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

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RATINGS: 1772   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."


hman43's rating

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hman43 (322) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Nothing special about this. The smell was very pleasing or distinctive. The taste was well over powering with carbonation and a bit of a metallic aftertaste and this was from a draft.


1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Bork (122) - Rockmart, Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Almost flavorless, watery beverage, yet sweet and with a bit of body. Tastes as if it has been filtered through dirty laundry. Poured from beginner shooting target.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Boomersmancave1 (58) - Indiana, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Just an average lager. Pours out golden color. Little to no head. weak grainy smell. taste like desperation and disappointment.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Alengrin (853) - BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2014
Much-hyped Australian standard lager, not necessarily always brewed in Australia, apparently. Pale golden with thin, snow white foam, bland and thin taste, neutral, but fortunately still some grassy hop bitterishness in the finish - though not enough to save this experience of utter boredom.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IndianaRed (2372) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 8, 2014
With my dinner at outback steak house. Standard light lager with a little sweetness and a touch of no me hop bite at the end. Like an angel crying on your toungue

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Darkmagus82 (860) - - AUG 8, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 10-5-12- Poured from big 750 ml can into pint glass Appearance – Pours a straw colored brew with a huge diffuse white head. The head fades quite fast to leave only the lightest amount of lacing. Smell – The aroma was heaviest of some malty aromas, corn, as well as a lighter caramel smells. Taste – The taste begins of some bready and corn notes. The sweetness intensifies as the taste goes on with a corny and caramel sweetness coming to the tongue. These flavors take the taste to the end, where some flavors of a lightly bitter herbal hop as well as a light biscuit flavors come to the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the lighter to average side with a carbonation level that is average. It is rather appropriate for the style as it makes it easy to drink and on the more refreshing side. Overall –A pretty standard adjunct lager. Rather bland as there is not too much going on in the flavor profile section, but refreshing and easy drinking, making it a decent session.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jorn69 (895) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2014
@ Sandy Bay, Cyprus. Can (500 ml) from local supermarket (€ 1.59). Sweet with some light notes of malt, hay/straw, watery, thin in aroma and flavor. The finish is dry with a light light bitterness.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jimsal27 (232) - New York, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Oil Can, golden pour with a thin, light head. Thin bodied lager. Nothing special.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
csaso (1339) - Missouri, USA - JUL 28, 2014
"Oil" can - drinking it straight from the oil can - hey, why not, right? Pretty typical generic pale lager - this one is fairly balanced between malt and hops, a little more fuller bodied than your average pale lager, not bad overall for what it is

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Stuu666 (1988) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Can at Craig’s. Pours pale golden, nose is dull toffee, not much else, taste is bland, sweet, soapy.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Calisky (601) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 16, 2014
Couleur jaune claire, petite mousse blanche. Assez décevante, nez très leger (malt?). Très aqueuse, sans gout particulier. Malgrés tout rafraichissante.


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