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


on tap

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RATINGS: 566   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shag (2941) - 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!

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
r464 (2350) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheBeerGenius (154) - Pittsburgh, PA, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2004
I expected a bitter taste, but found a kinda dry plain taste. Not too bad though, kinda refreshing and not real strong.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BckDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 31, 2003
Creamy head, persistant, lacing is there. Aroma is sweaty and lightly hoppy. Flavor is dusty and minty, interesting. I liked this one as a macro. No talking now, more rating!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sham (1844) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 31, 2003
Amber pour with a foamy white head and lacing. Malt and hops in the aroma mainly. Mild malt flavor that sticks throughout. Smooth and creamy palate with a light body that finishes with both malt and hops. Not too bad for a can.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GEOBRAU (188) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2003
Can: I like this beer! Fresh, maintained a creamy head. Biscuity malt with gentle hoppiness. Not very bitter but then again "bitter" seems to be as relevent to British beer as "pale". I don't understand all the low ratings.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kathouse (1813) - LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - DEC 21, 2003
The opposite end of my beer favorite spectrum. The huge can pours a medium amber with poor head retention. Aroma is light with no hint of malt. Body was thin with low carbonation. Very unpleasant. Bitter taste lasted long enough to be nauseating. Gotta be better is Australia.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 17, 2003
Has a nice copper color with some carbonation and a corn/malt smell. Taste is kind of malted, but a little tinny and finishes with a bit of bitterness. Overall it is just another weak beer in a can.

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