Stawski Premium Lager | Stanley Stawski Distributing

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Stawski Premium LagerStawski Premium Lager

Brewed by:
Stanley Stawski Distributing
Illinois, United States

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A golden-hued, well balanced, full flavored European lager, it exemplifies the “Polish Pils style” that has come to be appreciated by even the most discriminating palates. Crisp, clean and satisfying, Stawski Premium Lager is brewed with Lublin hops (a regional hybrid of Noble Saaz) and spring water originating in the Carpathian Mountains.

Added by crossovert on 11-10-2009

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Photo of stevoj
2.53/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Medium golden lager with small creamy head. Musty, cabbage, cooked vegetables aroma. Taste is mostly malt with some of the aforementioned cabbage. Mouthfeel is medium weight, and fairly slick.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
3.46/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dukeandduke
2.89/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

3/20/15 (Bottle) - Golden brown pour, nice head, mild carbonation. Fruit scents and sweet smell. Taste of decent malts and hops, crisp feel. Nothing special.

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Photo of Stuckey_Stuckey
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of sharpski
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of jgunther71
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of krome
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Daktah
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of rabbitguy
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of remitrom
2/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of tone77
3.61/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. There appears to be some debris floating around in this one. Smell is very sweet, some malts. Taste is malty, sweet, very refreshing and disappearing fast. Feels light in the mouth and overall makes a good thirst quenching beer on a hot day.

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Photo of TheRevMatt
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of prisoner1572
2/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of BamfBacon
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of MaxOhle
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of M_C_Hampton
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of wattoclone
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of jsisko01
3.83/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a clear, dark golden color with an inch thick, creamy white head that dissipates instantly. Leaves a nice, creamy lacing behind.

Smell - Pale malts, grains, and bread.

Taste - Pale malts, grains, a slight skunk, bread, and spicy hops.

Mouthfeel - Has a medium, creamy body with medium carbonation.

Overall - This is a little different than the average pale lager.. It's good. The hops are a little spicy.

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Photo of DoubleJ
2.23/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I imagine it doesn't get much warmer than this in Poland, but Stawski lager should be able to refresh in any warm weather. Let's pop open the 500 ml bottle, and on to the beer:

A darker shade of yellow, almost crossing over to gold. Carbonation bubbles rise through the beer, a semi-soapy head sits on top. The aroma is erratic, sometimes good, sometimes unappealing. DMS and grainy, but also features some grassy and honey notes.

I'm not wild about it. Dull grains provide a bland sweetness. Steeley edges make it something of a chore to get down. Its light bodied and somewhat watery.

Meh, nothing special here. Bring on some Gatorade....

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Photo of beerluvr
3.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Just came into the beer store today so I said 'why not'?

Poured vigorously into a pokal style glass exhibiting a nice white rocky head that leaves a nice lace as it recedes. Nice light golden color once all settles. Lightly malty and grassy nose.

The taste is sweet malt, with very slight hop bitterness, fine and smooth mouthfeel. The finish is short-lived...all in all it's a nice lawn mower beer to cut thru the dust and heat of a hot Summer's day...that's a bout it though.

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Photo of steveh
3.56/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Been seeing this around the area and it interested me because of 2 things; its tagline: :The only Polish Craft beer," and that it's brewed for a local importer.

Half liter brown bottle, no real freshness date to decode.

A -- Clear, deep gold color with a dense white head that holds up well.

S -- Light spicy hops, even a little - skunk? From a brown bottle? Light DMS. Pretty mild all around.

T -- Light bready malts with the vaguest of spicy and citrus hops back, finishes with the soft, slightly sweet breadiness and has a lightly hop-bitter aftertaste.

M -- Mouthfeel is smooth and soft with a light to light-medium body and a semi-dry finish.

O -- Not as bad as I thought the nose might lead you to believe. Pretty refreshing and drinkable with a good balance between truly bready malts and spicy very Saaz-like, hops.

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Photo of soju6
3.1/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: pours a light golden color with a good head that fades to bits of lacing.

S: Aroma of grain, fruit sweetness and hint of citrus.

T: Similar to the aroma. Flavor of grain and a mild fruit sweetness and bit of citrus. Has an easy bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Light body, quite smooth and somewhat refreshing.

O: Decent Euro Lager. Good for a few.

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Photo of ruckus232
3.03/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330 mL brown bottle poured into a pilsner glass

Appearance: Nice yellow color with 1 to 2 fingers of white head that doesn't leave much lacing.

Smell: Sweet corn scents but there is a slight earthy bitterness present to make it not too sweet smelling.

Taste: It has a slight sweetness at first that changes quickly in to a very slight bitter taste that leaves a little bit of a dry aftertaste.

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Photo of PaBeerLover
3/5  rDev -3.5%

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