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

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BA SCORE
70
okay

596 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 596
Reviews: 348
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 19.87%
Wants: 13
Gots: 32 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-18-2002

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Photo of BrewChatKen
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Aroma was grainy, biscuit, rice/corn, smells bland and very much like an adjunct lager. There was a very slight earthy hop character and it took on a slight tang as it warmed. It poured a pale golden color with a big white head and it had a body that surprised me, I was expecting water and got something light to medium with a moderate carbonation level. Taste was BORING! That blandness really carried through to the palate. Grainy, biscuit from the malt, subtle earthy hop, but mostly a whole lotta nothin. It's just not a good beer, if this is the style I'm going for I might as well be handed a Bud Light.

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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.48/5  rDev +15.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

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2.76/5  rDev -8.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.05/5  rDev +1%

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3/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

Smooth lager poured from a bottle. No head but minimal lacing. Clean with no after taste.

Photo of Retroman40
2.94/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is just a nice change of pace. Very pale in color and certainly with a hint of adjuncts in both the aroma and taste. The mouthfeel is quite neutral with sufficient carbonation. Overall nothing particularly special but certainly worth a try.

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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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3/5  rDev -0.7%

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2/5  rDev -33.8%

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3/5  rDev -0.7%

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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Oakenshield53
3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

This was good lager. I'd read a book, right on, some sort of Tom Clancy thing you read in an airport, in which the dudes were ordering Tuskers, so when I actually saw a six of it at my local specialty shop, I snapped it up and took it home. (I got some Tuborg once for the same reason, but this is about the Tusker).

Full-bodied, That's what I liked the most - this is not a thin, un-noticeable lager, and sort of like a wine, it has good "nose". It has some heft to it, but not so much that it fails to cut the dust, as a lager should do.

Given a selection of lagers from various areas that included this, I would definitely recommend Tusker as a solid choice.

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3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

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3.8/5  rDev +25.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

Tusker Premium Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
70 out of 100 based on 596 ratings.