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


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RATINGS: 2341   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NJBeerman013 (1054) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2003
A nice lager. A light hoppy character. Pretty much standard for an american beer. Fairly soft on the tongue and finishes smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
winterlager (101) - Orchard Park, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2003
straw in color, nice aroma. Very light in taste. A ginger taste is most present.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - JUL 12, 2003
Good color,small white head lasted nearly as the thought that this might be a great beer.Malty aroma with a mild hop presence.mostly the same in the taste with a mild hop bitterness in the after taste.Nothing special but worth trying.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Silphium (3191) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 8, 2003
What to say...what to say. Well, Red Stripe is certainly more flavorful than most of the macro pack. Kind of a sweet malty feel. A less scrupulous brewer might throw the "bock" label on this one and get away with it in America. Still, there is something metallic or chemical about the flavor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jerkadilly74 (155) - mooresville, Indiana, USA - JUL 7, 2003
The thing I don't like about Red Stripe is the price. Very pricy version of an Am. Standard brewing style. Having said that, I think this beer is very tasty. I can drink several of these at a time. There are better beers for the price though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SecretSquirrel (20) - Sheffield, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2003
Average. Refreshing. Better than Budweiser. That's pretty much it, although it's refreshing enough to be my lager of choice (because of limited other options) at one below-average off-licence.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hansen (8333) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2003
Well, I think it's ok to brew this beer, but why import it to Denmark? I don't get it. The water-tap is almost as good as this beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
caesar (6473) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2003
Below average pilsener. Skunky aroma, straw. Watery taste, hoppy taste. Dry and slightly bitter palate.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
skortila (5154) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2003
dirty unfinished malty smell. Clear golden colour. Pours out quite okay. Head is gone relative fast. taste, hmm. not much taste there. Bit hops perhaps, some dirty malts. Palate is water. Poor Jamaicans, I would start a bobslee team too if I had to drink this everyday.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bowen008 (134) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2003
I didn't like this beer at all and I really wanted to. I will re-rate this one but it seemed like a lot to pay for Miller lite with hops added.

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