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


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RATINGS: 1852   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."

DrnkMcDermott's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DrnkMcDermott (2934) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2003
Bottled, Brewed in Canada. I remember this as a beer that gave me a nasty headache the next morning. Not any more. An at least unoffensive odor. Taste is just a bit more malty than in a normal American beer. And I catch a bit of hop in the aftertaste. Had I not found much more interesting brewpub lagers, I might have rated this higher, but now I know better: there's so much more out there, and this is so much less.

   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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kosmokrator (668) - ITALY - NOV 22, 2015
Classico esempio di lager commerciale che sa meno di niente. Acqua mascherata da birra.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
angel77 (1724) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TXBadger (2079) - 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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DrNosha (691) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
MBlessing (369) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2015
Aus der Flasche, helles gelb kaum Schaum, flacher Geruch, im Geschmack ganz leicht bitter wässrig, schlecht

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Jimbo2 (67) - DENMARK - OCT 1, 2015
Quite possibly the thinnest beer, I have had. Watery and.... well, watery... Maybe some metal...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pyobon (1180) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2015
(Can) Clear golden yellow with decent white head. Reasonable aroma - grassy with a hint of petrol. Light bodied and fizzy. Flavour is light malt, a little more sugary than malty, with some grassy / vegetable notes and with detectable bitterness. Overall, I was surprised. It was better than I expected. Tried from a can on a plane, which I think can affect perception of taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
swillguzzler99 (173) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - SEP 24, 2015
From a 25.4 oz ’oil can.’ Pours a straw with nice carbonation and fluffy head that dissipates. Nose of corn and rice, possibly. Bitter taste with a hint of aromatic hydrocarbons. Not very good.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
20107589 (573) - randers, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2015
piss yellow, borring beer, this is one of the worst mass produced lagers in the world.

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