The regular Red Stripe was temporarily unavailable, so I opted for a pint of Red Stripe Light. A - Pours a very pale yellow, finger of light fluffy head with retention and no lacing. S - A toned down version of their regular beer, faint sweet corn and grainy hops%(). US brewery sued over misleading 'Jamaican' Red Stripe Beer. Two people represented by the law firm of Robbins Arroyo filed the suit last Wednesday in federal court in California against Diageo, the makers of Red Stripe, historically a Jamaican beer. Aug 04, · Production is being moved from Pennsylvania back to Jamaica. A suit filed in California last year against Diageo, the manufacturers of Red Stripe, alleged that the company used deceptive marketing tactics to dupe consumers into believing the beer was still imported from Jamaica. Though it is a historically Jamaican beer, Diageo moved the production of Red Stripe from Kingston to Author: Virginia Chamlee.
With their unassuming stubby bottles and endlessly adorable 'Hooray beer' ad campaign it's impossible to who makes red strip beer like the Red Stripe brand. But packaging and marketing do not a beer make. How's the stuff on the inside of the bottle that is branded as the Jamaican beer? I suppose that Red Stripe must be categorized as a light lager. It certainly is not a Pilsner and 'Jamaican lager' is not a style category recognized by anyone I know of, so 'light lager' it is.