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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2245   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, itís easy to drink it up.
Brewed for the UK market by Charles Wells since 1976.
Brewed for US market at City Breweryís Latrobe plant since 2012.

jmagnus87's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jmagnus87 (2888) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2012
11.2oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear pale gold with almost no head. Aroma is slightly skunky with some grains but also something floral and a little citrus. Taste is light bitter. Grains and herbal hops dominate with a little skunk. Medium bodied with a slick texture. Lively carbonation and a longer than average finish. Overall, not bad. Nothing super special here, but D&G does make some other really good stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RRistow12 (388) - 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

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Alexi91 (137) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Pint Glass. Supplier: Pitcher & Piano (Bristol). Tangy sweetness with high carbonation.

   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
Itís a decent beer. You should probably save this one for when you go to Jamaica, itís 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 itís an average beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
samsmith33 (523) - - MAY 7, 2015
Red Stripe. Itís 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
aumentm (400) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lindyhop (2) - - MAY 6, 2015 does not count
Dis is cool mon, mi luv yuh! Haha, one of the best beers if u are feeling that summervibe. Cheerrios

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aggiebob (179) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle poured into a shaker glass. Appearance is clear straw yellow with a white head and strong carbonation. The malt aroma is corn and caramel. The taste is light and sweet. The body is light with a thin mouth feel.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Eurlager (28) - New York, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Horrible, foul tasting beer. You can buy better beer, for less. please, stay away from this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kjelle72 (15) - SWEDEN - APR 29, 2015
One of my fav beers in the summer. Perfect to drink on the balcony or on the beach!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Sim81 (11) - - APR 19, 2015
From a can. An odd one for me this one. It has a strange, cheapish cider taste to it. That would put me off buying it again. On the plus side, itís not too watery and I can see how it could be refreshing on a warm day. Overall, very standard other than the strange taste.

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