Staropramen Lager | Pivovary Staropramen

Staropramen LagerStaropramen Lager
BA SCORE
23.1%
Liked This Beer
3.35 w/ 853 ratings
Staropramen LagerStaropramen Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pivovary Staropramen
Czech Republic
pivovary-staropramen.cz

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,233
Reviews:
346
Ratings:
853
Liked:
197
Avg:
3.35/5
pDev:
16.12%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
175
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 853 |  Reviews: 346
Photo of Jbh123
3.47/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dsshuck
3.37/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sephyrott
3.51/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BostonJustin
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mtnwesdew
3.69/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of grga
3.7/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MarkyMOD
3.92/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexM
2.97/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Hydrophobic
4.42/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Poured in a pint from draft at Mark's on the Channel.

Appearance is crystal clear golden sunshine with cloudy white head and amazing tight intense fast-swirling carbonation from a good draft pour. Lacing is excellent, thick foam clings to the glass all the way to the bottom.

On the nose is a field of fresh jasmine and an abundant amount of grass. Also a hint of Belgian ester. Best smelling beer ever.

Taste was as expected: floral hops, grainy goodness and a hint of yeast.

In the mouth the beverage is luscious and well carbonated, bright and sunny. Goes down easy without a hint of hard skunkiness.

Overall, it appears as if I may have hit the jackpot with a relatively fresh batch, also on draft. I feel that this is a world class pils of a quality that would be hard to match

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Photo of Marius
3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Malt_Man
3.74/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served cold from 660ml green bottle into Veltins pilsner mug.

L) Very attractive deep amber colour, clear, fluffy slight off-white head, lots of big bubbles rising.

S) Green bottle. Skunk is there for a minute. Also the grassy pilsner hops we know and love.

T) Slightly bitter hops, with a nicely warm edge, refreshing light pilsner malt. A good Czech pilsner taste. Slight bitterness in the aftertaste.

F) Typical Czech pilsner, refreshing as beer as you can find when cold. Slightly bitter aftertaste takes the score down slightly.

O) I've had a lot of bottled Czech pilsners, and this can hold its head up high amongst them. Bonus point for 660ml bottle, when Budvar and Urquell come in 500ml. Bonus point subtracted for the green bottle. Follow Urquell's lead and go for brown bottles, guys.

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Photo of Oidmoe
3.27/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of reidscham
3.97/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of chossboss
3.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vinivini
3.26/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mark13
2.77/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Smells iron, boiled eggs, a little bit sweetness. Iron and sour aftertaste. Despite its trademark it's just another eurolager.

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Photo of Tralemix
2.79/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jmdrpi
3.04/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

On draft, in a half-liter mug. bright yellow in color, foamy head. very mild malt flavor, but pleasant. Average pale lager - it hits the style as intended

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Photo of MarkStewart
2.69/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

It is an ok pilsner, not as good as pilsner urquell but not bad. Smooth and easily drinkable, a good session beer but I think I will stick with my local lager when I want this style of beer.

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Photo of steverx8
3.68/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.73/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Orange golden body with a dense white apex. Aromas of grain, fruity lager yeast. Subtle aroma overall. Easy drinking, light sweetness, grainy finish, subtle earthy quality. Bready, yeasty, simple, tasty. A nice pils.

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Photo of Notherman
3.56/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I'm not an expert, but for the average consumer, this is a real must have!

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Photo of drmeto
2.63/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

L:
-pours a clear golden with a small,white head
-high carbonation visible
S:
-spicy,floral,corn sweetness,skunk
T:
-spicy,floral,corn,diacetyl,fairly hoppy
F:
medium-high carbonation,medium body
O:
Probably a decent Pilsner without the skunk and diacetyl

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Photo of TGS
3.55/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wer34truh
2.44/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Fairly average Euro Pale Lager. Great feel, and I could easily consume this on a overly warm day. However, if not served very cold it has a vaguely metallic feel - while being subtly bitter in a problematic manner.

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Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
Beer rating: 23.1% out of 100 with 853 ratings
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