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


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RATINGS: 1872   WEIGHTED AVG: 2/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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."

   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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
obxdude10 (2252) - Pottstown, 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

   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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Andrew196 (1352) - Katy, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2001
Insert íFosters...Australian for _______í joke here. This is another beer that tries to play the foreign role to make Americans feel like they arenít pansies. All it really does is put us all back in our respective places.

   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

   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
Itís actually pretty good!!!! Better than I thought it was going to be....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (5006) - 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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Albert (39) - Miramar, Florida, USA - OCT 29, 2001
There is nothing wrong with this beer, but at the same time it is completely forgettable. Aroma is minimal, palate has no bite. Iím not buying it but it might be the best there is to drink at somebody elseís party.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerledgend (1196) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 25, 2001
Australian for water. Light colour. sweet malty nose with no taste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Beer Guy99 (251) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2001
Hereís another beer with a lot of hype and very little substance. All show and no go. People gladly hand over import pricing for what they believe to be an authentic Australian classic. This beer is brewed in Canada and shipped to the U.S. so they can still put the word íimportedí on the cans. Actually the Australian version is no better so at least itís fresher coming from Canada. It is bland and very, very ordinary. Why pay the price when this beer isnít even as good as Old Style, Ballantine or Schlitz? If you donít believe me, do a blind taste test and let your own taste buds show you.

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