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

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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%


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2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
edpeg (889) - Berlin, - JAN 1, 2013
Pours yellow golden, medium big lacing head. Aroma grass, floral hops, hay, sweet malts. Palate is soft, mouthful. Carbonation is medium soft and lively. Taste is sweet, grassy, watery. Finish is sweet and dry with some hops notes. Drinkable but pretty simple a beer.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
indrekr (327) - ESTONIA - MAY 27, 2016
Aroma: mead, bread. Appearance: golden, clear, white foam, disappears immediately. Taste: lightly bitter, light sweetness, medium sourness. Palate: light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, no aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tarmok (1044) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 6, 2016
clear golden liquid with small white head. aroma of caramel and hay, tastes same. med sweet, light bitter, light sour, light body, light feel, average carb

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (1273) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 5, 2016
Can. Pours golden small white head.Aroma: Aroma: malty, metallic notes, hay, typical macro. Taste: malty, slightly bitter, fruity, Thin body. Bitterish finish. Not bad for a lager.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DandyWolfFloyd (995) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Aroma - caramel malt and some British malts. Appearance - the body is a hazy unfiltered amber. The head is white and around 1/2" and fades into a thin layer of foam. Taste - has a caramel malt, some British style hops (Fuggles & East Kent Goldings). Palate - body is on the lighter side of medium, slight creaminess, average carbonation, and malty finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Bottle shared at the 2015 edition of the chriso Pre-GBBF tasting - London. Cheers! Pours clear gold with a creamy, white head. Papery aroma, with hints of cereal. Light sweet flavour, with dry and crispy cereal flakes. Light bodied with average carbonation. Drying to close, with more papery aspect. Meh, mediocre stuff.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nimbleprop (7004) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (6310) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Erzengel (7296) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (1212) - 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.

2.1
   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.


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