in heaven. Nothing wrong with German Pils, per se, but give me a Czech Pils and I am sent. The intense carbonation rendered it very fizzy and cleansing on the tongue. I felt the old, tired taste buds being stripped away in its wake. The taste was quite clean, very grassy and refreshing. The finish was bone dry, just the way I prefer my Czech Pilsners. Man, this was probably going to be the winner of the lot! I could drink this pretty regularly.

Jul 10, 2012
Starobrno from Pivovar Starbrno, A.S.
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 101 ratings