Brewed by Desnoes and Geddes (Diageo PLC)
Style: Pale Lager
Kingston, Jamaica


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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.91   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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Red Stripe Light is D&G’s alternative to the original. It has a smoother taste, and besides having a lower alcohol content, it is also ’less’ of a beer as it comes in 10.5 oz. bottles.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jjuf1853 (1234) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Bottle. A watery, scaled down version of the original. The flavor has some sweet malt and grain notes to it, but overall it is quite forgettable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
daknole (9044) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 2, 2010
Almost a water clear color with a white head. Flavor and aroma are very watery and grainy with corn notes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Drake (8214) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 29, 2010
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market, Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear golden color with a thin fizzy white head that dissipates quickly. The aroma is grass and grain with not much character beyond that. The taste is grainy with metallic notes and a bit of a sweet finish. Thin bodied. 5/19/10

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 29, 2010
This was horrible, it was just water with a little bit of piss in it for coloring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skyview (5172) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUN 26, 2010
Sampled at Cellar’s Wine & Spirits in Shorewood, MN. Pours a clear light straw colored brew with a fast dissolving white head that leaves behind a trace of ring. Aroma of corn/rice adjunct, sugar, a hint of citrus and farm hay. Taste is light bodied, a touch sweet malt and sugar. Finish is a thin bitterness and then a sweetened light beer aftertaste. Definitely a light Mexican Lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Radek Kliber (6386) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 23, 2010
Bottle 355ml
Aroma : sweet grainy aroma with cereal light mineral follow up with touch of raw wort.
Appearance: pale straw golden , clear with medium light white head.3-
Flavour and Palate: lighter in body but with decent malt up front. Secondary and finish were thin wand watery. Slight grainy malty top. Not that bad.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
beernovice39 (3120) - Montana, USA - JUN 19, 2010
Smoother taste they say? I wanted to say something witty about this "beer" like watered down water etc. but its worse. Clear gold pour with white head. Musty scent. OLD cereal and metal taste, BAD

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
llcooldave (1076) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2010
What can you say? It’s a bit skunky. I’m typing words to fill up space till the red box goes away...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Fratto (2616) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2010
Brown Stubby from the Fort Worth Central Market. Yellow pour with a small white head. Not a lot to say. It’s smells and looks like Red Stripe. It’s a little skunky, sweet, and grainy. I still like the ad campaign.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cavie (3785) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2010
Bottle from Central Market courtesy of Fratto. Clear light yellow color. Aroma of dirty corn and grain. Nothing past that. Taste is weak grain. Flavor of meh and lightness. Hooray what? Not beer.

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