Brewed by Lion Brewery (Sri Lanka)
Style: Premium Lager
Biyagama, Sri Lanka
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: Water; Barley malt; Hops, Yeast.
We’ve been brewing Lion Lager in Sri Lanka since 1881. Lion Lager is made from the very best ingredients - it’s malty, refreshing, and natural tasting. This is a beer of character for people of character.

ABV ranges from 4.1% to 4.8%

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nimbleprop (7351) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Bunch of pints at my hotel in Colombo, pours a clear gold with some frothy, white head. Nose is OK, grist, some stale cracker, corn, yeast. Flavor has straw, light lemon, a little metal, some grist. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (6608) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2016
How: Can.
Where: New Lion Wine Store, Colombo.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Malt, hops.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, some fruit, hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Erzengel (7548) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2016
625ml bottle from a Sri Lankan grocery store in Dortmund. Grainy fresh with malty grainy intense body. Quite full in aroma, but grainy and malty with not too much depth. Malty grainy and neutral-bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (1256) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2016
Surprisingly tasty and much better than expected. The body is malty with a slight touch of oily flavors and the aftertaste is fresh and crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sonjeroo (20) - - JAN 5, 2016
From bottle in Weligama, SL. Smells hoppy, maybe grassy. Yellow-amber color with a thick white-off white head. Pretty sweet for a lager with a hint of bitterness that isn’t overwhelming. Overall, the palate is pretty bland. Nothing particularly interesting but standard for a developing world lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Myonlyvice (129) - DENMARK - OCT 31, 2015
Had several while in Sri Lanka. Pale golden with a fairly big white head. Notes of bread and yeast in the aroma. Medium sweetness and bitterness. Nothing special ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (1302) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Cary, NC. This beer is a clear golden color with a fairly large white head. The aroma has a slight citrus smell with some grass and hops tossed in. The flavor is full of malt with some hops. Overall, a decent beer. I believe this is the first beer I have had from Sri Lanka.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
LazyPyro (525) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2016 330ml bottle. Pale golden colour, white head. Light aroma of malts, grassy hops. Taste is moderately sweet, with a light bitterness in the finish, which was rather dry.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
TorbenJensen (1452) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2015
The aroma offers only weak malt notes and the taste is also somewhat tame it. Malt sweetness is a little high for the type, and the lack of really hoppy bitterness makes it a lager in the sweet end of the scale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kto (851) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 28, 2015
pours clear golden with a frothy white head and some lacing. weak sweetish malty aroma. flavour mostly cardboard, some hay, grass and mineral water. very similar to thai or chinese industrial lagers.

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