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


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RATINGS: 2199   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Nate (3778) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2002
Some hops aroma. Sweetish, adjuncty aroma like most macros. Almost no head. Pale amber - like dark urine. Reminded me in taste of Strohs. Good amount of hops but some off flavors with unpleasant mild bitter after. Maybe I’ll drink it again if I’m in Jamaica.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - AUG 25, 2002
Not bad. It tasted kinda sweet. Other than that the experience was uneventful. I guess I can say that this beer is much better than coors or miller.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Brodie (540) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2002
I can’t believe they this beer is more expensive than Bud. I guess it maybe has a slightly cleaner taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
carlitos99 (184) - The Big Apple, USA - AUG 24, 2002
yah man. i drink these over at cha cha cha in san francisco. taste best cold, and even better when your surrounded by beautiful women.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Aesir (130) - Tustin, California, USA - AUG 23, 2002
Flavor is non existant. Those Jamaican’s need to spend more time brewing beer and less time smokin’ ganja.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
slinkymello (137) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 23, 2002
Seriously, this beer is nothing wonderful or exciting. Typical lager that is quite drinkable in a natti light sort of way, but with a tad more flavoring... and I say a tad more, not a lot more. I hate the advertisments for this beer and you get barely nothing for the quality and pricetag.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Panzuriel (1358) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2002
Pretty weak and flavorless. Basically attempting to be just like an american beer. Just a little more flavor, but the color, texture and appearance are spot on. It’s funny, in college you drank this to be cultured. Little did I know, that it was basically the same old crap only four times more expensive.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - AUG 18, 2002
Bright yellow with a big white head. Suprisingly malty with little hop bitterness.From a stout lovers point of view this is better than your standard standards though it loses points in aroma because of it’s sour smell.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Puss Gutt99 (206) - Oldtown, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2002
i like everything about this brew except the price tag, Mon!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RedEft (155) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - AUG 17, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2004 Cool bottle, very average beer. Refreshing, but not really distinctive at all. Pretty decent for a night out drinking in a college town, I suppose.

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