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

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71
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719 Ratings
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Tusker Finest Quality LagerTusker Finest Quality Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct 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
Ratings:
719
Reviews:
375
Avg:
3.01
pDev:
19.27%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
73
For Trade:
0
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Photo of q33jeff
2.06/5  rDev -31.6%
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 -0.3%
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%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jotora
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HardyA
3.3/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MDDMD
2.68/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bpkrippner
3.26/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MattMorin
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Boo-urns
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jj2338
3.35/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dwagner003
3.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Kplummer82
2.48/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Cotton_27
2.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mscudder
2.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CBrodbeck
2.42/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JBudraux
4.03/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
2/5  rDev -33.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of FrancisM12
3.58/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beertraveler08
3.78/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JordanlikesAles
2.68/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Beginner2
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Listed in the "1001."

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Photo of LAp
3.27/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

500mL can poured into a table glass. Pours a crystal clear light straw, forming a 1 finger foamy white head, which recedes gradually to leave minimal lacing. Nose is clean lightly roasted malts. The palate is less saccharine than the malt-dominated lagers of the US, and reflects a more European sensibility in its malting than that found in the Americas (both North and South - e.g. Salva Vida). Mouthfeel is relatively smooth, light-medium in body, and crisp without being overly watery. Overall, far more inoffensive than anticipated. There's a certain nostalgia here for Austrian lagers that biases this review, but the beer is undeniably drinkable, and well rounded. The fuller, more savory predilections of the beer are nicely reminiscent of an older lager tradition from the other side of the Atlantic.

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Photo of Uconnelmo
3.12/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Greasy
3.23/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Tusker Finest Quality Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
3.01 out of 5 based on 719 ratings.
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