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


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RATINGS: 2331   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
First brewed in 1938.
It is a light alcohol drink with not too strong bitterness but rather soft taste; therefore, it’s easy to drink it up.
Brewed for the UK market by Charles Wells since 1976.
Brewed for US market at City Brewery’s Latrobe plant since 2012.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
BigBastard (668) - L.A., California, USA - MAR 16, 2004
They don't really drink this in Jamaica do they? Skunky, watery and metalic taste. Maybe it's better lounging on the beach, but it wasn't for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drinker101 (54) - East Ridge, Tennessee, USA - MAR 15, 2004
Weak aroma. Not very good dark look. Taste is alright first jamacian beer I've ever had. Not a bad beer not really worth the money you spend for it though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redrum (5) - forest city, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2004 does not count
this beer is hard to rate it is jamaica in a bottle but this is also america. if you have the extra money and wanna try something new this is worth the buy.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
fiulijn (18101) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2004
Blond color; no head. Paper-like, evident corn, poor. A useless beer.<font></font>

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2004
Rating #405
I probably drank about 10 bottles of the Rasta urine over the course of last weekend. After every swig I took I remember thinking to myself, “what a shitty ass lager, or whatever the hell it’s supposed to be……. Rastafarian wizz?"
Anyway, I figured that I may as well give this pisser a rate just for the purpose of burning some time at work today.
Crystal clear light golden body, very short lived white fizzy head, light aroma if any at all, of sugar water and a nip of lemon zest. The malt was week and the hops were almost nonexistent…. A little bit of white bread likeness. If the Red Stripe hand not been $10 for a bucket of 6 beers, there was not a chance I would have picked it off the menu.
This beer SUCKS harder than a Hoover Wind Tunnel!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
TC2642 (265) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2004
Not the best larger out there but I would imagine that it is enjoyable when lying on some beach in Jamaica. Bit watery and light. Not much more to say really.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
YnotABeer (96) - Missouri, USA - MAR 1, 2004
yeah, I guess the bottle is the best part. A little bland, weak and light; but it's just a session lager. Still seems better than an american or mexican beer while in a warm climate though.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
firemedic713 (169) - Palm Bay, Florida, USA - FEB 29, 2004
Clear, light yellow color. Weak malty aroma and flavor. Only saving grace might be cool it'sbottle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DerBiermeister (586) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - FEB 29, 2004
The metallic tinge was for me a turn off. It looks and smells good (it smells of dough or yeast), but the flavour and palate are lacking - causing me not to like it.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
JK (5592) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 28, 2004
Looks like Heineken, tastes like Heineken. A very smooth lager, but little to enjoy.

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