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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: 2261   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.


pokey1228's rating

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pokey1228 (10) - USA - JUN 24, 2002
This beer is pretty crisp but there isn’t much flavor. The best part of this beer was that I drank it in a reggae bar.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewMaster0912 (42) - Marysville, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Pours a light yellow color with a very light foamy head and minimal carbonation. Has a light hop smell to it. Has a nice and light smooth taste to it and the palate leaves the mouth a little dry afterwards, not a bad beer.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
overtheline (66) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Pours a light gold with small white cap. Aroma of sweet grain and syrup. Wow! Not much of anything to report. Soft carbonation, practically no taste, small grassy, hay note right at the end. Staggeringly bland.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Geiserich (3677) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle from saveur-biere: Aroma is unpleasant sourly/grainy. Pale yellow color, white head. Flavor is corn, grain, acid. More or less quite ugly.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
JohnCook101 (407) - - JUN 28, 2015
A particularly bad macro lager. Sweeter than most European offerings, and absolutely nothing else to it. Complete rubbish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mauroruellas (240) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 25, 2015
Lager jamaicana apresentou coloração dourada,límpida,espuma formou um creme alto e duradouro;aroma suave de malte e cereais;sabor acompanha o aroma com ligeiro amargor no final;bem refrescante;boa drinkability.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
terefere (273) - Durham, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Pours pale golden, clear, almost no head. Aroma of corn, diacethyl. Taste of corn, caramel, malts, hops.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mjp12 (757) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Generic macro lager, to be drunk quickly, served very cold. Little of interest .

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
trexibmer (33) - - JUN 19, 2015
Red Stripe is a fairly decent thirst quencher. Strangely a vegetal aroma but not in the taste. Taste has some corn sugar or maybe some light molasses notes giving it a somewhat cidery aftertaste in the palate. Probably the best of the few Caribbean lagers out there. Little hops and light malts.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sudomorph (889) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2015
473ml can. Pours a clear, pale yellow with a one finger, whore head. Aroma has sweet grains, traditional spicy/earthy hops, and some adjunct notes. Taste is a balanced bitter. Slightly sweet grains, touch of caramel, mild hop notes, and a short ending. Medium body and carbonation. Clean and refreshing in the mouth. Overall pretty standard. Could be anyone of a hundred lagers out there.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jamaty (1155) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 15, 2015
Muy clara y pálida. Espuma normal 2 dedos. Nada apreciable en el aroma, malteado, vulgar. Lo más destacado en boca es que es muy carbónica. Cuerpo medio, amargor ligero. Refrescante, sin más.


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