Brewed by Fosters Brewing (CUB)
Style: Pale Lager
Southbank, Victoria, Australia


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1880   WEIGHTED AVG: 2/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Filtered and pasteurised. Available with added carbon dioxide in keg, can and bottled formats. First brewed in 1887.
Available in Britain as Export.
"A light-coloured lager style, it presents full malt character with a balanced clean hop bitterness. Combined with a slightly hoppy, but yeasty/malty nose, Foster's lager is a full bodied beer with excellent drinkability."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Msdrbeat (496) - East Lansing, USA - OCT 9, 2016
Canned. Huge can. Pours straw. Malty wheaty taste. Slightly sweet. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
wombat23 (765) - Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Shared 750ml can. Clear straw with a short-lived white head. Aroma and taste of light malt, apple, grass, mild hops, corn. A little sweet. Extraordinarily bland.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
darbeer75 (554) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Aroma: typical lager cereal; Apperance: crystal clear golden straw with no head; Taste: sweet and watery with a little cereal underneath; Palate: very light body; Overall: even 1/2 a can is too much.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Demens (261) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 2, 2016
0,5l can. Clear pale yellow colour with quickly disappearing white head. Aroma: Corny, boozey, a bit skunky. Taste: Watery light sweet start, with no bitterness at all. Corny taste. Not good. Light body with fizzy carbonation. Short sour finish. Quite bad pale lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
UXO (1524) - CANADA - SEP 19, 2016
Appearance: clear pale gold with one finger of loose white head diminishing rapidly to a thin cap, patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: adjunct corn syrup, grass, light vegetal. (4/10) Taste: moderate-high sweet, low bitter. (3/10) Light body, lively carbonation, sweet medium duration finish. (2/5) Very much a SABMiller product. Any character this might once have had has been pretty firmly stamped out - if not by the SABMiller ownership, than by the fact that this is brewed in the US under license. Hey, I knew it was gonna be shit going in, so Iím not disappointed. I was thirsty, now Iím not, so thatís kind of a win, right? And letís be honest, the big-ass oilcan is fun. Cheap garbage, at a cheap price. (8/20)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PugUglyBrewer (183) - - SEP 6, 2016
I take this opportunity to reiterate my point from a previous rating of the premium ale in that If you are going to smash macro beer then there is no better than the oil can! The lager is a little more friendly being lighter bodied and slightly cleaner in taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Svesse (7930) - Hšsselby, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
(Draught at Hotel Vivanta By Taj, Gurgaon, India, 5 August 2016) Pale golden colour with frothy, white head. Malty nose with bread, grain, hay and boiled vegetables. Malty, slightly fruity taste with notes of bread, grain, corn, grass and typical macro notes. Medium body, fairly dry. Bland and boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Werckmeister (2279) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 15, 2016
0,5l from tap shared by a friend. yellow clear shiny colour, medium white head. smells rather watery, light cardboard, grainy. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes citric, light fruity, some plums. dishes a but bitter sweet with light peppery notes and light plums. ok but not overwhelming, rather watery.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
mike67 (1109) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 25, 2016
22 oz can. Pours pale straw with tall, long lasting, fluffy, white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of sweet malt. Body is light and crisp. Taste is of something Iím not sure what. Finish is short, barely noticeable. Standard macro crap.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Kobracai (147) - FINLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Somewhat watery lager. And I thought that it lost even more in the taste when served chilled. Quite boring, and nowadays I rather go with Karjala from my local store even though you get Foster for 1Ä as well.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 188

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50