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Foster's Premium Ale - Foster's Group Limited

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BA SCORE
66
poor

343 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 343
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 23.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | 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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Reviews by PorterLambic:
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PorterLambic

Florida

1.95/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Pours a clear, honey color with a full inch of foam from a restrained pour. Head is white and gone before I could log in to the site, leaving just a wispy film.
Smell is oddly sweet with malt and some hop note. The combination ends up smelling like a slightly musty, yeasty orange. Glad I only bought one of these oil cans.
Taste is malt, saltines, hops and a hint of weirdly sweet citrus. Balance is good, overall effect is not. Aftertaste is sharp, metallic and somewhat off-putting with an artificial floral note showing up.
Light body, medium effervescence. Nothing to really recommend this beer. At best it's "lawnmower beer". Their lager is better and I am not a lager fan.

Serving type: can

08-15-2013 16:49:04 | More by PorterLambic
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holj1x

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -28.6%

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

Oregon

3.71/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: can

07-25-2014 06:17:13 | More by Spikester
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -46.4%

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

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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


2/5  rDev -28.6%

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

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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

Rhode Island

2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-13-2014 12:36:22 | More by A-Sox
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wrightst

Maryland

3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-11-2014 02:38:34 | More by wrightst
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priwen

Arkansas

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-09-2014 08:33:50 | More by priwen
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DuffDaddy

Florida

3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-08-2014 15:14:04 | More by DuffDaddy
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SimonPuggle

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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

Georgia

3/5  rDev +7.1%

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

Alabama

1.5/5  rDev -46.4%

06-27-2014 01:47:23 | More by Vestlake
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jharris0624

Missouri

1/5  rDev -64.3%

06-23-2014 01:29:26 | More by jharris0624
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dmorgan310

Panama

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-20-2014 03:13:14 | More by dmorgan310
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Vogt52

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-19-2014 16:14:36 | More by Vogt52
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Gabriel_Vaughn

California

2.36/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer is purely a novelty. I picked one up at the store with that in mind, no high expectations. It looks amazing, has a nice, dark amber color. Everything else went downhill- smells like a 40 of malt liquor, tastes kind of like one as well, im not going to get into detail its just not worth it. Mouthfeel is a bit better than the taste, overall, I give this a 2.5 below average.

Serving type: can

06-19-2014 02:16:59 | More by Gabriel_Vaughn
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Chritter

California

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-14-2014 18:23:46 | More by Chritter
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chiva

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

06-14-2014 02:49:25 | More by chiva
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fivetime

Idaho

2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

06-12-2014 03:42:45 | More by fivetime
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CA_Jim

California

1.5/5  rDev -46.4%

06-04-2014 02:37:50 | More by CA_Jim
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

05-26-2014 21:17:12 | More by coopdog1000
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

1.5/5  rDev -46.4%

05-22-2014 20:20:10 | More by NJBeer265
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Foster's Premium Ale from Foster's Group Limited
66 out of 100 based on 343 ratings.