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

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530 Ratings

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Ratings: 530
Reviews: 337
rAvg: 3
pDev: 20.33%
Wants: 9
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries) visit their website

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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2.34/5  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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3/5  rDev 0%

06-02-2013 13:16:24 | More by SonOfKyuss
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3.75/5  rDev +25%

06-01-2013 21:44:07 | More by JackRB
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2.25/5  rDev -25%

05-31-2013 05:38:00 | More by beernads
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Alberta (Canada)

2.78/5  rDev -7.3%
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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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-25-2013 15:45:41 | More by magpieken
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-24-2013 21:46:56 | More by MAUEX_MFA
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

05-24-2013 00:17:49 | More by Slatetank
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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

05-21-2013 01:31:41 | More by johntfox
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Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-19-2013 01:31:35 | More by Cramshawbar
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2.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pilsner.

A: Transparent, hay colored hue. Pours a 1 finger, bubbly, white head. Rising effervescence. Thick beer ring lacing.

S: Pungent malt. A little peanut, and rubber.

T: Pale malt with a slight synthetic sweetness, and soapiness.

M: Crisp and fairly light. Sticky and washed out.

D: Session lager.

Atmosphere is decent. Light hue, nice head, and thick lacing. Nose is pungent and nutty. Pale and washed out malt with a synthetic sweet/soapy palate. Overall, this is a pretty average quaff.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 02:42:17 | More by bmwats
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

05-16-2013 13:54:05 | More by KStark
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

05-16-2013 13:30:24 | More by RedneckBeerz
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2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

05-14-2013 16:17:25 | More by Evil_Pidde
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1.96/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Clear light gold with a one finger white head with decent retention and lacing. The aroma has cooked corn and is somewhat sour and unpleasant.

The taste has a combination of sweetness from the malt and a bit of the sourness I picked up in the aroma. Doesn't seem to come together very well.

Light bodied with average carbonation. Nothing special here, just a typical Adjunct Lager. I am glad I had a chance to try this. Too bad the beer wasn't better.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 04:29:51 | More by hardy008
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3/5  rDev 0%

05-09-2013 00:26:33 | More by cadaugherty
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3/5  rDev 0%

04-28-2013 21:53:02 | More by dsauter
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1.25/5  rDev -58.3%

04-28-2013 10:35:27 | More by Pecafaced
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2.78/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clear, straw color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of pale malt, rice, hint of hops, and a hint of sorghum. Fits the style of an American Adjunct Lager. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a slight dryness. Tastes of rice, pale malt, hint of hops, and a hint of sorghum. Overall, decent appearance, but otherwise average at best in all other categories.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 13:40:35 | More by Tone
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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +50%

04-21-2013 05:25:09 | More by Lobstertainment
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

04-20-2013 01:01:20 | More by RochefortChris
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United Arab Emirates

3.24/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

a - poured a clear gold with a some carbonation apparent and thick head with some lacing

s - some malt and cereal grains

t - picking up some malt with slight sweetness, more of the cereal and some hop notes

m - slightly oily with a nice aftertaste

o - refreshing enough, middle of the road, but very acceptable and happy to see Kenya producing a decent brew. I can drink it again...

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 13:10:32 | More by beeroclock
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

03-28-2013 09:55:13 | More by bigbeers84
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New York

1/5  rDev -66.7%

03-21-2013 00:32:48 | More by BGsWo22
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

03-11-2013 06:50:31 | More by spycow
Tusker Premium Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
70 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.