I've just started watching Oz and James Drink to Britain. A few weeks ago I watched their "Big Wine Adventure" filmed in the US. I've never watched a television show that's made me want to drink more than theirs, I avoid putting an episode on if there's something important to do!
I noticed their approach to Fosters beer and I'm aware that Fosters represents "Australian Beer" overseas. I don't know when or how this happened because as the drunken duo point out, it's terrible. I'm lead to believe that Fosters, being licensed and brewed overseas, tastes nothing like Fosters made in Australia. Either way it's got unpleasant undertones; an uncle of mine - a great guy - drank so much of it it was eventually the end of him. You've got to be careful.
I can't remember the last time I saw Fosters on tap here in Australia and I'd be surprised if I saw one pop up. The point is if you're from somewhere else and think that getting a pint of Fosters will give you a good Australian experience, think again! I have no idea if they're overseas, but if you see Coopers or Boags, go for that. Quality stuff. I use Coopers Lager goo for my home brew. In fact, i'd better check on it..