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Brewed by Staropramen Breweries (MolsonCoors)
Style: Polotmavý
Prague, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Staropramen Garnet is a unique lager that fully honours the tradition of our brewery. In the brewing process, which is based on the original recipe from 1884, we mix pale and specialty malts in the so-called "sprinkling" process. This gives the lager its typical garnet colour, gently bitter taste and full-bodied hopsy aroma


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
ramboraffe (297) - SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2014
330 ml bottle. Clear dark golden with white head. Smell is sweet malty and dried fruit. Taste is sweet with malt and dried fruit and caramel. Low bitterness.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yy0pp (509) - - JUN 27, 2014
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jamedra (447) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 14, 2014
Láhev 500 ml. Aroma je sladové s jemným chmelovým nádechem. Pěna je bílá, jemná, středně vysoká a poměrně držící. Barva samotného piva je měděná. Chuť je sladová s lehkým čokoládovým nádechem, finiš je kávově hořký a držící. V ústech pivo působí poměrně plně, má silnější říz a je dobré pitelnosti. Jedná se o vcelku dobrý polotmavý, vhodný na všední pití.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flying_pig (898) - SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2014
400ml glass on-tap in Potrefená Husa, Prague (49Czk):
Grassy hops & caramel notes come through at the start of this one, alongside some sweetness & a few earthy notes. Some toffee too and a light bitterness & toasted notes that linger.
Reddish amber, a 2cm, creamy, white head that holds very well & leaves some nice lacing too.
Faint, almost spicy hops & caramel start things off here, sugars feature too & there is some further sweetness from some faint vanilla & some butter with sweet malts too.
Clean with a fairly crisp and light-medium body that is well-carbonated & sharp finish. Sweet one and struck a good balance whilst going down quite easily.

Like a pale lager initially but with more sweetness but from the middle on the beer improves on this with a lot of sweet malts & caramel. Not a classic but it is a nice one and certainly one worth trying, particularly if you can find it on-tap anywhere.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2014
Tried bottled and on tap a number of times. Slightly stronger hints of caramel than the standard staropramen, other than that, nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arsol (482) - NORWAY - MAR 8, 2014
Rřdbrun farge med tynt hvitt skum. Lukter malt og noe karamell. Noe sřdme i smaken ellers noe vannete.maltsřdme i ettersmak. Lite bitter..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (974) - Sřrumsand, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2014
Klar orange i fargen med tynt hvitt skum. Karamell, malt og kornete lukt. Frisk smak, mild sřtlig, bitter syrlig smak. Fin kullsyrefřlelse, litt schampis fřlelse.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tore_pettersen (195) - - MAR 8, 2014
Gyllen med lite tynt skum lag. Lukter malt, karamell og korn. Bra med kullsyre. Litt syrlig/sřt, noe bitterhet. Kort ettersmak.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mmahut (900) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 7, 2014
Pours in dark golden color with high frosty head. Aroma has light caramel, bready, light toffee, grassy. Taste is caramel sweetness, light to medium grassy bitterness with slight earthy notes. Body is full with medium carbonation.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hirigalzkar (2229) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle. The maltiness is everything but clean. Strange metallic off tastes. A rather horrible beer.


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