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Brewed by Desnoes and Geddes (Diageo PLC)
Style: Pale Lager
Kingston, Jamaica

bottled
available

on tap
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RATINGS: 2322   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17/5   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.

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3.7
tennmonkey (11) - USA - JAN 12, 2004
This is the beer I drink at a bar, when I want to impress the ladies. It's slightly sweet, not too yeasty. It's sort of like Purple Haze's little brother. I like it, MON.

2.9
Zeswaft (1785) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 10, 2004
it gives you a weird like sweet taste. um, pretty clean, best part is the bottle. um pretty clean, like i said. worth a try.

2.4
dprior (118) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 7, 2004
This is the first time I've ever poured it out of the bottle so I could rate it. It's a cloudy gold color that doesnt have a very good aroma. Taste is average not much to report. Much more ffulfilling if you drink it in the bottle while talking about how funny the commercials are

2.2
ukoolaid (580) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 5, 2004
Bottle. Yellow with a nice white head. Sweet aroma (not good sweet). Taste is actually decent compared to beers like bud.

1.7
FlacoAlto (4228) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 5, 2004
A lightly hazy gold color with a thick white head. There is a sweetish grainy aroma, basically a typical cheap lager type aroma. It is sweet up front and it begins with a crisp ending in the finish, but then gets a bit rancid; a bit of buttery diacetyl here. This one is slightly offensive for a macro-swill, though not overly so. A very lackluster beer, and the rancid finish does not help.

2.7
TheGreatKen (76) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 30, 2003
It is not a crisp as the other lagers that I had before. It resembles more of a weak Dixie Lager. It does have a little malty sweetness to it. The body and head are normal for a lager.

2.4
MrBeer (276) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2003
A decent beer is all you can call this. I didn't mind drinking a few but stay away from drinking a lot of these. Nice aroma with an okay appealing taste.

0.8
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2003
I'm sure this would tast alright if I was on a beach in jamaica, but in canada in december this gets points for nothing. bleh.

2.5
IDogg (72) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2003
Sweet taste and aroma. Nothing special but a nice average beer. Is very light and not sweet enough to be a true lager. Ok, but not worthy of cost.

2.7
pjk33 (390) - Sligo - Curllsville Heights, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2003
I think Red Stripe is an OK beer. You can't drink too many or they really start to taste odd, but a few are OK. Did they steal this bottle from my Dad's old Schmidt's collection? Sort of sweet, with pretty nice body for a lager. I'll drink it again someday.


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