Carlton Draught | Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.

Carlton DraughtCarlton Draught
BA SCORE
2.2/5
92 Ratings
Carlton DraughtCarlton Draught
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
Australia
fosters.com.au

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 06-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,018
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
92
pDev:
34.55%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 92 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of benloho
2.05/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Andrewharemza
2.97/5  rDev +35%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

By far one of the best original Draught styles available. Full bodied and full flavoured this draught beer offers mild bitterness and value for your money.

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Photo of life_of_agony
1.99/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BeerEaterAus
2/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Tastes t i n n y

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Photo of Toddschwarzinger
2.53/5  rDev +15%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Dicers
2.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SmashPants
2.52/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Format: standard light brown 375mL bottle with a macro label.

Appearance: a dark golden-amber colour with a fluffy white head that drops away quickly. Pretty disappointing.

Aroma: not very much on the nose, just some corn adjuncts and cheap grain. Okay at best.

Taste: not very much again. The cheap grains are joined by a vegetal note. Not particularly offensive, but quite boring.

Aftertaste: the flavours drop away quite quickly. A pretty basic adjunct lager.

Mouth feel: light in body with a medium to higher carbonation. Reasonable.

Overall: I'm really not sold on Carlton Draught. Even their very funny ads aren't enough to make me realise that their other beer VB is cheaper and much better. Carlton Draught is not worth the AU$46 a case.

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Photo of Andrewziggy
2.38/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

It's ok for what it is

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Photo of deandob
1.96/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of newbeeraday
1/5  rDev -54.5%

Photo of spycow
2/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Stuckey_Stuckey
2/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Rickus
1.75/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of Nick09
4/5  rDev +81.8%

Photo of emincems
2.52/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Sellen
2.25/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of NorCalAussie
2/5  rDev -9.1%

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2.75/5  rDev +25%

Photo of MidwestBA
2/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of schoon
3/5  rDev +36.4%

Photo of BILF
1.25/5  rDev -43.2%

Photo of XsoldoutX
1.5/5  rDev -31.8%

Photo of MylesMac
2.75/5  rDev +25%

Photo of StonedTrippin
2.84/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

this is not a good beer, but it is uncontestably the best of the cheap aussie macros. without a shadow of a doubt, this is the least offensive, most flavorful, most refreshing beer in that genre. it is darker than yellow, more brass than anything, and makes a reasonable head when poured into a chilled glass. smells and tastes malt forward, not sweet or metallic or adjuncty, but like actual fresh barley. its pretty solid really, finishing clean and satisfying any thirst. very well carbonated and not so light as some of the others. I spent many a dollar on cases of this stuff when I lived there, and still enjoy one of these from time to time when I see it around, which is becoming more common. it takes me to a time and place that I really loved, and sometimes you just love a beer for its teleporting powers, not its fundamentals. on those grounds, I love carlton draught.

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Photo of djbx
1.75/5  rDev -20.5%

Carlton Draught from Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.2 out of 5 with 92 ratings
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