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

bottled
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RATINGS: 787   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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
annunz123 (954) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Chocolate and coffee in the aroma. Flavor is sweet and bready with chocolate and coffee and a boozy aftertaste. Not bad, but not great.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nocheinbier (22) - - 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. Its a great stout and well worth seeking out.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kathouse (1694) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattChiasson (63) - 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. Wouldnt drink too many of them, but would make for a nice dessert pairing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (5272) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dchad56 (375) - - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Saeglopur (1820) - 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 wouldnt drink this again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dirzys (17) - - OCT 19, 2016
Bottle. Clear dark beer with light foam and caramel aroma. Tastes lightly bitter and alcoholic with a sweet and dry aftertaste. Medium body with oily, creamy texture, and lively carbonation. Unlikely to drink again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redders1974 (1066) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Liked thus big soya sauce taste sweet unusual take on it smooth oily in the mouth

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcinG (600) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2016
Butelka 330ml . Ciemny kolor z lekkim rubinowym refleksem. Piana dosc obfita -bezowa,szybko opadajaca. Aromat slodowy,lekka czekolada. W smaku palone slody brazowe cukry melasa cola szczatkowa czekolada. Piwo bardzo wodniste . Brakuje w nim takze przewodniej nuty smakowej lub czegokolwiek charakterystycznego dla gatunku. Mysle ze slodycz nie polepsza walorow smakowych rowniez. Jest ok ale ....Pite 6.09.16 aby uczcic pierwszy dzien w szkole mlodego...

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Franckg (1326) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2016 Bouteille avec un BB du 07/08/2017. Code indiquant 07B16, donc peut-tre un embouteillage le 07/02/2016, bue aprs 7 mois. Robe noire opaque surmonte dun col de mousse beige et laiteux. Armes de malt rti, chocolat au lait, petits fruits ainsi quune lgre acidit venant de ces derniers. Nez plutt simplet et fade. En bouche, malt rti avec beaucoup de petits fruits sucrs qui ne semblent pas totalement naturels. Un peu de chocolat au lait et pruneaux. Finale un peu dsagrable danis, de caf trop sucr et de caramel cram. Texture laiteuse et corps moyen. On sen lasse rapidement.


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