Brewed by Staropilsen S.R.O.
Style: Pale Lager
Plzen, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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„STAROPILSEN“ is an authentic lager from Czech Republic still brewed today in the traditional way by using our own barley, Saaz hops and pure soft artesian water. We offer you a full bodied and smooth lager of the highest standard appreciated for its taste all over the world.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorqui (2105) - Brescia, ITALY - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle 0,33L. Maybe I was very thirsty , but I have appreciated this discount blonde beer. Medium prickly aspect with good foamy resistance. Fresh cereals and grains smell. Good prickly taste with equilibrate bitterness and refreshing long wheat duration.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (2832) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2014
I am not sure how long this green bottled brew had spent on the shelves of my friendly local liquor store but it is w/o a doubt one of the skunkiest beers I have ever laid smell upon. It is also, remarkably, not that bad. It pours a nice golden color. The head is fine bubbled and white but not very long lasting. Upon opening, the light-damaged hop skunk just about punches you in the face but it wafts away pretty quickly from the glass and leaves behind a surprisingly decent beer. The aroma is of maize and barley husk w/ an underpinning of herbal hops. A simply sweet malt background brings out a cereal taste--and in this case I mean that in the sense that it kind of tastes like Special K. Carbonation is perhaps a bit over zealous but the extra fizz is needed to keep this from cloying. All and all, despite the enormous waft of skunk initially, I am pretty impressed as far this being a well-constructed cheap beer. Put this sucker in some brown bottles and I might even buy it again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (5635) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 10, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home. Bottled 17.09.2013, BBE 17.09.2014
Buttery aroma hits my nose when pouring. Closer sniff: more butter, grainy tones and grassy notes. Also some musty hay. Flavour has grassy hops, grain, buttery tones, hints of hay. Feels a bit ’greasy’. More like bohemian pils than lager. And better than average in that category.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsmerig (1238) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2014
Pours a clear golden yellow with a short white head. Aroma of bready yeast slightly skunked due to green glass. Taste is sweet and malty. Finish is crisp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7309) - Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2014
500ml green bottle. Pours a soda-like amber/gold with a fizzy white head. The smell is pleasant, floral saazer hops and buttery biscuit. Flavor is decent. A thick czech barley flavor of graham cracker, zippy bitterness, floral saazer hops. High prickly carbonation which ruins it a little. For some new marketing-driven company this isn’t too bad, and I would consider it a pilsener ni every sense.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerheart65 (1000) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Just bit hazy amber, thin head. Strong aroma has lots of hay, grainy, butterscotch. Medium body, bit thin feel, semisweet, smooth, mild carbonation, medium long finish, czech flavor. Been called here bulky but I kinda liked this. Easy to drink, simple but taste is ok.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
vinivini (363) - BELARUS - SEP 20, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2014 Can. Deep golden. Quickly disappearing porous head. Aroma: grain, caramel, corn, bread. Medium body. Taste: sweet & bitter. Nothing to talk about treating beer as the whole, but a very remarkable lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (6699) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2013
500 ml bottle. BB 15/02/14. (K-Citymarket) Jyväskylä, Finland.
Clear golden colour with an average to big fluffy white head. Mild grassy hops, some bitterness, mild butter sweetness and malt in the aroma. The flavour is dry grassy hops, some bitterness, mild sweetness with malty body. Quite mediocre Czech Pilsener. Not bad but I’m not gonna miss this when it’s gone...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Bottled (Thanks laiti!). Yellowish golden colour with a mediumsized white head. Aroma is floral, mild grains, some toffee and bready notes. Flavour is grassy, a bit grainy with some toffee and quite herbal notes. Big grassy and herbal finish and aftertaste. Quite basic, more bulk kind of Czech lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Miksu (4947) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 9, 2013
0.5 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Golden color. Sweet honeyish aroma with peppery-herbal hops. Malty honeyish flavor with peppery hops and medium bitterness. Hint of paper. Medium body. Not quite up to an average Czech lager.

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