Brewed by Desnoes and Geddes (Diageo PLC)
Style: Foreign Stout
Kingston, Jamaica


on tap

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RATINGS: 805   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Ingredients: Black malt; corn syrup; caramel malt; and hop extract. Priming sugar used when bottling.

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phfyysik (1604) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 27, 2017
Pours black with medium beige head. Aroma is dust, caramel, hay, old wood, some plums. Taste is dusty, caramel, some sweetness, syrup, light alcohol, strawberry juice, some fruits. Drinkable, but somehow boring beer!

HopsTamer43 (1) - - FEB 24, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2017 Very unique sweet deep taste that’s not heavy. Strong stout for its taste. Tesco sell it on the imported food isle. Good price amazing stout.

WaddlingPlatypus (186) - Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2017
250ml bottle. Dark brown pour with a yellowish-toffee head. Creamy coffee aroma with a touch of roast beef. Watery whiskey flavour, along with acrid roast malts.

SamVimes21 (573) - - DEC 10, 2016
Bottle from a garden centres bar, black with a beige head, dark fruit and prunes taste with a lovely smooth aftertaste will look this 1 up again.

nocheinbier (73) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Deep black colour, creamy beige thin head. Dark fruit aroma. You can definitely taste the alcohol strength in it along with blackcurrants, prunes and a general fruity sweetness. It’s a great stout and well worth seeking out.

kathouse (1942) - LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - NOV 23, 2016
Nice looking black body with a thick light brown foam. Aroma is a mix of sugar, wood, and soy. Flavor is lightly fruity with only hints of chocolate and treacle. Not much to the finish.

MattChiasson (71) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2016
Out of the bottle poured a opaque black with a thin off-white head. I got notes of chocolate, coffee, hazelnut, molasses and cherry. Smelled more sweet than I was expecting. This was confirmed on the palate with notes of sweet roasted malt, chocolate icecream/fudgsicle, and some booze-soaked raisins. Finish was sweet. Body was more thin than I was expecting for the alcohol, perhaps indicative of adjuncts (I see corn syrup listed in the description). Personally, I thought it was ok overall. Wouldn’t drink too many of them, but would make for a nice dessert pairing.

mar (5479) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 13, 2016
Black with a khaki head. Nose is dry roasted malts, chocolate, and light coffee. Sweet chocolate ,rich malts, liquid malts, light alcohol in finish.

dchad56 (607) - - NOV 13, 2016
Bottle - dark, small off white head quickly disappears. Decent chocolate aroma. Ting on tongue and in mouth. Too sweet tasting, not picking up stout qualities. Aroma better than taste.

Saeglopur (2536) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - NOV 1, 2016
284 ml bottle from a supermarket in London, bb 16 Jan 18.
Dark brown body, with a big, dense, creamy, lacing, dark beige head.
Aroma of caramel, coffee, toast, dark fruits.
Tastes of caramel, cheap chocolate, sugar, dark fruits, some coffee.
Medium, creamy mouthfeel, with a moderate carbonation.
Finishes sweet, moderate roasty, with caramel, chocolate, sugar, slight coffee.

OK. Much too sweet for my liking, almost sticky, not too much Stout character. Still not a bad beer, but propably wouldn’t drink this again.

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