Re: I am going Down Under!
Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
Australians loathe Foster's lager, don't they? IIRC, there's absolutely nothing about it that's actually Australian, nor was there ever (the Aussie angle was just a marketing gimmick), and they hate it when tourists come down there expecting to order it.
My experience was that Foster's is their Budwesier. It's relatively cheap and sells a lot, but no one considers it to be "good beer". I remember drinking a lot of Victoria Bitter when I was there.
Remember, I was there a long time ago, so my experience may not be valid now.
That reminds of a joke I heard in Australia:
Q: Why is American Beer like making love in a canoe?
A: Because it's fucking close to water!
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