Foster's Lager - Foster's Group Limited
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Reviews by Gambrinus1184:
2.73/5 rDev +7.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Had a 25 oz. oil can at Ditto's in Litchfield, Conn.
A: Just poured a bit to get a look at it, drank the rest from the can. The brew is a standard looking lager; pale gold with a slight fizzy head and rushing carbonation.
S: Smells like cooked vegetables, metallic grain and some musty hops.
T: Tastes pretty much like it smells, with a thin oily taste of grain and no real aftertaste. It's just a lot of sweet malt.
M: Mouthfeel is a tad oily across the palate, but washes down with fair ease.
D: Not impressed, but not so bad that I had to leave half of it on a table somewhere.
If it weren't for the oil can presentation, I'd probably never get Foster's. It's the "more bang for your buck" lager, so get it specifically on the grounds of cheap-o economics.
Serving type: can
02-03-2008 20:43:53 | More by Gambrinus1184
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2.34/5 rDev -8.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25
Foster's Lager Beer 25 oz oil can $2.29(OH)
25 oz oil can poured into a stemless white wine glass. freshness date clearly marked on bottom of can.
pours almost a straw yellow color. less than two fingers of bright white thin head. giving way to little to no lacing.
it smells very adjunct. i smell cereal grains like corn. a slight grassy pilsner smell and a slight metallic twang. a malty sugary smell also.
the taste is better than the smell, malty at first, kind of grainy like corn, followed by a slight grassy pilsner taste. has a dryness to it, but a bitterness too.
mouth feel is rather light. a metal taste feeling is left over maybe due to the can. rather watery, and not very pleasant. the dryness and bitterness is over powering and a lackluster hops don't help.
overall i wasn't expecting a whole lot here but i was still let down. first off its brewed in GA and TX so its not an import at all. i was expecting a non adjunct premium lager. which i did not get. over priced and in the wrong cooler. (import cooler) should be placed next to other adjuncts not next to real premium imports.just stay away from this one. adjunct and not a real import.
Serving type: can
04-07-2014 04:26:03 | More by Ohiolager
2.59/5 rDev +1.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5
Poured a typical adjunct lager color of straw yellow and a crystal clearness. The head was a short lived group of hyper ascending bubbles that dissipated immediately.
This smell of a corn malt and barley with some Pilsner cereal grains.
This has a tinny, twangy barley flavor, some obvious corn malts and a tinge of bitter hops. No quite assertive enough it seems built as a thirst quencher an not suited to taste.
The feel is ultra crisp with a real throat burning bite from all the carbonation. That said it is really light and drinks very clean.
Fosters was always one of my favorites but under the lens of beer snobbery I have to admit that it's just not that good.
Serving type: bottle
03-21-2014 23:42:09 | More by KYGunner
Foster's Lager from Foster's Group Limited
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