Tusker Finest Quality Lager | East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)

Tusker Finest Quality LagerTusker Finest Quality Lager
BA SCORE
3.02/5
726 Ratings
Tusker Finest Quality LagerTusker Finest Quality Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
Kenya
eabl.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Tusker Premium Lager

Added by kbub6f on 06-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,668
Reviews:
377
Ratings:
726
pDev:
19.21%
Bros Score:
3.31
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
74
Trade:
0
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Photo of Rhettroactive
3.03/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jcubz
2.97/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Reidrover
2.11/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

12 oz, single bottle purchsed from Liquor Outlet in Salem OR. $2.39 Clear, bright yellow colour with a white head..that dissapears but leaves lace. Oh aroma! weird like burnt plastic and paper mache . Taste is not so repellent..sweet honey malts and the slightest touch of lemon hops. Mouth feel Ok for style ..thin yet medium carbonation. Not good but happy to try.

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Photo of Sparky44
2.5/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of coopdog1000
3.06/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ControlVolume
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer flavored water, but more in the "easy to drink" sense than "piss water" sense e.g. bud light. Fills a niche

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Photo of mmoriarty
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of desint
2.67/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Nolster
3.19/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ronniebruner
2.81/5  rDev -7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.32/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dharmelink
3.3/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of imbibehour
3.26/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a Libbey style pilsner glass. Bottled May 14th 2016, best before May 14th 2017!

Really nice clean and crystal clear body, with a real good orange to dark yellow body color and faint trickling streams of nice carbonation. Very good sized capped bleach white head, nearly making three fingers. Great staying power too, with a clumpy chunky ring lace and head creamy hanging on. Great looking for a lager.

Aroma bends a bit sweet. Hits slight adjunct corn but slightly paper like malt character. Doesn't get horrificaly sweet though at least, with nothing nearly for hop aroma not even a touch.

Palate unfortunately keeps to simpler things. A sticky slightly pale yeast flavor marked by quite a bit more corn like sweetness. Finishes a little wet with a bit more sugar than anticipated. Some faint hits of light bread that even gets a bit of honey treatment, but gets just a bit too sweet.

I am quite surprised how many of these mass lagers are just so sweet tasting. This is drinkable at least, you could be doing far worse.

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Photo of SkylerShores
3.52/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jodio
3.95/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Rifugium
2.1/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of q33jeff
2.06/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

**
05/31/15
Bottle at Abyssinia restaurant, Philadelphia, waiting to get into Fiume Bar above to try Founders CBS. Not bad. Smoky taste late. Grassy. Hard to evaluate through bottle. So-so.

**

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Photo of Marius
3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle shared at August THT. Pale yellow, thin white head. Grains, corn, low bitterness.

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Photo of shelby415
2.71/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jotora
2.5/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HardyA
3.3/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MDDMD
2.68/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.26/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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