Today’s beer is Foster’s Lager.

Sample Bottle Size: 12 fl ounces/ 355 mL

Alcohol: 5.0%

Cap Type: Twist-off

Cost: $1.50 (Bought at grocery store)

Name: Foster’s is named after Ralph and William Foster who found the brewery.

Brief History: Foster’s was founded in 1887 by a couple of brothers who came to Australia from the United States with the goal of creating a successful brewery. However, it took until 1977 for Foster’s lager to become Australia’s highest selling beer. Currently, Foster’s is brewed in eight countries (Australia, Canada, China, Germany, England, Ireland, Spain and Sweden– it is sold in more than 135 nations. Interestingly, Foster’s isn’t a successful in Australia as it is in the other nations which brew the beer.

Now let’s get to the beer!

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Appearance: A transparent gold color. The head was about an inch in height.

Scent/Smell: Slight grass and very light hop, with a slight malt. The end smells somewhat skunky.

Taste: Watered down malt taste, somewhat sweet. Not a strong taste overall.

Mouthfeel: Decent carbonation. Quite smooth going down despite lack of taste.

Drink with (food): White fish, lobster, shrimp, pork, light cheese, lightly spiced food.

Grade: D+

Doesn’t look very appealing, doesn’t taste good. There are cheaper beer if your goal is to get drunk. Pick something else to drink.

Next: Heineken Dark


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