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Brewed by Desnoes and Geddes (Diageo PLC)
Style: Foreign Stout
Kingston, Jamaica

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 684   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ingredients: Black malt; corn syrup; caramel malt; and hop extract. Priming sugar used when bottling.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2013
Pours red/brown. A sweet kick at the start with a surprising bitter after taste but it is also quite two toned it tastes artificially sweet and also thin. Not for me

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3069) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 30, 2013
Medium beige head dark pour medium strong carbonation aromas liquorice dark chocolate spicy like the flavours sweet malt rich chocolate liquorice anise note berries the corn syrup very good pleasing rich taste this stout the finish sweet malt spicy to tangy like taste very good on palate a sweet tasting stout goes down well

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (425) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 26, 2013
Bière noire avec un col beige mousseux. Nez de malt grillée légèrement chocolat. En bouche c’est une stout assez ordinaire, malt grillé,chocolat. Bière assez sec, pas une mauvaise bière mais rien de nouveau.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OwainTurner (286) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle from supermarket. Very nice indeed. A little weak on the aroma but taste is well balanced if a little sweet.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scopey (5557) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. It pours black with a small beige head. The nose is sweet, molasses, sugar, soft roast, toast and some soy sauce. The taste is sweet roast, treacle, molasses, caramel, toasty, cardboard, alcohol, umami character and cheap plain chocolate with a boozy finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Far from elegant. No real depth of flavour. So-so.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tompete (198) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2013
300ml bottle. Pours an opaque dark brown with reddish edges. Head is fast disappearing and light brown. Aroma of cheap sugar and malt. Flavour is sweet with caramel and roast. Finish is slightly astringent with dark grains and a hint of alcohol.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
taylorderek (9) - - OCT 17, 2013 does not count
Poured chilled into dimpled tankard. Nice coffee-stain coloured head with a body so dark you can’t see through it in direct light. Heavy malt feel to the beer with a taste that blends sweet and bitter perfectly. Full body with very little carbonation after the first few sips - goes down smooth.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wyzzywyz22 (1890) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle from local shop nr Crab Hill, Antigua. This brew is almost as synonymous with the Caribbean as rum punch, and the stouts are undeniably the pinnacle of their beer experience. Sweet nose of roasted malt and chocolate.. Quite lively carbonation. Flavour was again sweet wit a little dark fruit. Drinks a little less than the ABV. Some hop lurking in the shadows. Not exactly a world beater but a good get out of jail card that rescued me on more than one occasion when I lived in South London.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
PonderStibbons (8) - - SEP 22, 2013 does not count
Simple stout, caramel notes, was looking for chocolate hints but could not get out any... mildly roasty (too mildly), but overall easy, drinkable stout, not bad at all.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DandyLion (476) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle. Very dark colour- almost cola coloured. Aroma is malty and a bit appley to me. Taste is very sweet indeed, with a little alcohol. It's OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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