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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: 2351   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.


KennethJ17's rating

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KennethJ17 (18) - Bethalto, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2006
This beer tastes good and is easy to drink. Better in Jamaica than in the States. And to top it off, it comes in a cool bottle. A fun beer.


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
commonmac (1042) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle at Newsroom. This place used to be a cool spot. How the mighty have fallen. It’s in the stubby bottle so hard to see the color but assuming it’s a light golden. Smell is the traditional kind of frat party grainy quality. Taste is pretty simple and a standard lager. Plenty of grain but feels like your typical domestic effort. The commercials were outstanding. The beer needs the beach to achieve something close to average. You are very ugly!

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maakun (3883) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2016
Clear golden with white head. Some sweet malts, light grass, a touch of peach and paper. Under medium sweet and bitter. Under medium bodied. Not bad.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cajun (388) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle - Pours pale gold with fizzy head. Hay, light lemon, perfume aroma. Tastes of old skunk water, hay, light toast, watered. Best cold, on a Montego Bay beach.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlazerT (499) - POLAND - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle. Clear, golden with medium, semo-densed, white head. Medicore head retention and lacing. Aroma is mainly malty - hard to distinguish, but maybe some corn. Taste is semi-sweet nothing else. Light body, watery texture, lively carbonation (too much). In general, once again very very average pale lager. Only to drink in Jamaican beach ;)

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Scotty001 (488) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2016
Truly everything that is repulsive about mass produced rubbish for warmer climates. Nasty chemical rubbish. Never again thank you very much.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nonshaugen (433) - 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 (1880) - 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 (801) - 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

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Karstenborg (785) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2016
Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is corn, grain and citrus. Taste is sugar, lime and corn.


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