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Brewed by Lion Brewery (Sri Lanka)
Style: Foreign Stout
Biyagama, Sri Lanka

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RATINGS: 1916   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The 8.0 per cent abv, bottle conditioned beer is brewed from British, Czech and Danish malts with Styrian hops and an English yeast strain. All the ingredients are transported along precarious roads to the brewery located 3,500 feet above sea level.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
firstsip (733) - Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Can. Black. Not too much head. Super boozey nose. Somewhat thinnish body. Very apparent ABV -- tastes barrel aged? A bit unbalanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rotin (815) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 11, 2015
Can 0,5l from Sri Lanka, many thanks to my sister Eva. Black colored beer. Aroma of apples, plum jam, plum liquer, many tones of chocolate, roasted malt, alcohol. Similar taste- fruitiness, chocolate, roasted grains, alcohol, sweet, full bodied.
Really not bad, but it isnít exactly my style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ascelja (812) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 11, 2015
Can 0,5l. Black coloured body, high brown head. Aroma of dark fruits, plums, plum jam, apples, licorice, raisins, liqueur, really sour (burned sourness). Taste is sweet and little bit bitter, but sourness dissapeared (or itís too sweet, I canít recognize sourness). Full body, medium carbonation.
Interesting foreign stout, but little unbalanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutgap (55) - Indiana, USA - MAY 17, 2015
11.2 z to glass,short lived small light brown head with a few legs , black in color with ample amount of floaties, even after gently opening this bottle conditioned beer.Aroma of alcohol,burnt, cherries,& chocolate.Medium mouth feel but a bit thin for a Foreign Stout, a bit sweet but not over the top, good bitter finish of average length. A good beer, just not a good Foreign.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
azzie (780) - Pula, CROATIA - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle 0.33l bought at Metro c&c Rijeka. Dark brown liquid with big tan head. Full body, light to medium carbonation. Cherry aroma. Medium sweetness, a bit alcoholy. Taste of cocoa. Reminds me of Ferrero Mon Cheri, chocolate, cherries and alcohol. Interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Dark and challenging. It offers alot and can be complex. Overall I think I tasted chocolate and a bit of toast as well.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mattyhennessy (376) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - APR 28, 2015
Bottle from Carwyn Cellars. Pours deep dark brown with a tan head and fades slowly to lacing. Roasty aromas of chocolate, cocoa, espresso. Taste is chocolate forward, earthy hop bitterness. Slight alcohol warming. Smooth. Medium-low carbonation. Excellent

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alex_leit (2026) - Minsk, BELARUS - APR 27, 2015
Can. Dark brown color. Aroma: roasted, molasses, dried apples. Good roasted malt taste with porto and coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle. Black, mocha head. Rich dark roasty malts throughout, coffee, dark chocolate. Medium body and carb. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sinfull (1402) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 25, 2015
Black color , thin beige head. Aroma of coffee , chocolate , malt with some vinery notes. Rich , deep taste of roasted malt , chocolate and warming alcohol. Tender bitterness in the warming aftertaste.Great beet!


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