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Dragon Stout | Desnoes & Geddes Limited

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BA SCORE
3.5/5
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493 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Desnoes & Geddes Limited
Jamaica
redstripebeer.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bierman9 on 01-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,032
Reviews:
244
Ratings:
493
pDev:
17.14%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
48
Trade:
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3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zylod
3.98/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.01/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Awwww, look at the cute little 9.6 oz bottle! Anyways, the usage of cereal adjuncts is definitely palpable on the nose - otherwise, I get lots of molasses, cola, and brown sugar. Some hoppy flourishes also appear, gently. Mainly, though, this beer captures a lot of Caribbean essence through its darkly sugary character (though I could do without the excessive adjuncts). Its flavor is interesting, not like any other stout I've had, in fact. It opens up with an intense brown sugar quality, backed by some molasses; it ends rather nutty with a gentle bitterness. I definitely taste adjuncts here, though it never quite ruins things. This feels rather light and fizzy, definitely appropriate of a "Caribbean" stout if nothing else. By no means is this my favorite stout. But, I'm a firm believer in the adage "all beers have a time and place" (i.e.: Bud Light can work when its six million degrees out, and Bud Light Chelada is a pure comedy beer) - this would be far more enjoyable in its natural habitat, or with Jamaican cuisine.

3.01/5: Not exactly dragon its feet along the ground, thankfully

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3.59/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.92/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mojo
3.05/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gilgar
3.44/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of M_C_Hampton
3.92/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: poured from a 284 mL bottle into a pint glass, dark brown almost black with a huge foamy tan head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: slight bitter hop mixed with roasty patent malt

T: a little coffee and chocolate, slightly nutty, mint, sweet, spices, molasses , cola

M: soft with lower carbonation

O: British influence is evident.

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3.16/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ordybill
4.75/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. this pitch black brew has almost zero carbonation and has a tan to brown head. Dragon Stout has an excellent semi sweet coffee flavor and goes down extremely smooth. I would love to have another one!!!

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4.01/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesBondGA
4.5/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

great tasting, smooth stout. wish it was higher alcohol content. but extremely smooth, hell my wife liked it and she hates ALL my stouts.

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4.2/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

really nice stout, tasted on a hot summer night. i recommend it with bbq :)

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4.07/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.79/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Yancey82
3.77/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bung
3.38/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jcubz
3.64/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dragon Stout from Desnoes & Geddes Limited
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 493 ratings
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