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

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RATINGS: 1762   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 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
1guywith_aboat (212) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Light yellow pour. Nose is light malt, hay. Flavor is bland. Very refreshing and crisp but not much going on here.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Brandman (2056) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Clear yellow, white head. Plastic, sugar, almonds and just completely horrible. Yuck..

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2014
UPDATED: APR 29, 2014 Rate at the Beercast 12 foster can tasting... Light amber.. Soft grassy nose... Soft fruit... Light metallic.. Soft floral grassy fruit... Diacetyl version... Soft butter popcorn nose... Soft fruits... Again light buttery fruits.. Lightest metallic linger... Cream soda linger Isoamyl version ... Printer tonner nose... Soft banana foam... Massive sweet banana.. Mostly foam banana Metallic version... Much like the base... Little shorting battery on nose... Little bloody metallic in linger Pappery version... Soft fruits light toffee... Big Pappery finish... More stale next day. Beer Baby sick version... Oh man... Massive sweet sick... Vomit... This is most interesting as ive twice had a beer like this... Soft vomit light sweet

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
dpjuart (1049) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2014
Draft at Outback....seems appropriate. Looks good in a 23 oz mug. Golden with frothy head and a clean effervescence. Thatís pretty much where it ends. Sweet corn nose, grain and bread. Watery corn, bread, some herbalness, with a grainy aftertaste. Australian for Meh.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
edsspoon (303) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Golden with a foamy white head, fades to hardly anything quite quickly. Aroma is floral and malty. Taste is sweet, floral and honey. Some earthiness and malts. Fairly watery. Light body, medium carbonation. As far as mass produced lagers go this isnít the worst but I still wouldnít drink it by choice.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Derek881 (996) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2014
Beer drank from a tall pint glass for the rating. The aroma was a mix of grainy and earthy hops with some barley. It had a light, clear gold color with rising bubbles and a modest, foamy white head with average retention, and light cling and lacing. The taste was a modest bitter grainy hops flavor. It is a fairly thin beer with a somewhat dry mouthfeel and average carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BruceLeroy (111) - North Dakota, USA - APR 23, 2014
This is basically Pabst Blue Ribbon in a prettier can. Would not buy again. About what I expected though, sadly. If you want to try this beer, but save money. Drink a PBR and pretend you are drinking a Fosterís. Honestly I think I prefer PBR to this, since PBR is one of my favorite cheap go to beers.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Headbanger (3226) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2014
Bottle (Old Notes)-Pours a clear golden with a small head. Aroma of corn and sweetness. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew didnít do much for me.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
volksygge (26) - NORWAY - APR 21, 2014
Eye: light gold with no head Nose: malty-veggie aroma, some alcohol Mouth: fizzy, lively carbonated, some alcohol, some malts, watery --- Had to do it, I promised myself to rate some "tasty" lager sometime to remember what eurolager world has to offer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
swapp (180) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - APR 8, 2014
330 ml bottle. clear gold color with thin white head. taste some kind barley and vegetables. palate low bitter and barley. nothing special in that beer.


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