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Dragon Stout - Desnoes & Geddes Limited

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BA SCORE
79
okay

372 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 17.63%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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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traumaqueen


3/5  rDev -13.3%

04-03-2012 06:36:07 | More by traumaqueen
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bh123

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-31-2012 19:04:34 | More by bh123
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banetsrp

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-31-2012 19:02:31 | More by banetsrp
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GavDomDadGH

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

A - rich black coloring. One finger caramel head that dissipated quickly. No lacing at all.

S - heavy fruit and peat smells. You can smell the malts but they are hidden by sweetness. Hint of chocolate.

T - very deep fruits. Malts are there but ate hidden by sugars. Sweet but not sugary. Not overly sweet either, expected coming from the cane sugar capital.

M - creamy. Medium bodied for a stout but still very good! Low carbonation which I love.

O - better than average but below great. I would say gaverage!

03-22-2012 23:50:55 | More by GavDomDadGH
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OldTime

Georgia

2.25/5  rDev -35%

03-10-2012 07:05:52 | More by OldTime
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SHCC

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -13.3%

02-25-2012 19:25:36 | More by SHCC
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Zaphog

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

02-24-2012 19:31:00 | More by Zaphog
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Stocean1

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev +4.9%

Poured a two finger cocoa head upon a near black body, little retention or lacing.

Smell is burnt malt, molasses, earthy hops.

Taste follows the nose, very sweet almost cloying, mineral note (iron), not bad at all.

Medium bodied with not a lot of carbonation, very drinkable and not much in the way of bitterness.

Not a bad brew and better than I anticipated. Very low hop profile and sweet yet it works somehow.

02-19-2012 05:11:10 | More by Stocean1
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-15-2012 01:52:23 | More by jfcaa193
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mmmaaattt

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-08-2012 04:41:24 | More by mmmaaattt
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HillbillyBike

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +15.6%

02-06-2012 13:43:54 | More by HillbillyBike
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Campodog

Spain

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-04-2012 14:27:50 | More by Campodog
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JohnBeerRun

Georgia

1/5  rDev -71.1%

02-03-2012 13:54:14 | More by JohnBeerRun
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khargro2

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -13.3%

01-13-2012 15:44:45 | More by khargro2
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

01-13-2012 14:54:57 | More by beerhunter13
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.58/5  rDev +3.5%

A 284ml bottle with a BB of Dec 2012. Picked up cheap from my local off-licence. I've had this before but it's been quite a while.

Poured into a Duvel chalice. An exceptionally deep brown - appears black unless held to a klieg light. Produces a good head of creamy, light-brown foam that lasts for a minute or so before subsiding. Aroma of sweet dark malt with notes of caramel, dried fruit, brown sugar, yeast esters and a considerable whiff of alcohol.

Tastes of sweet, syrupy malt with a sugary, alcoholic finish. Notes of brown sugar, caramel, dried fruit and yeast. A strong alcohol note on the finish; hot and solvent-like. No bitterness to speak of. Mouthfeel is velvet smooth and creamy, with light tingling and mild astringency. Aftertaste of lingering sweet malt and booze.

Decent but very sweet. It has no roasted malt character or hop bitterness. Easy drinking, and has a pleasing texture. I probably wouldn't want more than one in a sitting, as it's a little cloying, but quite drinkable and makes a change from your typical strong stout.

01-12-2012 22:58:13 | More by jazzyjeff13
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +15.6%

01-10-2012 16:58:21 | More by bonbini26
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KimenTshom

California

4/5  rDev +15.6%

01-04-2012 17:24:34 | More by KimenTshom
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animal69

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-02-2012 21:56:58 | More by animal69
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benbou17

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

12-29-2011 08:07:16 | More by benbou17
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stealth

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-20-2011 09:00:14 | More by stealth
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erosier

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +15.6%

L: Pours a nice black color with a medium sized and light bodied tan colored head that laces the glass nicely on the way down.
S: Smells of sweet roasted and toasted malts, a very sweet cane sugary smell to it that was pretty enticing.
T: Very sweet malt up front followed by a very sweet cane sugary taste to it, some chocolate, and then a hint of alcohol.
M: Smooth, rich, sweet, perfect amount of carbonation, medium bodied.
D: Pretty drinkable, this was a nice beer that had a lot of sweet flavors to it and a pretty decent abv. I liked it, I just wish the bottle was a full 12-16oz.

12-19-2011 11:20:51 | More by erosier
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.05/5  rDev -11.8%

Black and brown beer, thin tan head. Roasty aroma, a little bit of fusel alcohol, but otherwise just like your standard stout aroma.

Taste, bitter, roasty. Lacking a real semblance of chocolate flavor. Just tastes a lot like a substantial porter with a load of bitterness. Kinda gritty at times. Don't know where the sweetness is coming from, but it is downplayed in favor of the higher levels of bitterness. So weird, bitter, but not much in the way of hoppy flavor, sweet, but not much in the way of chocolate flavor.

The bitterness and the alcohol are too detectable and are considered flaws in this style. Perhaps a bigger malt presence would absorb these problems, or at least not make them as evident.

A decent option instead of Guinness, when you want something a little stronger and roastier (i.e. like a stout).

12-14-2011 23:57:44 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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rab53

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

12-01-2011 05:24:41 | More by rab53
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +15.6%

11-30-2011 20:35:48 | More by kelvarnsen
Dragon Stout from Desnoes & Geddes Limited
79 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.