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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1777   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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."


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BuzzBeer99 (81) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 12, 2002
Fortunately this isn’t really a true Aussie Beer because they are even worse. The chemicals used to purify Aussie water give them a metallic taste. This however, doesn’t carry the same trait; it has no taste at all. Beer flavored water. Cool Cans! Get’s high ratings by all the publicity it gets ’Fosters, Australian for Wombat Piss’

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 11, 2002
Not a great beer, but good on tap while eating a blooming onion!

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
snapdharlich (29) - SCOTLAND - FEB 11, 2002
Inoffensive rather than poor. Just too much on the bland side

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
NOSHOWJONES99 (22) - USA - FEB 10, 2002
THIS NOT EVEN FUNNY BAND THIS BEER PLEASE

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
amalgamous99 (7) - USA, California, USA - FEB 10, 2002 does not count
Another generic lager. Pit it against a dozen other big domestic and ’imported’ beers and I’d challenge you to tell the difference in a blind taste test. All bottles, cans and kegs of this brand are brewed and bottled in CANADA. They picked Canada so it can still say ’Imported’ on the label. If you think you’re getting an ’Australian’ beer you are getting it in name only. The beer itself is brewed by Molson or Labatts or another one of those behemoth breweries in Canada, I forget which. Fosters, it’s Canadian for beer mate.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbuzz6799 (3) - California, USA - FEB 10, 2002 does not count
Overall, a good beer, especially off tap. Not too heavy, but with some bite and finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
lbritt99 (15) - Alabama, USA - FEB 9, 2002
A fair taste just a little strong on the after taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
tigre38699 (20) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2002
doesn’t have the greatest taste but if your goal is to get drunk fast, this is a good pick

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LuckeyHaskins99 (180) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - FEB 8, 2002
Another beer i wish could be graded differently in different forms. Fosters in bottles is a great crisp brew with a bit of flavor. Fosters in a can is tinny, and warms too easily. (I liked the old steel oilcans better, screw the ecology, bring ’em back)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Filsinger99 (17) - Calgary, CANADA - FEB 8, 2002
Had it on tap. Was an extremely clean beer. Not a whole lot of taste to it, but you can drink this stuff all night. Not bad, but not great either.


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