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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: 2346   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16/5   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.


Senap's rating

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Senap (606) - Uppsala, - DEC 31, 2013
Ganska fruktig och inte lika mesig som förvänta. Helt ok i klassen, trots att det är en blaskig produkt.


2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nonshaugen (418) - Fetsund, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2016
33 cl bottle. Crystal clear, thick white head, nice rolling carbonation. Not much aroma to the nose. Mouthfeel is fizzy, dry and sticky. Taste is sharp, with some citrus, orange and caramel notes at the end. Not a bad beer at all.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nische (1834) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours clear golden with creamy white head. Mellow and easy to drink. Very light citrus, grain, hay, a bit of cardboard. Good for a pale lager. Clean.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
mice (781) - FINLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Vaalean kullankeltainen kirkas olut kohtalaisen kivalla, pitsiä jättävällä valkoisella vaahdolla. Tuoksu lagereille tyypillisesti varsin tunkkainen ja mitäänsanomaton. Maku on todella vetinen ja laimea, pienellä maltaan maulla ja katkeruudella. Suutuntuma hiilihappoinen ja raikas, mutta vetinen ja ohut. Kylmänä menee laimean vichyn korvikkeena ja varmaan toimii Jamaikalla, mutta ei täällä. Kivasta pullosta plussaa.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajorgejr (2) - - JUL 26, 2016 does not count
Cerveja clara, leve, pouco encorpada. Fácil de ingerir. Pouquíssimo amargor. Nota 5

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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Karstenborg (754) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2016
Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is corn, grain and citrus. Taste is sugar, lime and corn.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
LLaurin (282) - Motala, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2016
Well not my kind of beer. Sweetish with some bready notes but lack of inspiration. This could, if served extremely cold, be enjoyable when the alternative is even worse. Lawnmowing maybe.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bolian (161) - - JUL 20, 2016
Pours bright golden, white foam good retention. Nose is vague some straw and faint yeast. Taste is vague too l, faint malt and straw. Medium carbonation.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Steven_B (114) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Just a really bad beer overall. Pours yellow with an average frothy lager head. Aroma is metallic and generally off putting. Forced it down and tried not to think about it or taste it. Lucky to get an overall 1 in my rating.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Art (3070) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Drank a lot of this at a friend’s wedding in Jamaica. Clear light Amber color with a white head. Aromas of corn and some grape sweetness. This is really the lesser of two evils with the light version right next to it. Good cold. Bad warm.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Huhzubendah (3432) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Grilling out with friends. Transparent, pale golden body teeming with effervescence. An inch of soapy, bone white head rests at the apex. Aromas of miscellaneous grains, adjuncts. Clean and refreshing. Light and simple. A good backyard, summer day kind of lager.


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