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

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RATINGS: 562   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Braudog (6445) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2004
Massive 75% head when poured from the ridiculous can. No aroma here. In the end, this isnt much different than any other mass produced beer except it does have a little bittering. In a blind taste, Id have guessed it was an average American ready-recipe amber ale.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
PullMeABeer (203) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 24, 2004
25.5 oz "super" can. Well I drank it from the huge ass can, so I don't know what is looks like or smells like. The flavor was nothing great, but was good enough to sip out of a huge ass can. Flavor was a little metallic, maybe from being in the huge ass can. Slight malt start, and a bitter (acidic) finish, thin slightly creamy metallic mouth feel. Not bad, what can you say though it was in a huge ass can.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
heemer77 (5310) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - APR 18, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2006 I was surprised. Went into this biased against anything from Fosters. Pours a dark red. This has a slightly malty and metallic nose. The aroma has some caramel and dirty sweat socks. The flavor is decent with a touch of orange from the hops and some malty sweetness. There is also a little bit of a cardboard metallic taste. Finishes with a sour, lemon note. Not bad for a cheap oil can beer.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ClarkVV (6066) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2004
24 oz can. Huge amount of carbonation off the bat. The smell is bittersweet, like corn syrup, but also has some club soda like mineral/metal aroma. Flavor is sharp, not as adjunct ridden as the usual American Standard. I dont see much lager quality in this, it tastes sharp from the carbonation and quite metallic. Maybe a hint of malt on the finish, which tastes like corn and honey.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jayson2425 (167) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - APR 15, 2004
I thought it was going to taste like shit but it was pretty good. I like the big can and nice taste.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2004
Hey, not that bad. Some hop nose and a little bit of flavor. I'm glad I picked some of this up for our monthly "Ghetto Beer Night"

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shag (2846) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAR 21, 2004
Not a half bad beer. Its basically a Fosters with some malt thrown in. Appearance is amber with a moderate head. Aroma is weak and not that pleaseant. Flavor is weak and watery but does have a little bit of malt flavor. Much better than regular Foster's but its the fat kid on the playground in the Bitter catergory!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Parrothead (294) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2004
I had this one out of a "stubby" - or is a "stubby" only the lager? Anyway, it was in the big oil can commonly used by Fosters. It poured with a nice, thick head which left a nice lace down the side of the glass as we went. Aroma was so-so; sweet malt up front, some bitterness in back. I was expecting more pronounced hop flavor. Would like to try this one on tap. A session beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2004
Deep golden color. Fair size frothy white head, diminishes to a ring. Slightly malty flavor and aroma with a decent bitterness. Metallic taste present along with an unclean aftertaste present. Dry fnish. Better than the other Fosters oil can beer. An O.K. find for a beer sitting in a cooler next to malt liquors. One shouldn't expect too much.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
r464 (2318) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2004 Copper/amder in color with a strong head when poured. A weak ESB at best. Almost like a cross of an American Pale ale and ESB witha macro brew feel. Not worth trying again.


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