Foster's Lager | Foster's Group Limited

Foster's LagerFoster's Lager
BA SCORE
2.53/5
2,045 Ratings
Foster's LagerFoster's Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foster's Group Limited
Australia
fosters.com.au

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 07-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,091
Reviews:
649
Ratings:
2,045
pDev:
24.9%
Bros Score:
2.45
 
 
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Photo of 2D2F
5/5  rDev +97.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

looks like I'm by myself on this one....I love this beer!

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Photo of Courtz679
5/5  rDev +97.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm half Australian and u love this shit. This veer is awesome fuck yeah Aussie Aussie aussie

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Photo of jbf190
4.96/5  rDev +96%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of markallmon
4.75/5  rDev +87.7%

Photo of Hexley
4.7/5  rDev +85.8%

Photo of dav12cnen
4.66/5  rDev +84.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

this is a beer a lager what lager should be if miller and bud where this good i would buy it . im not sure the recipe is the same as always but the folks in texas got it right ive been drinking this beer for more than 20 years i can tell you it has changed over the years the first ones had pull tabs and where from australia then came the canadian ones which wasnt so good now is the texas brew which i love its my go to beer i always buy the 750 ml big cans its the best in those cans taste like lager should a bit bitter yet goes down smooth and taste like beer use too when i remember beer being good most of todays lager is too sweet and has no taste or just too watery . this one is a goodie . as for pour well i drink straight from the can dont care how she pours .i enjoy it and thats a rare find these days in mass market beer. thanks folks in texas for making this fine lager may there be many days in your venture .

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Photo of ktanner99
4.5/5  rDev +77.9%

Photo of davy238
4.5/5  rDev +77.9%

Photo of TammyC2164
4.5/5  rDev +77.9%

Photo of ericdailey
4.5/5  rDev +77.9%

Photo of Gill20151125
4.46/5  rDev +76.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Really nice tasting brew, hate the fact that you can only get them in pints here in the US but love the buttery taste of this beer.

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Photo of beerrat
4.43/5  rDev +75.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cloughtower
4.36/5  rDev +72.3%

Photo of EricLiverpool
4.33/5  rDev +71.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Although it's labeled as an American Adjunct Lager, it's quite different. It has a good hop bite to it that most American Lagers lack, making a very interesting beer. I always liked Foster's for that reason.

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Photo of ThreeEcho7
4.25/5  rDev +68%

Photo of Miami66
4.25/5  rDev +68%

Photo of Wservati
4.25/5  rDev +68%

Photo of bullseyestrat
4.23/5  rDev +67.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I remember Fosters Lager being one of the first beers I've tasted after being 21 back in 2006-7. My first experience I can remember was with the 25.3oz can before a Def Leppard/Styx/REO Speedwagon concert in Manchester in 2007. My older brother and I took a can down each before we walked to the Verizon Wireless Stadium on elm st. Good times.
Looking back I really thought the large can was rather unique and neat. Plus it went down easy. I've gotten back into the bottled Fosters recently and realized what a solid lager it is. When poured it has a nice head to it...not too much nor too little while smelling pleasant. Appearance wise it has more of a caramel color to it..a bit similar to Sam's Boston Lager or Yuengling Amber Lager. Filtered and clear but more brownish than most Pale Lagers and Adjunct Lagers. When sipped or gulped Fosters Lager is smooth with a bit of bite to it. Nothing too offensive though. Feels good in the mouth without much kicking. With that said price wise its rather affordable compared to most imported beers.
Overall I think Fosters Lager is a rather solid beer. Its not quite a beer that will most likely have you saying "wow this is the best beer ever!!". But if you're a beer drinker that doesn't like lighter beers too much I guarantee you won't be pushing it aside.

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Photo of ronniebruner
4.22/5  rDev +66.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

For such a common lager beer, Foster's has a unique taste. This is a good beer. This is the best beer to enjoy while barbequing and smoking a cigar. The color, smell and taste are all as good as a traditional lager can be. Imagine if Budweiser was actually drinkable, and that's what Foster's is!

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Photo of TCP2017
4.22/5  rDev +66.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I'm not saying that Foster's Lager is by any means the best American Adjunct around, but I believe it deserves a lot more credit than it's getting on this page. It is true, most Aussies aren't fans of Foster's. But, more than anything; it's a good brew, for a good price. What's not to love about that?

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Photo of Tepsitola
4.2/5  rDev +66%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Australias classic lager.soft structure and with rounded malted taste.Brewed firtst time in Melbourne 1887 by two brothers from N.Y city. Now it is awailible in 150 contries. Yellow golden colour 4.9% alcohol.Fosters brewing group. Good thirst qenchener.Its well past average!

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Photo of StevenC
4.16/5  rDev +64.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shiloh
4.13/5  rDev +63.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This Fosters Lager that I had on tap was an exellent brew. It came to me with a deep medium golden hue and a mid-full body. It had a thick foamy crown that stuck around, but eventually faded to a large lacy island.
Aroma was crisp and clean and was a very well balanced brew. A joy to drink.

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Photo of aaronm1991
4.07/5  rDev +60.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I like it a lot

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Photo of AfricanPete14
4.06/5  rDev +60.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this beer in a classic can. Pours a golden yellow with an average head that recedes quickly with it sticking to the side of the glass as it goes down. Smells of wheat and malt. The taste is very smooth with a light malt taste with a solid grain finish. Has a good amount of carbonation so that it goes down rather easily. Great beer to chug.

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Beer rating: 2.53 out of 5 with 2,045 ratings
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