Americans know that Foster's is "Australian for beer." That's actually not true -- Foster's is a marginal player in the Aussie domestic market, although the Foster's-owned VB brand is very popular. But what I think of as Foster's-like beer -- feeble lagers, "refreshing" but why not just have water -- has typified the Australian domestic beer style. As it has in most other places on this side of the Pacific.
Eleven varieties was all I wanted to carry from the local BWS store, not all that they had in stock. That is a glamo[u]r shot above, so I could include the establishing detail of the Sydney Harbo[u]r Bridge in the background of a view from Milsons Point / Kirribilli. Below is a more workmanlike straight-on shot showing the labels, out the other window and with the beers in different order from above. This time with Lavender Bay in the background. Further analysis soon.
Also to come: updates on the "Hall of Beer Heroes" series from last month.