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Foster's Lager - Foster's Group Limited

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BA SCORE
61
poor

1,433 Ratings
THE BROS
58
awful

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Ratings: 1,433
Reviews: 567
rAvg: 2.54
pDev: 24.8%
Wants: 10
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foster's Group Limited visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-10-2001)
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Foxman

New Jersey

2.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

It pours a lightish gold, crisp and clear, with a fluffy white head that expands and retains well. There is spotty, light lacing.

There's a thin aroma of mild malt, along with a yeasty sourness. There is a very definite adjunct character in the air.

A thin wash of malt comes at first sip, followed by an almost vegetal sweetness. A fleeting glimpse of corn quickly gives way to a dull, lingering dryness. There's not much of a ballance, because there's not much TO balance.

It's very light bodied with very little mouth presence besides carbonation. Most noteable is a lingering dry bitterness on the tongue at the finish.

Ay, mate, it is drinkable, but then, so is water. And I don't want water when I want beer. Look, it's not truly vile, but it's so unsubstantial that everything about it just seems to fall short. And it's the lack of any real gravity that makes it drinkable. But just because I can drink more than one doesn't mean I will. If I ever make it Down Under it won't be in pursuit of beer, but I do hope there's better than this waiting for me if I want one.

Serving type: can

02-21-2004 16:15:05 | More by Foxman
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Foster's Lager from Foster's Group Limited
61 out of 100 based on 1,433 ratings.