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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2209   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2002
Bonus points for the bottle. This stuff tastes better in Jamaica, although I don’t think the locals drink it much. If you are sitting on a beach, this is a much better alternative to the XX’s and Corona’s out there.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SmellGood (339) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - JUL 21, 2002
I have to admit....I like this beer!!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
malbert (105) - odense, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2002
sweet and very refreshing, A summer beer that really goes best with sun, sea and sand.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Wakie (612) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2002
Not a very impressive beer but ok on a hot night. Has a bit of a wheat beer aftertaste that makes it better than the typical American Standard.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teknick99 (2) - Cape Coral, USA - JUL 16, 2002 does not count
this beer reminds me of Heineken but has more of a Hops Flavor I’d prefer Heineken .... no matter It’s a Very refreshing beer on a hot Island Day

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BigSkyman007 (202) - USA - JUL 16, 2002
This beer reminds me a bit of dos equis(although I prefer dos equis to this), goes down pretty nice and smooth, a little more flavor than corona...something I could drink occasionally, but there are better beers for the price.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
karsten (240) - odense, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2002
Very light and quite sweet. But I somehow kind of like this beer. It’s a summer-beer and very refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2002
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2007 Barely better than average, not overwhelmingly drinkable, not particularly tasty. I like the bottles.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - JUL 12, 2002
mild lager, rather cloudy for a standard lager. has a slightly unusual ’wheat beer’ taste for a lager - perhaps it is the adjuncts. could be tolerable in warm weather but not a enjoyable drink

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ClarkVV (3893) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 10, 2002
I detest this beer, my friend and I kept passing the glass to try and make the other finish it. Typical crap lager if you ask me. Pale yellow, too carbonated, bland, fizzy taste, stale hops, sour bite to it. rather have a heineken and i dont like heineken either.


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