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Why is Red Stripe Called Red Stripe

What is it about Red Stripe.....

Red Stripe, the iconic Jamaican Beer is as Jamaican as Reggae and Jerk Chicken. But how did the name come about?

Red Stripe was first brewed in Kingston, Jamaica back in the 1920s -- its name is thought to have been inspired by the stripes on the trousers of Jamaica's policemen --

If you want to know more about it's History then the company has a short colourful clip which can be viewed here.

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