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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1808   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."


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2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
jerseyjohn71 (245) - corsicana, Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2013 love the oil can . a basic beer ,, im sure australa has other great beers to enjoy,,,, this beer is good, clear, crisp .


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nihtila (699) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
18.10.2014. 4.7% version. Pours golden with white head. Aroma and taste have some grain, grass and light malts and hops. Light. Basic.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Obfuscate (198) - Minneapolis, - MAR 25, 2015
Been a while since I had a Fosters oil can and will probably be even longer before I have another.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
YantarCoast (312) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAR 25, 2015
330ml can, tried in Kyoto, Japan in early May 2014. Pours gold with a small white head. Malty aroma. Standard thin bodied lager that is drinkable if cold enough. Canít remember if this is better or worse than the UK version.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
McSherman (221) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2015
Bewertung importiert von Bier index: 6 / 6 / 5 / 5 / 6 / 4 / 3 / 6 / 55

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
willisread (388) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2015
Faint hoppy aroma present. Clear golden yellow color. Lots of carbonation. Not any flavor to speak about at all. Watery.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
pricey290483 (606) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2015
not for me not much in the aroma normal mass produced taste but very cheap and easy to find

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
panzerwolf (134) - FINLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Pours clear gold. Slight bit of bitterness, some malts, but overall a kind of watery kind of beer that doesnít really bother you or impress you. Tinge of bitterness is nice, though.

2.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
teromous (114) - - FEB 16, 2015
Review of one of the large cans.

Appearance: Perfectly transparent with a bright golden colored body under a thick fluffy head that stands up for a long time. Great visible carbonation. It looks perfect.

Aroma: Mild spicy hop aroma and that familiar lager tinge. I can clearly pick out the spicy hop aroma though.

Taste: Iím literally picking up no flavor at all. Thereís a bit of a cereal flavor at the end, but even that is watered down. It really does taste just like water. I wonít give it a 1 because it doesnít taste disgusting, it literally just has no flavor...and Iím not saying that to be mean. Iím looking for flavor of any kind and I get none.

Mouthfeel: Itís crisp but it doesnít give much presence in the mouth. Average at best.

Overall: Skip this beer. An adjunct lager does not mean the beer has to be flavorless, which this is. I recommend passing on it.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kevinator (1138) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Sadly, this beer falls into the same unexciting category of most pale lagers. No real aroma with a slight hint of corn. Unattractive light yellow color with a lot of effervescence. Light watery palate. Taste was bland and slightly grainy with hints of corn or rice. Better than most American macros, but thatís not saying much.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
R2k2 (384) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2015
Gedronken in een pub in Londen: Een goed doorzichtig, geel bier met een stevige compacte kraag. Het aroma is niet echt aanwezig, maar wat er is, is iets hoppig. De smaak doet iets waterig aan, maar de hint van graan is volop aanwezig. Een heel licht bittere nasmaak blijft achter. Tried it in a London pub: A really nice transparant yellow beer with a firm layer of foam. It doesnít have quite an aroma, but if there is any, it is hop like. It has a watery structure, but there is a lot of grain in the taste. A quite subtile aftertaste remains.


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