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Brewed by Fosters Brewing (CUB)
Style: English Pale Ale
Southbank, Victoria, Australia
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GABeerMan (48) - HOSCHTON, Georgia, USA - MAY 9, 2002
Smoother and better tasting than Fosters Lager


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PugUglyBrewer (141) - - SEP 6, 2016
It’s one of my smash beers and always a challenge to chug one oil can. I love the old commercials from my childhood too but all that does not save it from being a low brow beer. It tastes better than most macros but has a bit of a harsh edge in the grain and just a subtle hop character. Maybe this is why so many people drink the blue can more.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
odinswort (1) - California, USA - JUL 24, 2016 does not count
This was quite a foul experience the second time around. Bready malts, almost no hop profile. Some kind of artificial flavor, almost akin to ’grape soda’, or stale perfume...will not drink it again.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
voyageurmike (283) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Amber thin beer with not a lot going for it. Aroma is off putting, bitter watery taste lingers longer than you might prefer.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Popoff91 (101) - Oregon, USA - MAY 11, 2016
25-ounce can in a pint glass. Terrible, but better than Fosters’ lager. Barely.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kerenmk (4093) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 25, 2016
Can shared at a tasting at the Dancing Camel. Thanks Excellent Little Brother! Clear dark gold with a white head - foamy. Mud, sewer, garbage water aroma, mussy, sewage and a little sweet taste. Light body, vegetal finish.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Block (2207) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 16, 2016
I didn’t have too high of expectations and it probably came in just a little below. Lots of grass and the alcohol seems to come through a little. It’s kind of bitter like a peel or a husk.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tightslice (961) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Thick boy can from Safeway in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is herbal lozenges and caramels. Taste is grandma-type candies. Sentimental but stale.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
tomer (2905) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JAN 27, 2016
At atasting , thanks, small creamy head, clear light amber color, grainy aroma with a hints of hay and caramel, flavor of caramel, strange unpleasant sourness, light unpleasant bitterness. Yuck.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
climberbob (439) - Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Big can for Australia Day 2016. Amber w ok head. Not much aroma. Malt dominates taste. May have some corn adjunct in there too. I had v low expectations and it was a bit better than expected but still pretty generic macro suds ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 25, 2016
Can sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks kerenmk. Caramel amber color with an off-white head. Bad aroma of rotten vegetables and graininess. Sweetish flavor with graininess, malt, caramel, a bit of vegetables, sugar, and a slightly bitterish finish, a bit metallic, with an alcohol note. Light-bodied. Bad.


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