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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 1856   WEIGHTED AVG: 2/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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."


edgallow's rating

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
edgallow (3190) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2012 Oil can pours golden with a white head. Aroma is of grains. Taste is basically the same.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
biir (448) - Berlin, - JAN 6, 2016
Flasche und Dose - Goldgelb, wenig Schaum. Ein dünnes Lager mit kaum Eigengeschmack. Daher auch kaum was Falsches. Wässrig.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CanIHave4Beers (3790) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JAN 5, 2016
Neat 32oz can! Neat dining room!
Pours a pale golden color with a medium sized head and decent lacing on the glass.

The aroma is surprisingly yeasty, somewhat sweet smelling, a little malty, a little herbal, a little play dough.

The flavor is surprisingly unique from your typical big biz pale lager, it’s certainly got a herbal hoppy flavor with a low but effective level of bitterness. It’s sweet-ish with a little corniness, but certainly just as much discernible malt character. It’s reasonably clean and yes lightly yeasty/doughy but not in any sort of overwhelmingly annoying way.

This is just fine.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hauxe (168) - Butzbach, GERMANY - DEC 20, 2015
Rated from old notes. Initial sip is foul and malodorous. Can only go up from here, which fortunately it does. Settles into a workmanlike if dull lager with mild bitterness. No worse with food than water.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gubihumle (501) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2015
Flaske. Hvordan denne øl har kunnet gå sin sejrsgang over jorden undrer mig. Duft og smag er simpelthen vandet og øllet ser også sådant ud.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Carlowxxx (134) - Carlow, IRELAND - NOV 28, 2015
Pours clear golden yellow with white head. Very grainy and dusty aroma. Light bodied. Sweet flavoured, minor cardboard note and quite watery. Some bitterness in a dry and water finish. Bland.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kosmokrator (760) - ITALY - NOV 22, 2015
Classico esempio di lager commerciale che sa meno di niente. Acqua mascherata da birra.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
angel77 (1916) - oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 6, 2015
Lata 44 cl de Tesco zona Whitechapel. Londres. Tomada en el momento. 06..11..2015. Lote 5287 17 05:33 hasta 31..07..16. Elaborada en Europa por Heineken Uk. Ltd.3..4 Broadway Park. Edinburgh. Color rubio con espuma blanca. Suave, ligera, comercial, algo maltosa y nada más.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TXBadger (2220) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains but not much else on the palate. Light bodied. Finishes pretty clean. Average lager.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DrNosha (1023) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2015
Aus der Dose. Herber etwas unangenehmer Geruch, vielleicht auch verstärkt durch die Dose. Süßlich-wässeriger Geschmack mit langweiligem herben Abgang. Hat alles, was mir an einem Lager mißfällt.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
MBlessing (476) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2015
Aus der Flasche, helles gelb kaum Schaum, flacher Geruch, im Geschmack ganz leicht bitter wässrig, schlecht


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