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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: 2270   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foyle (322) - Wyoming, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle in pilsner glass. Appearance: 1" sudsy white head drops quickly with some nice lacing. Color is clear pale straw with abundant streaming carbonation. Aroma: corn sweetness and lightly toasted barley. Mouthfeel: light and crisp with a pleasant dry finish. Flavor: pleasant combination of barley sweetness with some corn and a mild hop in the finish. Overall: easy drinking and enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeffbigD (115) - - JUN 6, 2015
Pours clear with minimum head. Light hops with nice grain notes. A nice lager.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AleRider78 (176) - - JUN 6, 2015
I like the old school type stubby bottle (smaller actually). Did not get a decent size head from this one. Pretty much evaporated a minute later. Good lacing and average carbonation. Light golden appearance. Lots of grainy type aromas , wheats, barely noticeable malts. Ok mouthfeel. Flavours are pretty much same as aromas, grains/wheats, hops seem distant, a bit of sweetness on the palate. Just another average beer, still good enough for a repeat.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Frode (383) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle 33 cl.
Pale golden, white head. Sweet malty hay, fruit and corn.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BBB63 (6444) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Pint bottle and drank straight out of it: This is not too shabby and I even detect a brief shining moment of hops, not a lot of adjunct notes either. I am enjoying this much more that I did last summer. Time for some Reggae, Ska, and Oi!

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RRistow12 (437) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours a pale clear yellow with white head. Aroma is sweet and grainy/breads. A little caramel. Taste is essentially zero bitterness and moderate sweetness. Taste is mild and mostly for drinking on hot days. Some grainy and medicinal flavor with a little caramel. Better than some macros but not by much. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Alexi91 (142) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Pint Glass. Supplier: Pitcher & Piano (Bristol). Tangy sweetness with high carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FrankluvsBeer (6) - Livingston, New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2015 does not count
It’s a decent beer. You should probably save this one for when you go to Jamaica, it’s probably cheaper there. Not worth the money for what I paid for it in the US. No aroma, looks good, the taste is above average, overall it’s an average beer.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
samsmith33 (575) - - MAY 7, 2015
Red Stripe. It’s beer, Mon. Always reminds me of vacation and Jamaica, and relaxation. While nothing special taste or texture wise, it is a crisp light lager/pilsner that Never disappoints.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
aumentm (439) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Nothing special but when youre in the carribean it hits the spot. Light beer with light look to it.


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