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Foster's Lager | Foster's Group Limited

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2.53/5
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2,055 Ratings
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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

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Added by kbub6f on 07-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,515
Reviews:
650
Ratings:
2,055
pDev:
25.3%
Bros Score:
2.45
 
 
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5/5  rDev +97.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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1.5/5  rDev -40.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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1/5  rDev -60.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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2.27/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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3/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nhdjinn
2.4/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

From oil can
Looks like something yellow you find on the snow
grassy corn with saccharin lingering after taste
some hops but i can tell which type
smells like corn
head disperses after a second
I remember this being better or maybe it just many better choices in micro-brews
feel - watery corn

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2.62/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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4/5  rDev +58.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.67/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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2.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.09/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

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4.02/5  rDev +58.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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1.3/5  rDev -48.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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2.76/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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2.29/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

A clear honey color with a thin head. When i was younger, I always thought this was a great beer. But now it tastes like any other mainstream American lager. It's cheap and easy to drink. $3 for an oil can.

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2.62/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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1.55/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of EMH73
1.96/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a clear yellow with a thin white head that leaves no lacing. Smell is very mild mostly grains and a little bit of skunk. Tastes of sweet corn and grains, really nothing else; no complexity to it at all. Basically flavored water. Light bodied and well carbonated.

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2.82/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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1.06/5  rDev -58.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Poured from the can into a glass. The beer is straw colored and smells funny. I can't quite describe the aroma. Maybe like wet pine needles. The taste is just as bad. Overly sweet. Very syrupy. Mouth feel is watery with a very unpleasant aftertaste. Fosters was originally from England but made popular in Australia. Honestly if you want a decent Aussie brew then I would suggest Coopers.

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Photo of mthomp081
3.5/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of choll
3.5/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got the big can. Hey,it's a big can of beer. So just pop it and enjoy. The thing I remember most is the how to speak Australian ads from years ago. They show a great white shark and then the ad says guppy. Then a can of Fosters and the ad says beer. Fosters. Australian for beer.

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3.01/5  rDev +19%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

One of the better mass market lagers as far as I'm concerned, on par with craft pilsners in appearance and feel, only falls short in taste but is still solid for what it is and it's style.

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3.19/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

(750 ml can, US brewed, JAN0818... poured into a fat wine glass)

review # 1100

L: crystal-clear, pale yellow-brass colored liquid; poured with more than a finger width of loose, sizzly foam, which receded to a spotted, broken cap in under a minute, eventually gone entirely

S: fresh, finely-ground corn meal, corn stalk, vague dry cidery esters, mild cereal graininess... weak overall, but not Natty weak

T: corn tortilla and sand... dry with a delicate husky bitterness... mostly grain-forward, maybe only a faint blond tobacco-like hop flavor lingering in the finish, maybe a little nip of candy sweetness as it goes along... by the end, notably dry with one of the most minimal residual aftertastes in memory

F: not terribly gassy - either a good or bad thing, depending - here, in this glass, it could use a little more gas, as it does have marginally more body than the flavor warrants - kinda just slogs through - tall, narrow glass might be best... would be more of a chore to drink if it didn't leave nearly no mark of it having passed through your face

O: passable, as in 1) it'll do, 2) I'll pass... Bud and Miller has more flavor than this... Foster's lager may be more on par with a Japanese rice lager... it's greatest asset and defining character is its dryness and uncompromising absence of character

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2.43/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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Foster's Lager from Foster's Group Limited
Beer rating: 2.53 out of 5 with 2,055 ratings
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