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

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BA SCORE
70
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520 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 520
Reviews: 334
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 19.93%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | 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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dasunder

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +8%

07-24-2013 00:25:47 | More by dasunder
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

2.76/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a light straw color. The head is a frothy one finger white shade. Both retention and lacing are surprisingly good, given what it is.

S: Not much of anything here. A touch of non-offensive cereal grains, and maybe some crackery malt to go along with it.

T: Starts with lime notes, and finishes with some cereal grain. This is very simple - to a fault, definitely - yet I can still find a modicum of enjoyment to this. Which is more than I can say about many macro lagers.

M: Really light and crisp, as it should be. Both sweetness and carbonation is high, but not overdone, making this a good hot weather drink.

O: Not very interesting, to be sure, but as far as macro lagers go, this one is actually kind of good. Import prices kill any chance of me buying this again in 'Merica, though.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 18:17:04 | More by ThisWangsChung
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jerefreakinmiah

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-19-2013 05:06:14 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +32.9%

07-16-2013 13:18:54 | More by mrfrancis
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -0.3%

07-12-2013 21:18:40 | More by DenisKolkin
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jzlyo

Iowa

3/5  rDev -0.3%

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

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +8%

06-30-2013 22:30:10 | More by silverking
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alelover

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +8%

06-30-2013 04:15:52 | More by alelover
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anaids

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-29-2013 23:09:05 | More by anaids
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jimbrinkruff

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-29-2013 19:38:33 | More by jimbrinkruff
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Ashlyn

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

06-24-2013 21:49:08 | More by Ashlyn
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beerbtl

California

1.75/5  rDev -41.9%

06-24-2013 01:08:47 | More by beerbtl
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Boone757

Maryland

3/5  rDev -0.3%

06-22-2013 03:01:51 | More by Boone757
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -0.3%

06-15-2013 18:01:11 | More by TheBeeraholic
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williahd

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +8%

06-07-2013 14:20:05 | More by williahd
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soju6

Missouri

2.34/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a pale yellow color with a small head with bits of lacing.

S: Aroma is quite mild with just a bit of corn sweetness and not much else.

T: Taste is quite bland with a bit of malt sweetness. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Light body, just a bit of crispness and no flavor at all.

O: A non-offensive beer that is bland and has no character.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2013 00:47:27 | More by soju6
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SonOfKyuss

Virginia

3/5  rDev -0.3%

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

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

06-01-2013 21:44:07 | More by JackRB
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beernads

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

05-31-2013 05:38:00 | More by beernads
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Olek4374

Alberta (Canada)

2.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I had a sample of this beer at the Edmonton international beerfest having never had an African beer before. Basically, this beer is meant to hydrate - it`s got pretty weak flavour, but what it does have is resembles a good beer - not some garbage adjunct lager. It goes down extremely easy, which I suppose makes it easy to become intoxicated off of, but this beer is pretty expensive for one bottle, so that probably isn`t the most practical use.

The colour is very pale yellow like a light lager would be, but it tastes better than one. It`s not super flavourful, but not unflavourful too - it`s really weird.

I likely wont buy a bottle of this again, but it was basically what I expected would come out of a hot place like Kenya - a refreshing and not intensely flavoured lager, but pleasantly not full of adjuncts. Nice work at making a good adjunct lager - where the adjuncts are not the first thing you notice.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 03:28:02 | More by Olek4374
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magpieken

Australia

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

05-25-2013 15:45:41 | More by magpieken
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MAUEX_MFA

Alaska

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

05-24-2013 21:46:56 | More by MAUEX_MFA
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-24-2013 00:17:49 | More by Slatetank
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johntfox

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +8%

05-21-2013 01:31:41 | More by johntfox
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Cramshawbar

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

05-19-2013 01:31:35 | More by Cramshawbar
Tusker Premium Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
70 out of 100 based on 520 ratings.