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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
850
Reviews:
345
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
16.37%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
172
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 850 |  Reviews: 345
Photo of Martine
3.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Millersbrewers
3.08/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beginner2
3.4/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent at quenching thirst on a warm day.
Looks clear. Aroma clearly has more than barley, which is OK.
But as usual, the taste is less full, but smooth and balanced. The finish is pleasantly dry.
Overall, decent but unexciting.

Reviewed in MJ's 1999 edition, giving it 3 of 4 stars : notably soft and malty, with a full but delicate flavor."

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Photo of detgfrsh
3.03/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From a bottle marked best by 24 June 2016. Pours an amber color with two fingers of white head. Skunky aroma. Light mouthfeel, tastes of citrus and a little bit of hops. Fine for what it is, an easy to drink lager. Better than many others in the style because there's nothing weird about this one (sweetness, adjuncts, aftertaste, etc.). I'm not a huge fan of the style, so take my rating with a grain of salt.

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Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DerAtomsmasher
3.16/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

If you're expecting sweetness from its relatively-dark-for-a-pilsner color, you'd be mistaken. Tastes remarkably flat to me. Certainly catty and herbaceous but without that initial hit of sweetness from an Urquell. Body's a little sticky & heavy for me.

Certainly not my go-to.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.47/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

OK, I get it, this looks weak, yellow and watery, sure, it kinda is. The skunky aroma hits what some look for in a Euro lager, so this is good.

Taste has some moderate noble hops, massive carbonation levels, metallic citrus notes of lemon.

Its a hot weather only beer for me, but does that pretty well when I want a no frills skunk lager.

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Photo of MonkeyBread
3.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BumpkinBrewer
3.35/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sandon
5/5  rDev +48.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of fortyfield
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DOCRW
3.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtaylord
3.42/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On draft. Inch thick head that didn't dissipate quickly. Golden color. Smooth feel. Easy drinking.

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Photo of GreatStoutman
3.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Crystal clear golden body with white head that quickly disappears. Nothing exceptional to smell, smooth drinking with a mild, kind of nice skunkiness. Its not an exciting beer, but I'm not a huge fan of the style either.

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Photo of Zylod
3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Samzzzy
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of igl
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GSS
3.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DevWand
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Viaduck
3.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I had drink out of the bottle, so not sure about appearance or sell. Seemed to have a good head & lacing. Tastes a little fruity with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Okay.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FLima
3.19/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Golden amber color with a thick off-white head with decent retention and leaving laces.
Aroma of grassy and floral hop and malt sweetness. No skunk, despite of the green bottle.
Flavor with notes of grassy and spicy hops, a bit of biscuit, mineral to metallic, bread and butter, and a bit of lime. Dry aftertaste with a medium bitterness.
Light towards medium body with appropriate carbonation.
Decent Bohemian Pilsner, balanced to the milder side, but not tasteless. Easier to drink.

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Photo of Spike
3.32/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YvesB
3.36/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ironmark666
2.67/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Staropramen Lager from Pivovary Staropramen
3.36 out of 5 based on 850 ratings.
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