Red Stripe Jamaican Lager
Desnoes & Geddes Limited

Red Stripe Jamaican LagerRed Stripe Jamaican Lager
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Desnoes & Geddes Limited
American Adjunct Lager
Ranked #99
Ranked #28,947
2.98 | pDev: 20.81%
Nov 27, 2023
Nov 30, 2000
The great Jamaican Beer we know today has set the standard by which other beers are measured since 1928. Today the company is a subsidiary of one of the largest and most profitable beverage and alcohol conglomerates Heineken.

A beautiful amber lager with low butterscotch flavour, full bodied and a smooth post palate sensation. Lager beer, light gold colour.

Ingredients: Pilsen Malt, Hops, Cassava Starch, Water
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Rated: 3.39 by MakerMachiav from England

Nov 27, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by BrisLoganite from Australia

Nov 25, 2023
Rated: 3.77 by Taenim from Maine

Oct 29, 2023
Rated: 3.48 by ebocrouch from England

Oct 06, 2023
Rated: 4.37 by ScrantanDave from England

Sep 28, 2023
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Rated by ChrisMoo

4.16/5  rDev +39.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Not a bad beer. Very good on a hot day. Sweet butterscotch flavor. Enjoyed it
Sep 24, 2023
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Reviewed by Grax

3.4/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Pretty typical beer aroma of sweet corn and malts, heavy undertones of that butterscotch described. The body's pretty much all the same, a bright, refreshing wave of sweet corn, butterscotch, and melon. It's simple and straightforward and a pretty good macro.
Sep 22, 2023
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Reviewed by secondtooth from Indiana

3.27/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
APPEARANCE: Clean, pale, watery golden, with a light head of white suds.

AROMA: Cereal grains/malts, really pretty average to style.

TASTE: Light and malty/ cereal grainy, not overly sweet but hops are subtle. Pretty decent lager, not too unique but more than drinkable on a warm, sunny day in the Caribbean.
Aug 08, 2023
Rated: 2.84 by Cathartes from Massachusetts

Aug 08, 2023
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Reviewed by AutoMechanic from Virginia

4.23/5  rDev +41.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I thought it was a good beer. Has the regular beer smell. Maybe a little bit of hoppy smell. Taste great to me. I drank straight from the bottle so unsure of head or look. For taste though I give it a high score. I had heard mixed things about it but like it well.
Aug 06, 2023
Rated: 5 by Zachboyd3334 from Indiana

Aug 03, 2023
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Reviewed by Specialmick from Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
look...Pale amber with complete clearness. a vibrant head dissipating quickly.
Smell..Light hoppy citrus as the usual for a lager. A bread doughy malt
Taste...A bitter tingly delivery of bitter cascading quickly to a sweet drying bitter.
Feel,,,Smooth delivery and good fullness for a 4.7 ABV , medium carbonation , more residual lacing than first assumed . duh
Overall...I was gifted this by my sweet neighbors who brought back this beer and some Blue mountain coffee. Fresher from the source??? Anyway on a hot day this will thirst quench with a smile. Have not had this beer in some time but I think i will have to evaluate what I get at the store. I mean this was Jamaica fresh and works well for me. i think lagers get bad ratings for being lager, This represents well the style
Aug 03, 2023
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Reviewed by deleted_user_1239096

3.31/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Poured from bottle dated BB Dec. 1, 2023.

Pours a light gold colour, no head, small ring around circumference.

Smell could be mistaken for an AAL.

Taste is some carbonation with sweet malt. Nothing earth-shattering.

Jul 27, 2023
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Reviewed by KleinSchwein

2.92/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Poured from a 330ml stubbie . Netherlands brewed.

Pours a light straw, half inch head that's gone to a ring quickly. The smell is lightly grassy, corn ( despite not being listed on the bottle ? ) and very very mild hops. The taste follow suit , light grass and the merest hint of what might be a hop .
A little watery but not too bad , overall okay. Refreshing on a hot day and decent if you're enjoying company as something that's easy to drink , not a great beer to enjoy in of itself but it is what it is .
Jun 10, 2023
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Reviewed by Death_Adder from South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Decent smoke, decent carbonation, very clean, floral smell.
An okay beer…“Red Stripe, it is beer!”

Style: Jamaican Lager | Tap/Can/Bottle: Bottle | Abv: 4.6% | Rating: 3.5
May 24, 2023
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Rated by JustinUbes from Pennsylvania

2.17/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2
Tastes like a skunks ass
May 24, 2023
Rated: 3.15 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

May 05, 2023
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.22/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
11.2oz squat bottle. Stamped on neck is 'BB 17 JUN 23'.
Clear, straw colored body. One finger of white head upon pouring, which lasts mostly intact. Leaves behind webs of lacing.
Aroma of sweet grain malts and some floral, earthy hops.
Taste is sweet grain malts, with a green apple flavor. Floral and earthy hops.
Medium mouth feel. Crisp and relatively clean finish. Very good carbonation.
Easy drinking lager with a thirst quenching quality.
Apr 23, 2023
Red Stripe Jamaican Lager from Desnoes & Geddes Limited
Beer rating: 69 out of 100 with 3514 ratings