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

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BA SCORE
70
okay

548 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 548
Reviews: 338
rAvg: 3
pDev: 20.33%
Wants: 8
Gots: 16 | 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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Drew966

Florida

3/5  rDev 0%

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.

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%

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

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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thufflife

Missouri

3/5  rDev 0%

08-12-2014 14:43:54 | More by thufflife
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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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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev 0%

08-13-2014 15:42:13 | More by WoostaBia
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Johnct

Connecticut

3/5  rDev 0%

08-07-2014 14:32:47 | More by Johnct
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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%

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

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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tatterdash

Ontario (Canada)

3.03/5  rDev +1%

Poured a pale yellow with a white head that laced well. Smell had a lot of cooked vegetable smell, and a bit of hops. Taste wasn't too bad, not overly carbonated like many Adjunct Lagers. Quite a good amount of hops, and good clean finish. Light mouthfeel and was quite drinkable for an Adjunct Lager, but certainly not something I would go out of my way for. Perhaps if I am ever in Kenya, and this is on tap, I'd appreciate it more.

11-08-2004 06:44:19 | More by tatterdash
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wethorseblanket

California

3.03/5  rDev +1%

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.

07-22-2014 05:25:56 | More by wethorseblanket
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Suds

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev +1%

An unbelievably impressive head is the first thing I noticed on this unimpressive beer. The head is tall, thick, and rocky. It’s got serious stability and stickiness, leaving tufts of foam all the way to the bottom of the pilsner glass I drank from. (It’s unfair and probably irrational, I know, but the head was so thick and stable that my first thought was cobalt sulfate.) Other than the appearance, the beer is forgettable. Not much of an aroma….maybe a very faint grassiness. It’s a little watery, but initially somewhat sweet. Crisp, but average finish, and pleasantly drinkable.
Also, I was amused that the bottle had the raised words “beer only”.

11-10-2002 11:28:38 | More by Suds
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jhtipton

Spain

3.03/5  rDev +1%

Poured into a standard water glass in Djibouti. Nice golden straw appearance, clear, and provided some head and mild lacing. Nice skunky aroma like some European or German lagers. Actually flavour was better than expected. Some breadiness, some mild bitterness, and some mild metallic taste. Mouth feel is light to medium bodied, refreshing on a hot summer afternoon in East Africa. Overall a very average lager but would drink again if the situation arises.

06-26-2011 19:08:38 | More by jhtipton
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.03/5  rDev +1%

12oz bottle poured into a lager glass.

A: Dull golden straw color. No real head to speak of, it doesn't stick around. Tiny dots of lacing.

S: Dusty sort of grainy scent. Vague light fruits. Pithy, lemony hops. Hay and grass.

T: Earthy, dusty grain. Odd pervasive sweetness. Grape leaf and vague fruitiness. Grass and hay. Clean. Drying grainy finish.

M: Light bodied. Some malty firmness. Moderate carbonation.

O: I can see how this would be refreshing in its native climate, but then again I'd probably chug any beer you put in front of me while the hot African sun was beating down me. A pretty average "Euro" feeling lager in every respect.

12-15-2013 15:56:53 | More by ryan1788a5
Tusker Premium Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
70 out of 100 based on 548 ratings.