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Foster's Lager - Foster's Group Limited

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Foster's LagerFoster's Lager

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1,554 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,554
Reviews: 569
rAvg: 2.53
pDev: 24.9%
Wants: 9
Gots: 71 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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Photo of puboflyons
2.85/5  rDev +12.6%

Oil can no. JUN1112-E04150646. Sampled on February 20, 2012. Served in a frosted mug. The pour is pale yellow with a tremendous, foamy head. The aroma is of adjunct cereal/rice malts and cool, clean hops. The body is light. The taste is typically grainy for the style but there is also a slightly bitter ending. The can is the way to go on this one.

puboflyons, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of djcira
2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

djcira, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of TheQuietMan22
2.3/5  rDev -9.1%

Serving type: Classic 750 ml (25.4-ounce) oil can. What I assume is the best by date on the bottom of the can is “JUN1112.”

Appearance: Poured into a 200 ml sampling mug. The color is clean, clear straw. Two fingers of white head dissipated slowly (surprisingly) and left a ring of foam around the edge.

Smell: I think this one is corn-based. Very light malts and tons of sweet adjunct. It also has a light perfume smell.

Taste: It basically mirrors the smell, and the corn-heavy malt bill is very noticeable. There are a few light malts and it has a small bite.

Drinkability: I think the can is what provides most of the flavor. It is not offensive and is a decent lawnmower beer. Now I know why Australians don’t drink it. Enough said.

TheQuietMan22, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of Onioncreek512
3.5/5  rDev +38.3%

Onioncreek512, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of hockenbeer
2/5  rDev -20.9%

hockenbeer, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of dugly2ugly
2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

dugly2ugly, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of JohnnyMc
1/5  rDev -60.5%

Less watered down and more of a full flavor than most cheap American lagers (I know it's not American), but at the same time it's nowhere near the best tasting.

During the summer this would be refreshing, but beyond that it's not worth your time.

JohnnyMc, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of ygtbsm94
1.5/5  rDev -40.7%

ygtbsm94, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of garyford
1/5  rDev -60.5%

garyford, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of BJasny
3.5/5  rDev +38.3%

BJasny, Feb 13, 2012
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2/5  rDev -20.9%

nrs207, Feb 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

Pillowburn, Feb 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -20.9%

RollBeerTide, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of tfsimpkins
2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

tfsimpkins, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of Everydayoff
2.25/5  rDev -11.1%

330ml standard can 4.9% ABV poured into a pils glass.

Gold straw in color with average white rocky head that leaves lacing ring around when receded after decent time of retention. Carbonation is rather low. That is a pleasant showcase.

Sulfur and some sweet cereal grain, quite faint in aroma. Light grain in taste and very light bitterness from hop, slight sour in the finish. The body is light with watery mouth feel but very crisp yet fizzy. Overall, not a worthy brew, a bit dull.

Everydayoff, Feb 10, 2012
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2/5  rDev -20.9%

Hoolihan, Feb 10, 2012
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1/5  rDev -60.5%

rusty3335, Feb 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

Paracatu, Feb 08, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

Beer4Baltimore, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of ADZA
1.38/5  rDev -45.5%

Wow id never thought i review this but after travelling overseas and seeing alot of this especially in the UK i thought i set the record straight this isnt our only macro beer but it seems to be doing well especially in Europe and unfortunately is well known and it pours a crystal clear yellow colour and leaves a frothy two finger head and no lacing really,the smell is grains,barley sugar and a touch of herbalness,the mouthfeel is a little fuller than expected and definately a little fuller than our other macros and the taste is basically the same as smell pretty insipid really with hints of malted barley,grains and liquid hops and overall i wouldnt drink this again unless of course its the only Aussie Macro option.

ADZA, Feb 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev +18.6%

bpackertx, Feb 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev +18.6%

wtighe03, Feb 04, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

Bito401, Feb 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -60.5%

JohnBeerRun, Feb 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -60.5%

bmcduff2, Feb 03, 2012
Foster's Lager from Foster's Group Limited
60 out of 100 based on 1,554 ratings.