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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: 371   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%


frpst9's rating

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
frpst9 (5) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2002
I asked for a case of Lion stout, and instead was given a case of Lager. I took it as an omen and decided to keep it instead. Big mistake on my part. There isn’t anything exceptional about this beer at all. It isn’t awful, but its just boring. I definitely had trouble drinking more than one of them in a sitting.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maits (113) - ESTONIA - AUG 9, 2016
Clear golden beer with white head. Malty and metallic aroma. Light bodied, taste is slightly bitter and malty. Quite OK lager.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Piw (816) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - AUG 5, 2016
330ml Flasche. Klar und dunkelgolden mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Leicht getreidig. Leichter Körper. Typisches Industrielager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
YantarCoast (912) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUL 3, 2016
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear gold with a small white head. Aroma is bread, malt, hay. Taste is bread, grain, honey.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
VDuquerroux (1183) - Airvault, FRANCE - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle, 33cL. Home. Kindly given by my dad. A clear golden orange beer ; medium bubbly ; medium white head with a medium retention. Cereal, biscuit note, herbal note. Light to medium sweet, light dry bitter refreshing. Light body, thin texture, average to soft carbonation, sweet herbal finish. Overall, deceiving ; light character, lightly refreshing ; beautiful label.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sine90 (73) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2016
Bottle from Sri Lanka. Clear amber with a head that leaves no trace. Smells of bread and maybe apricots? Light bitterness, slick feel. Doesn’t taste that much. Generic lager, good for warm summer days.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
indrekr (376) - 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 (1169) - 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 (1483) - 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 (1020) - 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 (18222) - 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.


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