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Foster's Special Bitter - Foster's Group Limited

Not Rated.
Foster's Special BitterFoster's Special Bitter

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BA SCORE
68
poor

187 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 2.86
pDev: 19.23%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foster's Group Limited visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UnionMade on 07-10-2001

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 187 | Reviews: 145
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Not the bronze or brown color of some, neither is this beer extremely pale; it's pretty much an even copper, clear and fairly bright. The head is a bit more than expected, a bubbly off-white foam that might top at half a finger. Retention is above average, and the little bit of lace left clinging may just be as well.
The aroma, as expected, is pretty light and altogether unexceptional. Tangy fruit esters, grainy dryness and mineral make up the nose, while the flavor is marred by something not quite vegetal and the mineral aspect taken to metallic proportions. It seems like someone made an effort with hops, though it went wrong and only made it a little sulphuric.
IT's a little slick and dry at the same time, though it evens out and goes to a cleaner semi-dry in a light but almost medium body. It goes into a quick finish.

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Foster's Special Bitter from Foster's Group Limited
68 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.