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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 1819   WEIGHTED AVG: 2   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."


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AxeMaster221 (343) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 6, 2002
Used to get these in the big can at Anna Bananas in Hawaii, served almost frozen.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
noy-zee (63) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2002
sucks to be australian. dingoís eating your babyís and now this? the can aint that big either.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Choke (96) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 5, 2002
For one thing this beer is neither smooth or has a good head,,no wonder why the aussieís drink bud that tells ya how good fosters is

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 4, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2006 Oil can: Pours a clear yellow with a diminishing white head, sweet grains in the aroma with a hint of grass, thin bodied with prickly carbonation, starts ends ends barely bitter. Not as bad as I remembered.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - MAR 4, 2002
The best way to drink Fosters is in the huge can. It makes you feel like a little kid drinkin such a big can but its a good smooth brew, not the kangaroo piss i expected it to be.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
CQC (224) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2002
Donít drink the Aussie version. Get the stuff brewed in the UK. Totally different taste Rumour has it that itís also a different Beer (Crown Premium) over there, just re-badged cause the Pomms ainít stupid enough to drink the real stuff. On Tap in the UK, itís an easy beer to drink when you wanna have a rest from the real stuff and need to slow down before you fall down. In any form in Aus..donít touch it. Use the full bottles for target practice (alongside VB).

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrunkCaleb (69) - Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2002
Very good beer for easy drinking. A good American Standard.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aggie80 (788) - Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2002
One of the standard ífuní imports. The large can, coupled with found memories from the Gulf, make this a standard in my book.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skrip99 (82) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 1, 2002
Itís gotta be in that huge motor-oil looking can! Somehow it taste better that way, the bottles are okay, but the can is it!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 28, 2002
Throw another shrimp on the íbarbie and pour me another Fosters. G-Day!


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