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

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BA SCORE
70
okay

569 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 569
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 20.27%
Wants: 8
Gots: 23 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

josephwa, Aug 14, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev +9%

RiverCityBeerGuy, Aug 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

afsdan, Aug 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

WoostaBia, Aug 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

thufflife, Aug 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

paulcdc, Aug 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

Stani-man, Aug 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

Wobbly, Aug 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Johnct, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of theinsanefoodie
3.28/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This is a refreshing beer and very much native to Kenya. One can find it everywhere in Kenya and comes darn cheap! 500 ml bottles of the Tusker are sold at US$1. For the price, it's a bargain. Being a Lager it is quite smooth and light. One can definitely swap water for a Tusker, any day!

theinsanefoodie, Aug 06, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

npendres, Aug 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Jerseyislandbeer, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

atpca, Jul 30, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(purchased at Binny's Beverage, Marcey St., CHI - no freshness date - poured into a half pint)

A: pale, faded, corn gold color... relatively clear... good bit of white foam forms on the pour, holding longer than expected, leaving a cap riddled with big bubbles

S: sweetish malt with shades of pancake... not all that different from your average mass-produced lager

T: basic pale lager taste with some interesting nuances... no clear cut indication anywhere whether this is all-malt or not, but it sort of tastes like it could be... corn muffin, shortbread flavors, light toasted notes... no hops, minimal balancing bitterness

M: feels like an all-malt lager, a bit fuller than a rice or corn beer... clean, soft, mellow... no bite

O: pretty decent... wouldn't mind drinking a few of these if it was the only thing around

Bouleboubier, Jul 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Jul 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +49.5%

ordybill, Jul 24, 2014
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3.03/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: Pours from a 12 oz bottle a clear pale yellow with a one-inch thick ivory white which fades to the rim and a thin cap leaving clumpy lace.

N: Barley, malts, grainy, yeast, biscuits, faint lemony citrus.

T: Crisp, slightly skunked corn, malty, earthy and rather bland.

M: Light body and semi-medium carbonation. Semi-dry and clean finish.

O: Just another adjunct lager (JAAL), this time from Africa.

wethorseblanket, Jul 22, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

ToddMopps, Jul 19, 2014
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1/5  rDev -66.8%

StangT5, Jul 19, 2014
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3.29/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - Pours a straw gold with a finger of bubbly head that quickly recedes.

Smell - sweet malts, corn adjuncts, grains, apple.

Taste - Pretty much similar to the aromas. A very standard American adjunct.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation. Finishes dry and and sweet malts linger.

Overall - A simple easy drinking American adjunct. Nothing really stands out here from other American adjuncts. This brew would be good after doing some yardwork.

leaddog, Jul 19, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

blasass, Jul 14, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

lakersfan16, Jul 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

KAF, Jul 09, 2014
Tusker Premium Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
70 out of 100 based on 569 ratings.