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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: 1765   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."


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
curlyrick99 (33) - USA - NOV 27, 2001
Over-hyped beer. Not even close to being the best Australian beer.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
achtungpv (210) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2001
Can’t get over the metallic taste from the can. My friend from Australia calls this ’Australian for shit.’

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
lagerman99 (66) - USA - NOV 26, 2001
Pretty foul brew, mate.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
popilius (61) - Chicagoland, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2001
Rather bland but not terrible. Bitter aftertase the only positive.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
obxdude10 (2027) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2001
The only difference between this and something like Bud, Coors or Miller is that this piece of junk is from another country

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2001
No different than Bud, Coors etc.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Andrew196 (1091) - Katy, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2001
Insert ’Fosters...Australian for _______’ joke here. This is another beer that tries to play the foreign role to make Americans feel like they aren’t pansies. All it really does is put us all back in our respective places.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stosh99 (23) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 7, 2001
Big can = Average taste. Not horrible, just nothing special. get a Sammy instead

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
BudMan99 (9) - Blackville, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 5, 2001 does not count
It’s actually pretty good!!!! Better than I thought it was going to be....

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4062) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2001
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2003 When your choices are limited, this is a solid choice. Good bittering for a mass-production brew. Rerate 1/16/03: A few notes of caramel, a little bump for coming in a quart can. Defintely the best thing that you can get at the minit markit in a quart.


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