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Brewed by Razz Breweries Jamaica Ltd
Style: Foreign Stout
Kingston, Jamaica

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badgerben (4385) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2010
Just near black color with a falling medium head. Strong rum and molasses aroma. Fairly acrid, burnt malt taste. Light rum. Taste kind of like it was aged in a heavily charred barrel. Hints of sweetness.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LinusStick (2814) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2010
A decent foreign stout. Aroma was very weak. Ginger ale and sugar which threw me off. Pour was a flat dark black with a few rising bubbles and just a few tan bubbles for a head. Taste was actually decent. Coffee, bitter roasted malt and just a hint of chocolate on the top of the mouth that comes out fuller as it warms. The carbonation is decent and the sweet chocolaty aftertaste brings this beer up from below average to slightly above average. Not bad!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SrSilligoose (3220) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 26, 2010
first thing you notice is the rum, definitely. then some anise and coconut. a bit of grainy chocolate. weird unique beer. rum transforms into more of a molasses as it warms, which is nice since the rum had a grain alcohol essense to it that was a little off puting. neat to try, but wouldn’t care to drink more than few ounces of this.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 21, 2010
Big City Brewing Company, Kingston, Jamaica--Jamaica Stout--Proudly Brewed In Jamaica--2010 12 oz. Bottle. 7.60% ABV. 10 IBU’s? (3.0 / 5.0) Sediment hint. Thin lacy tan head. Opaque dark black color. Fruity black cherry toffee toasted mild hop front. Mild sweet dark fruit chocolate hint mild citrus body. Mild hop EtOH hint lingering toffee fig end. Too fruity for me smooth Stout. Sampled 8/21/2010. 6-Pack $13.99.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
caralkaline87 (435) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 29, 2010
Pours near black with a small brown head (i.e. normal stout pour). Nose is interesting; there are hints of what smells like rum (or, more appropriately, molasses) and a bit of breadiness, along with a milk chocolate smell. The flavor is a quick, full burst of dark chocolate and coffee and quite good and rich....but suddenly it fades to a sharp and oily metallic taste. Finish is slightly metallic and bitter. It goes from good to nasty in a hurry. Too bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Has a belgiany stout nose...some brine, some salted nuts, belgian stout yeast, salt, peanuts..hmmm...dark brown beer, tan head. Flavors are fairly nutty, brittle like...a touch salty..interesting for sure but needs a little more sweetness to bring out those interesting attributes. Somewhat acidic palate kind of engulfs the carbonation but it works.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3177) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 2, 2010
12 oz twist off bottle purchased at the Beer Authority in Lake City (Seattle) Washington. Poured into my Ename Chalice. Pour is hazed black with a smallish tan head that lasts on the surface. Aroma is mild licorice and even milder roast coffee. Clean, but subdued, nose. Taste picks up a bit, again mixing the licorice and roasted coffee and malt, along with a cane sugar finish. Palate is medium bodied, soft active carbonation, velvety smooth and easy driniking. More of the cane sugar in the longish finish, but not cloying at all. Not a ton going on here, but nicely smooth. Hides the 7.6 well.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2010
Alcohol,hops and chocolate malt ,in that order,a little sharp in the nose, a little soapiness from something. not unbearable, bitter roasted malt, thin body, a little bitter Hersheys cocoa powder in finish,alcohol just peeking out,has a hint of sweetness 30 seconds after the swallow. Might be ok on a cool Jamaican night

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - MAY 11, 2010
5/11/10. 12oz bottle into a pint glass. The pour is black with reds when held to the light with a fizzy tan head that fades to nothing immediately, no lacing. The aroma is harsh alcohol with some dark fruits lingering in there - it smells almost like a cheap port or old chocolate wine. The taste is immediately metallic followed by sour roasted malts, chocolate, and old raisins. Not very good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SSSteve (3724) - - APR 16, 2010
12oz bottle. black under a medium sized, whipped, brown head. dark chocolate and a hint of red wine in aroma. flavors of dark chocolate, the wine again(not as winey as the Lion Heart if i remember correctly). the rich stout flavor seems to disappear and becomes kind of dry and bitter.


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