Red Stripe Jamaican Lager | Desnoes & Geddes Limited

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Red Stripe Jamaican LagerRed Stripe Jamaican Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Desnoes & Geddes Limited
Jamaica
redstripebeer.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
In 2012, Diageo moved production of the U.S. supply of Red Stripe from Jamaica to the U.S.; The supply is produced by City Brewing Co. in La Crosse, Wisconsin and the Latrobe Brewing Company in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, which was the main brewery for Rolling Rock for over 60 years. Desnoes & Geddes will still make Red Stripe for Jamaica, Brazil, Canada and Europe.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-30-2000

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977
Avg:
3
pDev:
20.67%
 
 
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear light straw yellow. The tall white head is somewhere between frothy and creamy. The head is mostly lasting with good lacing. The flavor has a spicy alcoholic quality with a clean finish. Balanced but not very deep. The light body is creamy and lively with a lightly astringent finish. Better than countless other american standards.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 oz.

Pours a light yellow gold, white head dissipates rapidly.

Smells of adjuncts and barley malts.

Tastes like corn sugar and barley malts, maybe a whisper of hop.

Feels is thin with sudsy carbonation.

So-so, good enough for the style I guess, sessionable and thirst quenching, but nothing special. Only marginally better than the big three.

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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from an 11.2oz bottle into a chilled pint glass. Thin yellow color with a quarter inch head, which dissipated very quickly with a touch of lacing. Smells much like a typical american corporate beer. Tastes somewhat better than the smell. Again, typical corporate, but a hint of pale coming through with a bit more body than expected; hops detectable. Overall decent lager. Would be refreshing on a summer day.

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Red Stripe Jamaican Lager from Desnoes & Geddes Limited
3 out of 5 based on 3,206 ratings.
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