Red Stripe is a Jamaican lager beer whose logo is a wide, diagonal red stripe. It is brewed by Desnoes & Geddes Limited, originally a soft drink manufacturer incorporated on July 31, 1918, by Kingston, Jamaica natives Eugene Peter Desnoes and Thomas Hargreaves Geddes. In its current formulation Red Stripe is 4.7% alcohol by volume.
Founded in 1997, Diageo North American operates as a subsidiary of Diageo plc, the world's leading premium drinks business. The Diageo collection of alcohol brands includes Dublin-founded, much-adored Guinness, the best-selling Irish lager Harp, the famous Jamaican lager Red Stripe, and Ireland's Kilkenny red ales.