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.

gregwilsonstl's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1569) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Dark black. Smells like candy. Very sweet....tastes under-fermented. It’s too sweet for me, but doesn’t suck,. A lot of vanilla aroma. Would be good with ice cream.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
d07c0m (126) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2015
Dark and viscous. Smells like dark choc and coffee. Not quite as sweet and weirdly dry in comparison to other Foreign stouts. LCBO used to have sixpacks of this at a decent price.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (2265) - NORWAY - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle shared with JMD at HNB 01.11.15. Ebony. Brown head and lacing. Dark berries and molasse in aroma and taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen1 (3926) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2015
Flaske fra lokal grønnsakhandler på Muswell Hill, delt med Ovesen: brunsvart med tett lysebrunt skum. Søtlig aroma av mørke bær og molasse. Smaken likeså, det er lett å kjenne at de har vært rundhåndet med bruken av sirup og sukker. Humlen prøver (forgjeves) å holde sødmen i sjakk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
spacecube (1483) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2015
330ml bottle, pours cola brown black, small bubbly head. Sweet caramel malts, drinking chocolate powder, cherries and dark fruits. Medium bodied with an oily texture. Very sweet with little hop bitterness, sticky sweet aftertaste. Basic flavours but drinks OK if a bit sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Frothmeister (661) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 11, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2015 300ml bottle. Pours black with a one finger head of clumsy tan bubbles. On the nose, alcohol, raisin, light cocoa, and light grape juice notes. If you blindfolded me and told me to guess what style this was from smell, I would guess something in the bock family. Taste wise, thin and sweet with coffee and more concorde grape notes that lead into light ash, sweet coffee, dried fruit, and very light bitterness in the finish. Not much about this screams "stout". It’s like a stout designed for cola lovers, right from the cloying taste to the stumbling carbonation. Very disappointing stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
crazy_cat_lady (275) - - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle at beerbistro. Sweet chocolate, raisin and plum aromas. Very smooth mouth feel. Pitch black with grey-white head. Lighter than I thought it would be based on the aroma. Quite nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (829) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. this pitch black brew has almost zero carbonation and has a tan to brown head. Dragon Stout has an excellent semi sweet coffee flavor and goes down extremely smooth. I would love to have another one!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2579) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle from Sheffield [300515] BBE 21/11/14
Black, ruby edges, huge tan head
Aroma - Light nose, dark sugars, no roast
Taste of bery soft roast, dark sweet malts, soft dark caramel, simple flavours, no complexity, easy flavours
Palate - Soft carb, medium body but bit thin for abv, quite silky, sweet palate. Alcohol is so well hidden. Finish as main flavour, dark sweet malt linger
Overall - Got for a quid retrieved from a bargain bin. Very easy going for the abv. The whole is better than the individual parts (aroma, taste, palate etc.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClubGonzo (4903) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown body with a medium creamy light beige head. Nose is burnt toast, caramel, champagne yeast and hints of alcohol and muscovado sugar. Taste is caramel, toffee, mild coffee, vanilla fudge and hints of muscovado sugars and alcohol. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. A bit sweet and slightly alcoholic for its strength, but by far the worst stout I’ve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2015
From my backlogg: Sample at GBBF 2014. Black beer with an brown head. Malty dark chocolate a bit sourish aroma. Malty vanilla chocolate flavour.

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