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Red Stripe Jamaican Lager - Desnoes & Geddes Limited

Red Stripe Jamaican LagerRed Stripe Jamaican Lager

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BA SCORE
69
poor

2,174 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 2174
Reviews: 869
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 20.4%


Brewed by:
Desnoes & Geddes Limited visit their website
Jamaica

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-30-2000)
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DoctorStrangiato

Alberta (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a 330-ml stubby brown bottle into a draught glass.

Appearance - brilliant yellow beer with a short-lived 1/4-inch head. Fades to ultra-thin surface bubbles but boasts a heavy carbonation factor, fizz secod to none.

Smell - heavy on the corn and cooked veggies. Clean, sweet light malt aromas.

Taste - it is what it is in terms of flavour but the crispness is a major asset for the brew, giving it a life all its own. Some quick tribute to hop extract at the end and a sudden finish.

Mouthfeel - high on the carbonation, sparkle and bite are what you get. If it's what you're looking for you can't go wrong with this offering.

Drinkability - quite frankly, this is better right out of the bottle. Numerous people said I would like this, not even knowing my style preferences and yet they were right. $14 for a 6-pack is too much, and yet this is what it felt like to drink from a stubby back in the day. Neat!

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2010 22:51:16 | More by DoctorStrangiato
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Red Stripe Jamaican Lager from Desnoes & Geddes Limited
69 out of 100 based on 2,174 ratings.