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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1766   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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."


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Swordmyst (12) - Herndon, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2002
I can tell you that as an Aussie, that we’re rather embarrassed that you yanks have made such a big thing about our home brewed bud.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
211Gramma99 (38) - Chico, California, USA - JAN 19, 2002
One of my favs. Nice and smooth. could drink it all night

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
cathcacr (634) - Oregon, USA - JAN 16, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2005 I didn’t like this all that consistently even back before I got introduced to the gourmet stuff. I bought one 6-pack on the assumption that it was my kind of taste, and it never did much for me. Might be the beer of choice when I go to Outback Steakhouse and gulp down an oil-can with a bloomin’ onion. Otherwise, it’s really hard to down a full drink of this stuff.

1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
beckman99 (4) - Elizabeth Bay, AUSTRALIA - JAN 15, 2002 does not count
not to bad, nothing special. I would hardly call it australian for beer??? we dont drink it

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markymark (82) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 14, 2002
This stuff is quality beer! Excellent from the tap!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike8499 (22) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 14, 2002
Tastes a lot like crown lager....hmmmmm the mind wanders

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnson2020 (79) - Canton, Michigan, USA - JAN 13, 2002
A good choice for watching the Sunday games. Goes well with almost every snack food.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Bozwell99 (9) - ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2002 does not count
This really is a bad beer! Do the Australians really drink this stuff, or are they keeping something better for themselves?

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
lactosetolerant (10) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 13, 2002
would rather gargle yak vomit than drink this piss

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
BillKismet (3321) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2002
Fairly drinkable for a pilsner. Simple brew that is light on the palate. A dinky-di easy drinking beer from the land down under that rates better than most American macros.


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