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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A clean, refreshing lager capable of subduing any thirst.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
stouby (4418) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2008
Bottle at The Stanley, Nairobi. Light yellow with a large white head. Aroma moderate malty (caramel) and hoppy. Flavor light/moderate sweet and light bitter. Light/medium body. They have used the finest malts from around Mt. Kenya.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blankboy (7150) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2008
Bottle (300ml) shared with HogTownHarry -- courtesy of garthicus. Pours a clear pale gold with an average size diminishing white head. Aroma of grassy hops (saaz?), sweet pale malt and corn. Flavour follows the aroma, is a bit watery and has a light bitter finish. Average bodied. Not bad, if I were somewhere with a poor selection of Lagers and this were available I’d choose it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HogTownHarry (6374) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUN 4, 2008
Bottle (300ml). Shared by garthicus with blankboy. Slightly cloudy gold pour, small white head (3-). Sweet aroma, oil grain, pungent grassy hops. Taste - same, dry, crisp, bitter finish. Thick body, bit of a grassy aftertaste - fairly clean, better than the regular export Tusker - dry and nicely bitter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
IrishBoy (4085) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 27, 2007
12 oz bottle from Kenya courtesy of Garthicus! Thanks Al! MFG 23 Aug 07; Nose of grassy grainwith slightly sweet malt notes; translucent gold with a medium white head; flavor has sweet maltiness mixed with a light to medium bit of hop bitterness that fades in and out, but is definately present. Interesting beer! Not bad for a pale lager. Actually some hops, unlike the BMC pale lagers!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Grovlam (4205) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2007
Bottle. [Courtesy of yespr, tasting @ yespr] Small fizzy white head that mostly diminished. Spare lacework. Clear flat looking body with a pale yellow colour. Cardboard, grass, grain. Hint of fruit. Light bodied with a light dry texture and a soft carbonation. Light sweet and bitter flavour. Light dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
RSRIZZO (1940) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2007
Had this beer on 5/31/2000. Aroma is a light sweet malt scent with a hint of skunk which is most likely from being in a green bottle. Color is a very light yellow with good carbonation and a light head. Taste is sweet and malty. Starting with medium body that goes down with creamy feel. The finish is a sweet malt flavor backed by a light bitterness. It got a common taste, like most Imported lagers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChainGangGuy (4755) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Lovingly brought back for consumption by my friend and yours, Ando, on his return from Africa, the Dark Continent. Appearance: Pours clear, yellow body with a thin, thin ring of bubbles. Smell: Aroma of maize and pale malts. Distinct skunk character. Hint of grassiness. Which, being from Africa, would make it a savannah landscape grassiness. Taste: Pale maltiness with a bit of sweetness. Light grassiness. An even lighter bitterness. A mild hint of sweetness perks up again on the finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Somewhat creamy mouthfeel. Drinkability: Bless Ando for sacrificing his time and hard-earned monies to ship himself to Africa for the sake of bringing back beer. He should win a Nobel prize! Or something.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2007
Name: Tusker Premium Lager (Malt Lager)
Date: 09/29/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

clear gold, wispy head, light sweet skunk aroma, sweet cereal flavor, light floral quality, touch of bitterness,

Aroma: 3/10; Appearance: 4/10; Flavor: 3/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 6/20
Rating: 1.7/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: 4

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
aracauna (3488) - Georgia, USA - SEP 29, 2007
Pours a richer gold than the regular Tusker. Still very little head. After the skunkiness dissipates, there’s actually a little hop bitterness to this one. A bit corny, but not really bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2007
Bottle: Pours a clear pale golden with a thin ring of white bubbles. Aroma is slightly skunked with some pale malty grain and earthy noble hops. Body starts fuller than I expected with mild sweetness and some grainy earthy notes toward a crisp finish. A pretty decent pale lager.

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