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Dragon Stout - Desnoes & Geddes Limited

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BA SCORE
79
okay

345 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 345
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 17.87%


Brewed by:
Desnoes & Geddes Limited visit their website
Jamaica

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 01-30-2001)
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Reviews by flyingpig:
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.86/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

284ml bottle (£1.49, Costcutter, London):
Dark black colour with a thumb sized and foamy looking white head that holds incredibly well and looks rather thick. There was a nice amount of lacing too.

Sweet smelling beer with a pleasant dark chocolate and caramel aroma coupled with some darker fruits such as raisin and figs. There was a touch of plum as well and a sort of milky chocolate aroma towards the end along with a slight touch of alcohol coming through.

Milky chocolate base with some light coffee and some stronger caramel together with the same combination of darker fruits found in the nose, notably fig, plum and raisin along with some sugar sweetness from these.

A medium body with a smooth taste and a very sweet, alcohol laced mouthfeel that was slightly creamy on the finish.

Strong and sweet beer with good depth of flavour and a lot going on with it. A good beer to drink and one that despite the hints of alcohol also went down very easily. Probably not quite as good as Lion Stout but certainly a beer I would have again should the opportunity arise.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2013 12:29:17 | More by flyingpig
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FFATS

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +15.3%

04-12-2014 20:21:54 | More by FFATS
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jebrew

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

04-07-2014 19:20:55 | More by jebrew
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FLima

Brazil

3.46/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Deep black color with red highlights and a thick two finger caramel head with medium retention and leaving laces.
Light but nice aroma of roasted malts, milky chocolate and molasses.
Lightly spiced and heavy sweet flavor with notes of licorice, roasted malts, molasses and cocoa butter. Dry aftertaste.
Medium to full body with low carbonation and a creamy sensation. Alcohol of 7.5% abv is completely hidden.
I found it a bit overly sweet with muffled hops and relatively low complexity.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 02:01:31 | More by FLima
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ESimmons

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

04-02-2014 11:27:41 | More by ESimmons
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ZCW

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

03-23-2014 15:38:33 | More by ZCW
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DougT

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-23-2014 02:48:34 | More by DougT
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-19-2014 04:27:20 | More by harpus
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-15-2014 23:02:08 | More by RedAleMan
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a 300 ml bottle to a pint glass.

I grabbed this off the shelf at the LCBO and thought I'd give it a try. This beer pours a deep dark brown/black with a minimal thumb of head which dissipates quickly leaving little behind. There is a metallic smell to the beer that is dominant, but I can also pick up sweet malts and some roast. The taste is pretty good; I found roast malts, treacle, coffee and some anise. The feel is good medium to high carbonation with a medium to full body.

From what I know stouts are very common in the Caribbean, and this is a good example of a native stout. Jamaica produces sugar, coffee, spices and molasses. All of these are present in this beer, it reminds me of time at the resorts in Jamaica.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2014 16:31:52 | More by polloenfuego
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Uncle_Jimmy

California

3.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured this from a bottle right into a plastic mug (it's all there was)

Appearance- Dark brown like a cola with just traces of a tan colored head that swiftly dissipated to no head at all. Already wishing this was on nitro.

Smell- upon fist pour caught a lot of cocoa with hints of raisin or plum but it faded to kind of a leather black licorice combo.

Taste- some roasty ness like cold brewed coffee, on the front end that gives way to a piney kind of hop and the whole thing finishes with a bit of roasted sweetness. I feel like sweetness might be derived from the alcohol as opposed to malt.

Mouthfeel- It doesn't drink like a stout, it doesn't have a heavy coating mouthfeel like a guinness. has a subtle alcohol warmth and a delightful carbonation bite that i think would make it ideal for getting a mellow buzz going on the Islands! I retract my nitro comment.

Overall-dont judge this beer by its appearance. I feel like it is highly tailored for the jamaican climate. An easy drinking stout, that has a refreshing crisp bite , an understated hop character and a boozy sweetness is just the thing to complement a roasted jerk chicken of pork dish. But is able to stand on its own.

Would order again, if say i was skipping a meal while vacationing.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 21:39:49 | More by Uncle_Jimmy
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NorthernSoul

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.5%

03-14-2014 21:21:38 | More by NorthernSoul
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RBorsato

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-04-2014 18:10:55 | More by RBorsato
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CRObighit2

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

03-02-2014 21:26:59 | More by CRObighit2
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DuffDaddy

Florida

5/5  rDev +44.1%

02-22-2014 21:23:08 | More by DuffDaddy
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-13-2014 03:07:07 | More by Kmat10
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aaronjamesmacinnis


3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

02-08-2014 22:59:07 | More by aaronjamesmacinnis
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-29-2014 02:43:28 | More by whatname
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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

3.26/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Purchased at the LCBO 6 pack of 300ml bottles for $12.00. Price was right... wonder why

A- Started off well. Nice pop, excellent head, nice and dark

S- Not much here. Not much at all.

T- Highly carbonated. Very light on the tongue for a stout. Malty

M- Not bad, pretty ok. Ends dry believe it or not.

O- Not that great. Drinkable but nothing compared to other stouts. Tastes like a mass produced beer without much of anything to it

Food Pairing...

This ok example of a stout paired well with roasted lamb (as would any other stout would!)

Enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 23:56:26 | More by DaveBar
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Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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Rhode Island

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Texas

2/5  rDev -42.4%

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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +15.3%

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Profchaos20

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.3%

12-27-2013 04:38:46 | More by Profchaos20
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-14-2013 21:48:48 | More by DamageCase76
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Dragon Stout from Desnoes & Geddes Limited
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