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Red Stripe Jamaican Lager - Desnoes & Geddes Limited

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Red Stripe Jamaican LagerRed Stripe Jamaican Lager

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BA SCORE
69
poor

2,347 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 2,347
Reviews: 887
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 20.47%
Wants: 17
Gots: 96 | FT: 0
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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Reviews by bnes09:
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bnes09

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Light honey color. Some head forms but immediately performs a vanishing act. Not much lacing.

Clean aroma of white bread and maple leafs.

Flavor is clean as well. A mild earthy hop. Bread grains. Smooth an even but not much flavor.

Light in body. Good carbonation. Sticky feel in the finish.

Overall, it's pretty average. A bit overpriced here in America. It will still get the job done though.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2011 06:25:04 | More by bnes09
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Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev +0.7%

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California

3/5  rDev +0.7%

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Indiana

3/5  rDev +0.7%

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Missouri

1/5  rDev -66.4%

07-11-2014 04:59:52 | More by JLaw55
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Connecticut

2.05/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Got a bottle from a salesman for free and figured I'd review it. Thin yellow with no head after the pour. I couldn't smell anything really on the nose. The taste was mostly rice with a bite at the finish that wasn't very refreshing. The mouthfeel was thin and too heavily carbonated. Not for me.

Serving type: bottle

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2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -24.5%

07-09-2014 03:12:39 | More by KAF
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Florida

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

07-08-2014 23:20:18 | More by OldeSchool
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Texas

2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

07-08-2014 21:26:48 | More by TX-Badger
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Texas

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

07-08-2014 20:57:29 | More by bccocx
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Rhode Island

3/5  rDev +0.7%

07-07-2014 21:39:07 | More by Rhody1
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Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

07-07-2014 12:50:12 | More by pjbfromkc
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Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -24.5%

07-07-2014 07:16:22 | More by antichuckmoore
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

07-06-2014 22:55:35 | More by Bpc24
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Kentucky

3/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev +34.2%

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3/5  rDev +0.7%

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3/5  rDev +0.7%

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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +25.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

2.03/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bleh. That was my first impression and it didn't change.

Even fresh this beer smells skunky. The taste is bizarrely sweet and unappetizing. I purchased it mostly to see what all the hype was about. One does tend to hear about this beer, expecially from people who think it is cool that they once went to Jamaica and bout Jamaican beer... that should have been my first clue.

The beer is uninspired and unimpressive, the flatness, greyish colouration, and the flavour all make for a poor experience.

The one upside is the packaging. The stubby paired with the spot on red and white label is attractive and well composed. Don't be fooled though.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 04:00:08 | More by MasterOfArgos39
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California

3/5  rDev +0.7%

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Red Stripe Jamaican Lager from Desnoes & Geddes Limited
69 out of 100 based on 2,347 ratings.