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

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RATINGS: 1894   WEIGHTED AVG: 2/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - JUL 31, 2002
Very bitter (in a bad way!) Pale yellow. The taste, aside from being bad, is watered down. I guess that made it somewhat tolerable.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jpknight22 (171) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 29, 2002
This beer reminds me of any American macro available at any given grocery store at any location in the US. Nothing special here...

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 29, 2002
Not a bad beer, but definately not good.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
LoveABeer (141) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 28, 2002
This is truly Australias most embarassing beer export ever brewed YUK YUK!

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PorterPounder (7676) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2002
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2004 Rerate Outback - Father's Day - obligatory Foster's - never again! They must have one hell of an imprter to convince Americans to buy this - or perhaps all Austrailian beer is this bad - Cooper's isn't! Original 2.1 Over hyped Aussie export - if it was an American beer - it would sit alongside the Old Mil in my opinion. Slight skunky smell, tinny aftertaste. Always taste better at Outback in a frosted mug with a steak though.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2002
Its somewhere around 5.0% abv. Its rather mellow, less flavour than regular Fosters even. Needs a bit more of a kick.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bull2699 (17) - USA - JUL 25, 2002
very good drinkable beer no funky aftertaste either this was a good beer

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gunshy (479) - Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2002
I have friends that are drawn to the novelty of the big can. The flavor of the beer however isnt any better than a domestic macrobrew that you can pick up. Has a slight smell to it, but i dont know if I would call it skunky. Havent really tried it in a bottle to see if that would help it out.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2002
I know australians who wont drink this. A decent combination of water and beer water.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
007lund (92) - Ann Arbor, USA - JUL 24, 2002
Nothing much about this beer. Im sure that theres much better down under.


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