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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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%


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bartlebier (2381) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2014
33cl bb05/2014, Edeka Mohr. Pours a homogenised yellow. Smells sulfuric, broth with a sweetish corn fume tail. Taste of pale wort, some hop kick. Slightl abv/?rice edge. Drinkable, somewhat reminiscent of the new awful Jupiler, also using colorants and rice. Not much of a pale match for the Lion Stout.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhunter111 (9418) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 11, 2014
Goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig, getreidig, muffig. Geschmack leicht malzig, getreidig, leicht würzig.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mutz (683) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2014
Halve liter blik. Blond, weinig kraag. Weinig geur, smaakt bitterzuur en vrij onaangenaam. Ik ben er niet van onder de indruk.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bobroman (568) - Torun, POLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Weak malty and metallic aroma. Medium quite durable and long-lasting head. Clear golden body. Noticeable metallic taste with quite pleasant bitterness.

1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
foxyrosie22 (1) - brighton, East Sussex, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013 does not count
forced t o drink this beer one is quite enough and makesz one feel gassed up..as small can would have been enough for me to endure..2 bottles would be tiresome though i forced myself. i had a can of sdtout one night this does nit resemble any stout i ever drank ectremely sugary had to force it down like cough mixture,,,sorry not to write better. the ptrice makes it good value compared to geineken when travelling...its what we drank who knows in years to come it masyt have a fond memory. ihad a greay trip in sri lkanka

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
ClubGonzo (4487) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle. Gift from a friend and my first Sri Lankan beer! :-) Let’s see if this one is half as good as the legendary Lion Stout from the same brewery. Pours a clear golden body with a long-lasting creamy white head. Nose is pale malts, DMS in the form of vegetable broth) and some faint floral hints. Taste is grainy pale malts, hints of grass and boiled vegetables. Light body and medium carbonation. Good for a South Asian beer, mediocre as an international lager, and half-bad as far as the brewery’s standards go, after what I can see.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (887) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 2, 2013
grassy smell at first..malty later...taste is standard but has a slight pepper spice on the back end...kinda nice...that is the main taste though...the rest is light beer taste with some malt...burp tasted like motor oil...that was weird lol...only seem to get the pepperiness when you drink fast...maltiness at slow pace...weird...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dynamiteninja (1651) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle. 4.8% ABV. Gold body. Medium white head that gradually dissipates. Pretty. Nose is lager malts, beef tea, hops, spice, red fruit, toast. Definite irony note. Crystal clear spring water. Clean bittersweet taste. Crisp, dry finish. Very refreshing.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gary (1508) - Piss-ant Valley, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2013
(Bottled) A 625 ML BOTTLE ,in my Lion Tulip and that didn’t help me like this and I wanted to , as I love Lion stout - how these two beers come out of the same brewery is amazing ...like a mother having a beautiful daughter and ugly son . Its not a bad beer , no , Im sure it would go down well in tropical heat with complex curries ,but im biased , man . Nothing much to the flavour -sweet malt and lacing bitterness to make this refreshing enough for me to give a shit .

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
allmyvinyl (5362) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 20, 2013
330ml bottle at home. Whilst Lion Stout is one of the best beers in the world, it appears the same brewery make on of the worst! Pours clear amber yellow with no head. Lemon and minerals on the nose, and grainy. Taste has an unpleasant metallic bitterness, and light sweetness. Not good.


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