Staropramen Lager | Pivovary Staropramen

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,291
Reviews:
347
Ratings:
866
pDev:
16.42%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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22
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Ratings: 866 |  Reviews: 347
Photo of Hanzo
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of elguapo57
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.39/5  rDev +1.2%
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).

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Photo of madkat07
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of NV9
2.78/5  rDev -17%
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.

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Photo of OriolesFan1008
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of fionn13
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of RES
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of ekzachtly
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of WeissBoy
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of clickyourfingers
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of magictacosinus
4.23/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pilsner glass from a 12oz bottle.

Pours a golden color, with substantial carbonation and nice little ring at the top. Not much else to speak of, except that it contains the appearance of a beer that is simple and clear, and hopefully, to the point.

The aroma is pretty grainy and slightly spiced overall, but there isn't much to write about as it is subtle throughout. However, from what I can gather, there's plenty of cereal grains, floral saaz hops, and a little bit of alcohol. Again, at this point I can hear the beer "begging me" to tasted, and cannot linger any longer in this section.

I take one sip and feel good. I take another sip and feel better. Upon the third sip, I feel addicted. This is great! With a thick body, juicy malts, and spice aided by the hops, this is ridiculously tasty for what it is. What I especially love is the sweetness within this beer - it's so crisp and delicious. Ever since trying this a week ago, I've found it to be very welcoming for it's clean, flavorful experience.

It's simple, sure, but it really is a beer that must be taken for what it is. There are more "complex" beers out there, but this is perfectly refreshing on its own or accompanied with any meal. A great beer, proving the saying that "less is more."

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of elNopalero
3.2/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This poured a crystal golden color. Light aroma, some grassy hops. Has a clear, crisp flavor. The Czech saaz hops are bright and noticible, and it finishes clean and crisp. This is not a bad pils in the least—more like, ok. In the time it took from writing this review to posting it I forgot all about it, if that’s any indication of its staying power.

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Knapp85
3.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured out as a clear yellow color with a foamy white head on top. There wasn't much lacing or retention on this one. The smell was earthy with some hints of cut grass on the nose. The taste of the beer had a decent malt base with a light bitter finish. The mouthfeel was light, nicely carbonated and crisp. Overall this beer wasn't too bad. I liked it more than some of the others in the style. Still not one I'd buy a case of or anything, but glad I tried it.

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Photo of Aexoonge
3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of depechemode1983
3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours out a clear medium gold color. The head is off-white with decent retention and density. See a bit of lacing to boot.

S - Skunk is noticeable as well as light floral hops and bread.

T - Bready, a bit metallic, some lemon, bitter hops, and a little buttery. Slightly above average.

M - Light bodied and refreshing. Feels clean. Carbonation is done right.

O - Actually enjoyable. The skunk aspect really isn't all too bad. There was enough going on in the beer to keep me interested and my mind off the skunk. One of the better usual suspects.

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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 866 ratings