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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: 2091   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.
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The US market version is brewed at City Brewery’s Latrobe plant since 2012.


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1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
edgallow (1653) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 14, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2012 Ok I had wanted to try this for a long time, well now I wish I had not. Not much taste.


1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
damzz (235) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 13, 2014
Frankly, I was incredibly disappointed when I discovered this beer was brewed in the US. Been to Jamaica, hadn’t tried the beer. Now sorry I didn’t. Anyway - the bitterness lasts in to the aftertaste but it is not strong. Pours a clear yellow, white head that leaves lacing. Nose is non-existent except on your breath.The honesty on the can is "Jamaican Style Lager." I should have read it. This reminds me of when Miller brewed Lowenbrau. It was awful. Brewing a German Pilsner in the USA. Yeah, right. Back a while when I was in Puerto Rico, I had the entire tourist bus looking for Lowenbrau because PR still had the Munich brewed. Why anyone thinks they can improve the original beer escapes me. Enjoy and thank God for beer! Praise His Holy Name!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bif (1294) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a straw color with a moderate head and spots of lacing. Aroma of malt sweetness and grain. Taste of mild malt sweetness and grain. Light bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Light body but pretty bland. Typical lager, that goes best with a tropical climate.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrownALEx (245) - Portland, Michigan, USA - APR 6, 2014
Um, I don’t know why I rate these kind of beers. They are not that good and everybody knows it. Oh well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BoltonDK (521) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 6, 2014
Bottle at Holmen. Malty nose, sweet. Medium body, malty, metalic aftertaste. :) Bolton Brew.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
freretoc (438) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 5, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 25cl, couleur blonde et mousse basique, une bière de soif bien faites, mais pas non plus incroyable malgré sa légère et agréable aciditet amertume

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
MattiasA (612) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2014
Backlog. Tried it bottled. Just your standard mass-produced lager. Nothing to get excited about.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Grumbo (493) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle at Turtle Bay, Bristol. Pours out a very pale gold, with a decent sized white head. Aroma of malt and straw. Medium sweet, light body, average carbonation. Fair.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
weark (210) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle from Au Grain D’Orge - Clear golden color, with small white head - Aroma is malty, honig with hints of weird things at the end - same for flavor - light body, crisp, no or very light bitterness, crisp malty finish

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slothells (2) - - MAR 25, 2014 does not count
A very delightful beer, always has a great head and is rather light. Very distinctive in taste and smell, most enjoyable from a can (in my opinion) chilled, not too cold.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Marcius (142) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Appearance with pale golden color and small head. Aroma is very weak. Taste also very light and refreshing. Beer for a hot day!


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