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


on tap

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RATINGS: 751   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Ingredients: Black malt; corn syrup; caramel malt; and hop extract. Priming sugar used when bottling.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mariuszek (702) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 14, 2015
Pours dark brown with medium head. Aroma and taste are mainly caramel sweet with a bit of roasty notes. Low bitterness, very drinkable however.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (1107) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - APR 12, 2015
Bottle thanks to LukasMH. Pours black with a small, brown head. Aroma is surprisingly not very roasty. Very malty and sweet, and with some corn. Taste is pretty sweet as well. No roast, no bitterness. More light a strong pilsner of some kind. Oh well. Not particularly bad!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dacrza (689) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - APR 9, 2015
DATE TASTED: April 9, 2015... GLASSWARE: Guinness retro pint... OCCASION: a stout battle--Lion vs. Dragon... APPEARANCE: a jet black body that sees its brown head thin with some tracings and crests of lace... AROMA: some caramel to start, with pungent sugars and bubblegum; malts are dry biscuit; hops are tough to isolate... PALATE: lively, thick as molasses and creamy at the finish--fizzy at the teeth... TASTE: sugary sweet, with some mint leaves, pear and apple, and cola--a thin profile that doesn’t deter its drinker from enjoyment, but does limit the conversation about it; some cherry factors in late... OVERALL: a beer that hides its alcohol content well; the ending flavor suggests a slight astringency; the wee bottles (9.6 fluid ounces) seem quaint but stunted...a loser to the Lion Stout, but little shame in that...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11048) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours opaque black with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt with prunes, dates, figs and molasses. Flavor is dark, rich, and lightly sweet malt, molasses, treacle, dates and figs with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alobar (3208) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Pours cola brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, molasses, and brown sugar. Molasses and brown sugar flavor with some roasted malt. Very sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MunBro (886) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 15, 2015
Dark pour, nice foamy tan head. Strange flavour for a stout. Lots of roasted barley and malt flavours but also a lot of funk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdg (134) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Black color, brown head - intense malt aroma, dark fruits, caramel, simple syrup, some hints of dark chocolate - taste: heavy sweetness - full body, thick and creamy texture, soft carbonation - long sweet fruity finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sibarh (153) - Białystok, POLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Butelka 0,284, alkohol 7,5 %. Kolor - prawie czarny. Piana - beżowa, średnio wysoka, średnio trwała. Zapach - lekka kawa. Smak - średnia kawa, kapka karmelu, średnia słodycz, lekka paloność i goryczka. Niezbyt pełne i esencjonalne. Poprawne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1895) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - FEB 17, 2015
Pours a dark brown color, topped with an average brown colored head. Roasty aroma, notes of fruits and caramel. Sweet and roasted, caramel in the taste as well. Not bad, but nothing special.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
AlutisLt (56) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - FEB 8, 2015
close to stout. alcohol feel very good. aftertaste is bad. but as for Jamaica I think its good...

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