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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1738   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."


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1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
gjamieson (80) - Canton, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2011
I thought Foster’s was Australian. The "oil can" I consumed was brewed in and imported from Canuckistan. Sonofa....this is MOLSON. I knew I tasted a beaver. Effing Canuck piss beer masquerading as Australian piss beer. Goddammit, I want my money back, Canuck communist ratstards.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
edsspoon (149) - 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 isn’t the worst but I still wouldn’t drink it by choice.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Derek881 (952) - 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 Foster’s. 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 (3051) - 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 didn’t do much for me.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
volksygge (21) - 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 (138) - 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.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
melush (274) - SPAIN - APR 5, 2014
Tirador, en Pub Phoenix Riverside. Color dorado. Sabor a malta, suave y sin cuerpo. Una lager comercial.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
freretoc (443) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 3, 2014
Pouah encore une bière qui pique bien pas son inintérêt et sa sortie de bouche plâte

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Renobob (453) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 3, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Absolument aucun intérêt à cette bière. Aucun goût, aucun arôme..

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
JayJayMez (11) - - MAR 21, 2014
This is the worst beer that I have ever had..seriously, a terrible beer. Somehow holds its place (among other culprits) on supermarket shelves in the UK..but I guess that beers like this really make us appreciate great craft beer that much more! Sorry Australia, but this is truly naff.


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