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

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BA SCORE
70
okay

527 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 527
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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -25%

08-04-2013 00:20:07 | More by ygtbsm94
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prdrums77

Ohio

3/5  rDev 0%

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

07-31-2013 14:57:19 | More by dgherm
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betterbitter

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-29-2013 17:51:33 | More by betterbitter
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artoolemomo

Oregon

2.7/5  rDev -10%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Appearance- Pours up a good amount of head which really has no retention at all. The head is a pure cotton white while the body is a clear pale straw that appears as a mix of pale straw and weak lemon when held up to the light. A speck or two of lacing.

Nose- Fairly boring, typical AAL aroma. I get sour grain from the glass while the bottle shows some cornflakes, grain, and a hint of sweet malt. Swirling does little to coax anymore scents- most likely because there aren't any.

Taste- Pretty much as boring as the nose and reflective of it as well. Sour grain, cornflakes, cereal, and a hint of sweet malt (maybe even a little bit of white grape). A very slightly bitter finish that has some earthiness, perhaps even a tinge of woodiness. Not as watery as a lot of AALs but pretty much as boring. The most positive aspect of this beer is there aren't really any off flavors.

Mouthfeel- Light bodied with light carbonation. A little bit of a dry finish. It maybe could use a little more carbonation.

Drinkability- Very sessionable but the real question is why would you want to? And at 2.50 a bottle, just go and grab a PBR already.

Overall- Very mediocre to almost poor. We've all had this beer before and it's pretty much the reason why many of us are so obsessive about craft beer- we want a beer that tastes like something. This doesn't. You can pass on it.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 00:03:15 | More by artoolemomo
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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
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

07-25-2013 06:28:58 | More by foxyaardvark27
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dasunder

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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

Maryland

2.76/5  rDev -8%
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 +16.7%

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

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +33.3%

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

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev 0%

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

Iowa

3/5  rDev 0%

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

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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

California

1.75/5  rDev -41.7%

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

Maryland

3/5  rDev 0%

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

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev 0%

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

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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

Missouri

2.34/5  rDev -22%
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%

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

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +25%

06-01-2013 21:44:07 | More by JackRB
Tusker Premium Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
70 out of 100 based on 527 ratings.