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818: D&G (Desnoes & Geddes) | Dragon Stout

The brewery: "Desnoes and Geddes Limited (D&G) is a Jamaican brewer and beverage producer. It was formed in 1918 by Eugene Peter Desnoes and Thomas Hargreaves Geddes who combined their two shops into one business."

The beer: "An exceptionally dark stout that crams a lot of Jamaican flavours into its small bottle. Prepare for flavours such as chocolate, rum, liquorice and raisins."

D & G are more famous for the widely known Red Stripe lager - I found this in a  convenience shop in Herne Hill, south London  whilst swapping from train to bus during my stay in October.

Only a half-pint bottle but at 7.5% A.B.V that probably wasn't a bad thing. I enjoyed it though it didn't stand out particularly from other similar strength stouts I've had. It's the one that's certainly travelled the furthest though, being imported from Jamaica.

October 2022