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

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RATINGS: 796   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ingredients: Black malt; corn syrup; caramel malt; and hop extract. Priming sugar used when bottling.

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3.5
FatTony (188) - Augusta, Georgia, USA - JAN 17, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2015 9.6 ounce bottle- Okay, I have to admit my first thought was a stout? From Jamaica? From Red Stripe? Gonna be a loser...until I tried it! Poured out an opaque walnut brown with a moderate khaki head with excellent lacing. Aroma was dark fruit with heavy alcohol. Taste was strong dried cherries and a mellow sweetness. Palate was slightly on the thin side.


2.9
Parmenion777 (275) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2017
Pours a black colour with a small light tan head. A roasty aroma, burnt caramel and malts. Quite sweet, alcohol prominent, some coffee and burnt caramel flavours. Some oiliness, thin and no depth in the finish. Not great.

3.7
gripweed57 (2302) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2017
From old tasting notes. Opaque dark brown color topped with a creamy light brown head. Light sweet caramel malt nose. Extremely sweet flavor with a coffee-like character. Full bodied. Some dryness in finish. Bittersweet aftertaste lies long on the palate. Interesting.

2.8
BrewWhatIWant (185) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2017
Pours black with a medium beige head. Aroma is burnt sugar and roasted malt. Taste is sweet with notes of cheap rum, burnt sugar, roasted malt, caramel and pineapple. Body is medium with lots of carbonation. The burnt sugar and hot alcohol are very prominent, but balanced by the sweetness. It works, but it’s not great. It reminds me of Cuban cocktails.

3.3
YantarCoast (1334) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAR 20, 2017
284ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, light roastiness, dark fruits. Taste is sweet, caramel, chocolate, light booziness.

2.7
Piw (1108) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAR 19, 2017
284ml Flasche. Klar und schwarz mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Malzig. Süßlich. Spritzig. Durchschnittlicher Körper.

3
phfyysik (1249) - 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!

4.5
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.

3.5
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.

3.9
SamVimes21 (464) - - 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.

3.7
nocheinbier (47) - 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.


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