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


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RATINGS: 697   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Ingredients: Black malt; corn syrup; caramel malt; and hop extract. Priming sugar used when bottling.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (637) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
Aroma: Malty aroma and some hints of fruit.....overall the aroma is pretty subtle Taste: very fruity flavor with some roasty / hoppy finish. Some alcohol bite on finish aswell. Appearance: very dark ambe rwith thick lace head with very good retention.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike_77 (3037) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2013
Black with quick fading head. Aroma and flavour are very sweet. Lots of sugar in this one. Far too sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4437) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2013
Appearance: Almost black color with some ruby notes with a nice tan head.
Aroma: Sweet dark malty and a bit fruity.
Palate: Medium + body. A bit sweet with a mild bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Sweet dark malty, mild coffee and a bit fruity.
Overall impression: Decent stout. Although a bit to sweet.
Personal stats: Bottle from a local grocery store in London, England.

   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3216) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (564) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OwainTurner (313) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scopey (6711) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tompete (208) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
taylorderek (25) - - OCT 17, 2013
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.

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