Brewed by Royal (Heineken UK)
Style: Pale Lager
Manchester, England


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Different to our lovely Foster’s in a can, this premium lager has been brewed to 4.8% and chill filtered to deliver a clean, crisp taste for maximum refreshment.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
iammadeofjelly (194) - Liverpool, Merseyside, - DEC 14, 2012
Thin, sweet, lightly carbonated. Nice colour. Smells like an empty sweetcorn tin. Very Very bland, but ok to drink Ice cold in a big 20-pack. Quaffable swill I think is the right expression, cheap too. Virtually no hop flavour at all, like corona, miller, sweet golden lagers in clear bottles, meant to be drunk from the bottle. Lager for people who don’t like lager, or for people like me who can drink a hell of a lot in one sitting and need a constant supply of faintly beery tasting liquid.

alexmate (201) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2016
Golden colour with high carbonation, big head goes flat quickly, minimal lacing. Nose: is of wheat, barley\corn and hops. Taste is of hops, sweet lime and some of that wheaty woody taste you get with cheap German lager like the stubby beers. Not bad, but not good. Price Paid: free as it was out of date.

meldorf75 (117) - - SEP 4, 2016
Flat aroma, Avrige close to poor lager taste Very coercing lager with no haracter.

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Bungz (1) - ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2016 does not count
When originally released this was a pleasant enough upgrade over the original fosters, adding more strength at 4.8% abv and more depth and body to the taste. However it has been diluted to 4.5% and then again to 4.3% since it’s release and the beer now has a taste\palate far more in common with normal fosters than the original Fosters Gold. Seems bizarre to me they have brought it more inline with fosters as such undermining this supposed premium beer against its rivals.

lokis333 (512) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - JUL 17, 2016
Clear golden color with strong white foam. Aromas of are sweet of rum and sugar snaps with a little light spice of cinamon mixed with lager malt. Palate, medium/light body with thin texture and surprisangly flat! leaving light sweet, with developing dryness finish. Tastes flat and sweet with notes of spice and water (very watery) Overall, surprisable drinkable without off flavours or off aromas.

shoestring (408) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2016
Okay . Drunk after some efes and this had more of the skunky aftertaste. Ok and better than some cheaper lagers.

HonestGriff (64) - Birkenhead, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Poor beer, it’s something you would drink at a party when all the good beer has gone. Great colour but lacks depth, favour and punch.

Beerhunter111 (21441) - P´Castle, GERMANY - NOV 11, 2015
30cl bottle. Pours clear golden colour with a mid-sized white head. Aroma of pale malt, grain, water. Taste is grainy, mild hoppy, cereals, watery palate.

Bov (12888) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 18, 2015
courtesy of Mich Gfeller - bright golden beer with a little foam left; very shy nose with light papery tones; fizzy, quite harsh palate and thin-bodied; light buttery and bitter corny and papery finish - next one please

gegwilson (3724) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2015
Drank straight from the bottle at the Bansdale darts tournament - a night when I should have taken more beer. Cadged a bottle of this from Mark B to avoid having to drink Budweiser which was the only other beer on offer. This was better, but was still pretty bad.

weordie (1219) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Awful piss water that is so bad it has to be served nearly frozen to be able to drink it.

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