RateBeer
Lion Brewery English Ale
     click to upload
overall
61
67
style
Brewed by Lion Brewery and Restaurant
Style: Brown Ale
Waterloo, Canada

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full bodied, full-flavoured robust unique rich dark ale. Clean and smooth with a rich dark roast finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2007 June 2007. Draft at the brewpub. Very dark brown body with a small tan head. (3+) Sweet dark malt aroma with mild roast and light notes of watery coffee. (7+) Sweet roasty malt flavour with varying notes of mocha and dark bitter chocolate, muted toffee and an interesting melange of all of these that lingers in the aftertaste. (7+) Average palate could be more robust but is fitting for the English style. This was in great shape today - very nice. 7+/3+/7+/3/15-16 - 3.7 <P>Feb 2004 re-rate, Dark ruby brown with a nice beige head. Malty slightly fruity flavour with a bit of roasty mocha. Lighter bodied than expected but still a nice mouth feel. Not much aroma which was surprising. Probably their best beer. 5/4/7/3/14 - 3.3 <P> Jan 2001: Had this on it’s own and in the Beer Float. Nice dark brown ale. Fairly sweet and malty. This was my favourite of their beers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cartoonkhaki (1220) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 10, 2003
I found this very rich in flavour. Dark brown. Nice head. Malty and sweet. I will have this again.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3394) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 7, 2003
Black with lasting tan head.Decent malt nose. Medium bodied malt profile.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2002
An odd beer. It seems to be more than a brown ale but not quite a porter. Anyway . . . Dark brown w/ good head & lacing. Slightly roasty/toasty aroma. Full-bodied and chewy. Toasty malt character w/ notes of chocolate, coffee, nuts & fruit. Certainly this brewery’s best offering.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2002
The best of the beers from this brewery. Nice malty backbone with a touch of roast. Solid, if not a little sweet.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3 


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50