Brewed by Lion Brewery (Sri Lanka)
Style: Malt Liquor
Biyagama, Sri Lanka


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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Lion Imperial Lager from Sri Lanka is specially brewed to achieve its high alcohol content. The finest natural ingredients deliver a rich, smooth taste and refreshment. Enjoy its bite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kirarockrocks (10) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 20, 2014
Definitely filtered. Very smooth body, crisp taste, sweet flavor immediately, cotton candy, very mild hop bitterness, good carbonation. Alcohol is present for sure. Would be a nice warm weather beer as it is refreshing, but not watered down.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - NOV 20, 2014
Pours a clear golden color. Aroma and taste are malty, grainy, and some lemon.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ruuurd (217) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bought a can on Langkawi, Malaysia. 'Exotic' lager, little bit to exotisch and strong for my taste...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
MacBoost (1744) - Penfield, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2014
11.2oz bottle. Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Aromas of grape candy. Taste is sweet. Flavors of grape drank, cotton candy. Corn. Finish is sweet and syrupy. Pretty bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
superspak (4675) - Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2014
330 ml bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy bright orange/copper color with a 1 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, honey, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Mediocre aromas with notes of big fruity/earthy yeast and moderate pale malt sweetness; with poor balance. Way too much fruitiness in the nose. Taste of lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, honey, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. No bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, honey, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Very mediocre flavor profile with poor balance of pale malt sweetness and some significant fruity yeast ester flavors; with some moderate cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately creamy and fairly slick mouthfeel that is a bit rough. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a really poor strong lager style. Just all around unbalanced and overly fruity in flavor; and pretty difficult to drink with the odd/rough mouthfeel. This tasted really similar to apple cider with all the fruitiness. It was not a drain pour, but it was close.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Bork (452) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Undrinkable strong beer with a cloying port-like sweetness from the start and into the aftertaste. Strong alcoholic presence. Abhorrent. Based on the other reviews on here I wonder if the one I got was bad. It wasn’t just bad. It was completely impossible to gulp down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bkurtz (1060) - MOROCCO - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle - Pours a clear yellow with fairly large, creamy head. Sweet biscuity aroma. Taste starts ok then goes to chemical astringent. Shame.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (10137) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
"not nearly up to par with the stout, but i wasn’t expecting it to be. pleasant semi-sweet fruity aroma. taste is similar, with light grassy hops. full bodied, especially given the fizzy cloudy yellow look. fruit and a bit of alcohol in the finish."

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexsdad06 (9007) - Ohio, USA - SEP 27, 2014
12 oz. can I think I grabbed this at Dutch’s (from notes). Pours a very pale yellow color with a medium sized quickly fading fizzy white head. The aroma and flavor have pilsner and pale malts, some sweetness, straw, grainy notes, apple. Light bodied, boring, general pale lager/pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10675) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 16, 2014
Bottle. Cream. herbal lemon, and barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet lemon, milky caramel malt and mildly bitter herbal and alcohol flavor. Not bad.

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