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Tusker Premium Lager - East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)

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70
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529 Ratings
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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 336
rAvg: 3
pDev: 20.33%
Wants: 9
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries) visit their website
Kenya

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-18-2002)
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev 0%

05-26-2014 18:41:19 | More by Latarnik
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prdrums77

Ohio

3/5  rDev 0%

08-02-2013 22:19:51 | More by prdrums77
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SERENGETI

Tanzania

3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The TUSKER I tried was the one brewed in TANZANIA! Beer drinkers say that it is better than the Kenyan original. It is a light beer with only 4.2% alc. good for a hot day in DAR. Taste and aroma are neutral. Good for thirst quenching but not for pleasure.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2005 08:36:42 | More by SERENGETI
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CrossProduct

Colorado

3/5  rDev 0%

11-19-2013 02:39:32 | More by CrossProduct
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Drew966

Florida

3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tusker Premium Lager pours a golden yellow with a thin white head from a brown twelve ounce bottle. The aroma is sweet and grainy. I can taste a fair amount of malt and lots of grain, there's not much more to it. Very light bodied. This is a decent enough lager, worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2007 23:57:49 | More by Drew966
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moshea

Michigan

3/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 14:41:43 | More by moshea
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Furley80

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev 0%

02-18-2014 15:58:08 | More by Furley80
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

3/5  rDev 0%

09-15-2012 00:18:10 | More by pintofparadise
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Duncanster

New York

3/5  rDev 0%

09-09-2013 02:05:33 | More by Duncanster
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500ml bottle served in a pilsen glass.

A: Pours an absolutely clear pale yellow color forming a medium fluffy and bubbled white head. Medium retention and lots of lacings left in the glass

S: Strong sweet malts in the nose. Very bready and biscuity. Notes of adjunct malts, mainly rice. Light notes of flowery hops

T: Follows the nose. Strong notes of sweet malts. Quite biscuity and crispy. Again, some notes of adjunct malts. Light hops bitterness in the end

M: Very light body and medium carbonation. Crispy malty aftertaste

O: Drinkable and not that bad for an Adjunct Lager

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 21:19:26 | More by eduardolinhalis
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SonOfKyuss

Virginia

3/5  rDev 0%

06-02-2013 13:16:24 | More by SonOfKyuss
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WDJersey

Colorado

3/5  rDev 0%

08-03-2012 01:00:31 | More by WDJersey
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3/5  rDev 0%

01-10-2013 16:48:49 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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herrburgess

South Carolina

3/5  rDev 0%

09-03-2013 23:35:45 | More by herrburgess
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jzlyo

Iowa

3/5  rDev 0%

07-08-2013 02:27:24 | More by jzlyo
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kyle86

Michigan

3/5  rDev 0%

09-22-2013 12:57:12 | More by kyle86
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robertgurley

New York

3/5  rDev 0%

08-13-2012 02:31:06 | More by robertgurley
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rderedin

Maine

3/5  rDev 0%

04-11-2014 20:49:08 | More by rderedin
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev 0%

04-05-2014 04:27:17 | More by SkinniePost
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MikeRa

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: This beer pours a nice golden color with a head that laces the glass

S: A corn smell with some grainy edge to it

T: Taste of some sweet malt with a hint of corn

M: This beer has some carbonization and goes down smooth

D: This is a beer that I will drink again. It is a good African beer

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2010 22:00:16 | More by MikeRa
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charlesjwinkler

Illinois

3/5  rDev 0%

08-11-2013 14:07:37 | More by charlesjwinkler
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pmcadamis

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I drank this African brew while doing some midnight grilling with friends.

A - Golden bronze yellow with a one and half finger head of foamy white suds. A small amount of lace is left on the glass, and head retention is not the greatest, but it sticks around for a while.

S - Grainy malt, gentle honeycomb, and some laid back herbal/grassy hops. The hops are just barely there, but provide a bit of aromatic balance to the predominately malty notes.

T - Tastes just like it smells. Malty honey and cereal grains with a gentle touch of dried hay hops.

M - Light bodied....maybe a little bit thicker than a pils. Moderate carbonation and a pleasant waxy finish with a little more hoppage. Nice.

D - This basic but tasty lager went well with some big sausages and turkey dogs. Nothing special going on here, but it's a very respectable if a bit basic lager. If this is classified as an American Macro, then it's probably about the best AML that I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2008 20:31:58 | More by pmcadamis
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

2.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - Very light and clear yellow. Fizzy head that quickly dies into a lifeless film. Champagne bubbles. Not real tempting.

Smell - Adjunct smell. Plus a little fruitiness, a little like green apple. Like a macro brew, but a bit stronger.

Taste - Pretty standard macro flavor thats a notch stronger, maybe a hint less sweet and has a touch of citrus to it. Not even a hint of bitterness. Clean and dry.

Mouthfeel - Quite watery even for an adjunct. Seems almost flat.

Drinkability - Plenty light enough to drink without thinking. But nothing to go chasing after. Flavor is plain to slightly better than plain adjunct. But hey, it's from Kenya and its got a friggin elephant on the label (extra 1/2 point in the drinkability column for hippnes). Bia Yangu Nehi Yangu (Kenyan for : try it once if you like to try a large number of beers because it is ok, but nothing unusual or extraordinary).

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2005 04:23:22 | More by scaliasux
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Amalak

New York

2.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had a bottle of this at Stout, which is right by MSG in NYC. I figured when else am I going to get to try out a Kenyan beer? This wasn't too bad. Quite malty and somewhat sour.

It was a dull yellow in color with a thick foamy head and average lace. Malt scent to it. Very dry taste to it. Not bad at all, but doesn't really do anything for me, either.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2009 02:18:52 | More by Amalak
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1000lbgrizzly

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Clear golden, very little head even with a roughish pour, and no retention. Almost fascinatingly little foam (read: none) after a very short while. Lazy bubbles.

S: Mild barley. Nothing else.

T: Barley, malt, other cheap grains. Has a lingering aftertaste, not sure if that is a good thing or not.

M: Light body and carbonation should equal refreshing, but that aftertaste cancels it out.

O: An expensive PBR. I have a fond memory of this beer from college, but upon a real reflection of it I realize that it just isn't that great of a brew. I think I'll pass on it next time I see one and leave that memory (mostly) untarnished.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 06:57:57 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
Tusker Premium Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
70 out of 100 based on 529 ratings.