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:
#43,774
Reviews:
377
Ratings:
726
pDev:
19.21%
Bros Score:
3.31
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
74
Trade:
0
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2.81/5  rDev -7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

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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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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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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2/5  rDev -33.8%
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Tusker Finest Quality Lager from East African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)
Beer rating: 3.02 out of 5 with 726 ratings
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