Fosters Light Ice | Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
Australia | website

Style: Low Alcohol Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by DaveFL1976 on 02-24-2006

BEER STATS
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
10
Avg:
2.13
pDev:
31.92%
 
 
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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 10
Photo of Andrewharemza
2.49/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

It's not the best light beer. I get a corn grainy taste with no bitterness very water but that's expected from a light lager. If you want a light beer it's worth a go.

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Photo of SmashPants
2.08/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

Format: a clear 375mL stubby with an ordinary macro label. Looks like a bottle of Pine-O-Clean.

Appearance: looks mid-amber with a massive white head that dissipates instantly. Concerning.

Aroma: nothing there, really. Just some light corn and cereal grain.

Taste: doesn't really taste of anything other than an unfortunate metallic fug.

Aftertaste: nothing on the finish either.

Mouth feel: light in feel without being too thin, and with decent carbonation. It is a thirst quencher.

Overall: definitely not the best light beer I have ever had, though it is one of the lowest ABV beers I have had. Very little flavour, but I guess if you just want to quench your thirst in the Aussie heat and still be able to drive home, it's okay for AU$35 a case. Or you could just drink juice. I would.

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Photo of resistivity
3.49/5  rDev +63.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Good old fosters. Although it isn't the most alcoholic beer in the world, it is a good thirst quencher and tastes good. If you are looking to get pissed, look elsewhere. You can drink these all day and they do nothing to you and you can barely get tipsy. Nine of them in 3 hours barely did anything to me, but was great anyway.

All in all a reasonable beer that is better than a D

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Photo of jarmby1711
1.75/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Medium to dark gold in colour that is translucent to the point of shiningwhich is a look that I find disquieting.
A sudsy head quickly disappears There is a small level of carbonation.
It has the ubiquitous CUB metallic smell
The taste is corn malt undertones and corn malt overtoneswith a tasteless bitterness.
The minimal visual carbonation belies that felt in the mouth.It is very carbonated and reasonably bitter so that I imagine it may have some refreshing qualities.
I shudder to think thta people buy this beer and drinkit in quantity and presumably voluntarily.
It is crap and I would be embarrassed if I brew it

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Photo of Kulrak
1.95/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Pours kind of a 'dim' golden color. Not really dark gold, but not light or medium either. With a thin layer of chunky foam on the top. Not really all that appealing. I can't smell a damn thing from this beer. Usually there's some smell. Let me check, yep, my nose still works. This beer just has no aroma whatsoever. And hey, the flavor matches! It has just enough flavor at the start to make you think it'll have some flavor, then it just disappears. So far, so... mediocre. The mouthfeel isn't very good either, but at least it exists. It's watery with a tiny bit of carbonation. All in all, it's a very flavorless beer, and pretty much what I've come to expect from macro breweries. Though, this is particularly flavorless. Good job, Fosters!

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Photo of DaveFL1976
1.74/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

So my father-in-law is visiting from the US, and he went out to pick up a 6-pack of beer. Recognising the 'Fosters' brand, and being a Coors Light drinker back home, he grabbed a 6-pack of the lovely Fosters Light Ice.

This 'beer' comes in a blue can that lets you know it uses "Extra high gravity brewing with chill filtering." It also has a "crisp taste" offers "extreme refreshment." What more could you want?!

I poured a bit into a glass for myself to see how awful it really was. I wasn't disappointed. It's truely awful. It actually looks nice enough, with a darker body than most CUB beers and a decent fluffy white head. It goes downhill from there.
Corn Syrupy sweet smell, no hops - except for those metallic-tasting hop extract thing -. Heavy, again syrupy, mouthfeel. Sickly sweet taste and not very beer like at all. This is a beer to be missed!

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Fosters Light Ice from Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
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