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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1759   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
babycakes (24) - White Plans, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2002
It has a big mocha aromas, bitter and strong in alcohol.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
djsun2599 (12) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2002
way over priced and way to sweet for my taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerslayer (753) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2002
This stout has a great coffee and cocoa flavor

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
frpst9 (5) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2002 does not count
I enjoyed this Stout every bit as much as Samuel Smith’s Imperial, if not more. An excellent sweet stout which I have no problem drinking more than one of in a sitting

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Duffbeer (192) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2002
Was greatly disappointed by this beer. Not a very good stout in my opinion, and I like stouts. Not even close to a Guinness, or a Murphy’s.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SilkTork (5218) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2002
Justifiably famous, this fruit and nut concoction is made from the waters of Lovers Leap waterfall 7,000 feet above sea level. The fruits are dark but lively - blackcurrant and prune, with tawny port overtones. The nuts are almond and pistachio. This is a complex and flavoursome beer which offers something new with each mouthful. Stouts are not to everyone’s taste, but this is mellow enough to be an excellent introduction. As a lover of dark brews this gets full marks from me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - SEP 17, 2002
Truly interesting. Balanced. A bit chocolate, a bit lactic sweetness, a bit roasty. I had no idea it was 8%. Not my fave, but very very smooth and nice. Good arome, better taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2043) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2002
Very excellent stout, black in color, great lacy head, coffee undertones, a little bit of a smokey aftertaste, lots of great flavors, full bodied, great stout

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gbzia (195) - Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, USA - SEP 2, 2002
Deep color, tan head, somewhat bitter, flavorfull... a very nice stout.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
stormking (23) - Cuddy, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2002
Never been robbed before I tried this beer. Glad I had it today so I won’t have the displeasure tomorrow. Looked like a nice enough fellow, good color, a dark foamy head. Lots of boom in the first (hmm what is a very, very small amount of time) ok, as soon as it hits. It’s fizzy (in a stout?) If you can do without the initial flavor, order a Coors light and save yourself 3 bucks. Give me my Guinness please.


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