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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: 1862   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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
HH (165) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2002
Canadian? Australian? Budweiser with less taste? In the case of Bud perhaps thats a good thing....

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 14, 2002
Not bad I like the commercials.I had one on a hot day the first sip was refreshing.

4.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
samustdog (73) - USA - MAY 14, 2002
My favorite beer, can’t really explain why.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManicLoop99 (10) - Edwinstowe, - MAY 13, 2002
my usual drink of choice

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VTIrishman99 (64) - Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2002
An excellent beer, though a tad bitter. I understand that the Australians wont touch the stuff with a 10 foot pole, though. The 25-oz cans are hella cool to rock into the party, but the drawback is that the beer is expensive, and it does lend itself well to hangovers. Again, this is the kind of brew you can have at a nice restaurant when youre eating with your girlfriend or something. Its just a nice, refreshing beer, but its got to be ice cold.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GABeerMan (48) - HOSCHTON, Georgia, USA - MAY 9, 2002
Average lager. Sub-par taste.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Rib Eye (148) - USA - MAY 7, 2002
It’s Australian for Canadian Beer mate! (Check the label; this is brewed in Canada for the U.S. market). Tastes like a fairly typical Candian macro. Not as putrid as Labatts or the Molson brews though. If I was really thirsty on a hot summer day and this is all there was to drink, I’d have one. Come to think of it, I’ve done just that!

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
shorlin (721) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - MAY 7, 2002
Yellow. Foamy. Head looked OK for an instant, but then it was gone. Thin, weak. Generis macro stuff

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarshallMac (143) - West Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2002
average lager

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
collegiatebrew (22) - Defreestville, New York, USA - MAY 5, 2002
Goes down easy, tastes alright, but a bit too carbonated some others have been saying.


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