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Foster's Premium Ale - Foster's Group Limited

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BA SCORE
66
poor

354 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 354
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 2.82
pDev: 23.4%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foster's Group Limited visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hustlesworth on 06-08-2008)
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ssdarius

New York

4.25/5  rDev +50.7%

08-29-2014 03:45:21 | More by ssdarius
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wejohnsn

Texas

4/5  rDev +41.8%

08-28-2014 00:31:36 | More by wejohnsn
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Kings_Castle

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +33%

08-26-2014 21:01:27 | More by Kings_Castle
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robotiks

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

08-23-2014 00:21:16 | More by robotiks
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schoolboy

Ohio

3.51/5  rDev +24.5%

I never saw this before today. Of course I never bothered to review Foster's Lager either, and I will have to do that some day - I remember one that tasted good, my first beer ever on a cruise ship. Anyway, this usually uninteresting mass-brand has a pretty nice ale here in a gigundous can.

It looks and smells great. It's darkish and has nice uniform head. The aroma is of finishing hops plus a nasty sweet smell, just like the lager.

The taste is almost right. It is bitter and hoppy as it should be. It is a little dull, and again, somewhat like the lager (but a lot better). The aftertaste is a little funky too.

Overall, this is better than I imagined. I really don't want to finish this whole can. Time to guzzle.

08-07-2014 23:53:53 | More by schoolboy
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Johnct

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

08-07-2014 14:32:19 | More by Johnct
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thufflife

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

08-06-2014 14:18:32 | More by thufflife
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Arch578

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

08-06-2014 02:27:40 | More by Arch578
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

08-05-2014 21:44:19 | More by atlbravsrno1
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NicknameMacho


3/5  rDev +6.4%

08-05-2014 20:34:16 | More by NicknameMacho
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Mutton_Mammoth

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

08-02-2014 12:42:16 | More by Mutton_Mammoth
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holj1x

North Carolina

2.56/5  rDev -9.2%

07-25-2014 15:35:57 | More by holj1x
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Spikester

Oregon

3.71/5  rDev +31.6%

Appearance is clear amber with three fingers of white haed that sticks around for five minutes or so. Lacing is very fine.
Smell is just average.
Taste is slightly better than average for an ESB. Malty with a good amount of earthy hops.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with average carbonation. Lightly bitter finish.
Overall if you haven't tried the oil can frim Ft. Worth you need to give it a go. Tasty ESB.

07-25-2014 06:17:13 | More by Spikester
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Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -46.8%

07-20-2014 22:35:01 | More by XmnwildX12
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

07-20-2014 02:01:42 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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CptnCraptastic


2/5  rDev -29.1%

07-16-2014 22:04:31 | More by CptnCraptastic
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Dzhill87

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

07-13-2014 20:06:12 | More by Dzhill87
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A-Sox

Rhode Island

2.25/5  rDev -20.2%

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wrightst

Maryland

3/5  rDev +6.4%

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priwen

Arkansas

3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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DuffDaddy

Florida

3/5  rDev +6.4%

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SimonPuggle

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

07-03-2014 22:49:42 | More by SimonPuggle
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J702

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

06-29-2014 21:55:14 | More by J702
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Georgia

3/5  rDev +6.4%

06-28-2014 22:20:35 | More by ObiBeerCanobi
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Vestlake

Alabama

1.5/5  rDev -46.8%

06-27-2014 01:47:23 | More by Vestlake
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Foster's Premium Ale from Foster's Group Limited
66 out of 100 based on 354 ratings.