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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1868   WEIGHTED AVG: 2/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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."


1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2002
Iíve really given Fosters a good try to impress me, and it canít compare. Plus, itís brewed in Canada, which must be Australian for íAustraliaí because it surely isnít brewed there. Dissapointing. The oil cans are nifty.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
pivo (2651) - GERMANY - JUL 14, 2002
Sweetish malt nose and a typical gold pils color. Weak pils taste – light malt followed by a faint bitterness. Thin body.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
YogiBeera (2558) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2002
sweet hoppy aroma, thin and watery finish. An underaverage lager, only good if there is worse beer like Miller and you really want to make people at the party nicer than they are.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerlovinman99 (124) - USA - JUL 9, 2002
Must be served ice cold, or else it will smell slightly skunky. Ice code, it goes down pretty well -- smooth and refreshing.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Darkover (1534) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 8, 2002

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
brownalegirl (199) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - JUL 6, 2002
This was a nice beer to drink on a day spent sailing, swimming,and lying in the sun. Not spectacular,but I would drink it again given the circumstances.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
wildbill99 (13) - Charlevoix, Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2002
Well, my sons and I had three brews out in the boat for a great Fourth of July sail on lake Charlevoix. Iíll rate them, worst to best, starting with this one. Actually, the only thing good about this beer was that I was drinking it out on a beautiful lake in the sunshine with great company!

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bluemeow76 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2002
OK, if I am at a bar and they donít have any decent, interesting beer on tap (other than Bass - b/c Bass is my standby) So the bar doesnít have Bass on tap and my choices are like Bud, BudLight, Miller, etc. AND Fosters...I will get the Fosters. So I guess I am saying it is usually the best choice out of a bunch of crappy beers at a typical American bar.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anticop (79) - Porterville, California, USA - JUL 3, 2002
big ass cans

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kumite56 (473) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - JUL 3, 2002
Better than the standard american lager swill but not by much. A little more flavor (light hopps, some malt) but the operative word here is light. Would be good to slam a cold one down after mowing lawn but not good for much else.


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