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

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 1894   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrjez (313) - Osaka, JAPAN - DEC 23, 2015
L: pours a very dark brown, nice finger of creamy tan head, good lacing. S: a rich dark chocolate aroma, roasted but not burnt malt, hints of vanilla and booze, perhaps cognac. Very nice as it warms. T: unfortunately it doesn’t live up to the nose. Rich roasted malt and chocolate that doesn’t evolve much over the drink, even falls away. Nice but one-dimensional. F: it starts strong, rich medium-full mouthfeel, good carbonation and bittering, but falls away kinda quickly and ends dry. O: this was my training-wheels heavy stout, my gateway to imperials, but it doesn’t excite as it used to. Still solid, just not an instant fave anymore.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Whatup14 (1375) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2015
Bouteille 330ml. Couleur noire opaque, faible mousse moka foncée fuyante. Arôme un peu épicé, malt torréfié, malt, café. Goût de malt torréfié, café. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen-faible. Plutôt unidimensionnelle.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boxereddy (406) - BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2015
Gedronken in Sigirya Village Hotel aan de voet van de rots. Rating volgt en verlangt 75 karakters.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mister_Li (628) - GERMANY - NOV 29, 2015
Klares dunkelbraun mit reichlich Schaum. Röstmalze, etwas Kaffee, Karamell, etwas Heu, würzig.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
waolsen (1375) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Dark pour with thin tan head. Sweet aroma. Smooth stout. Rich malts, Choco w sweet finish. Easy drinking and well balanced stout

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bozo_skeleton (889) - Grenoble, FRANCE - NOV 24, 2015
Bien noire, petit collet persistant et belle dentelle. Arome torreffie de cafe, de caramel et de cherry. Corps bien rond et massif, légèrement sirupeux sur la finale. Belle longueur sur le café et le cherry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (361) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quack-Duck (9075) - Down South, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2015
bottle, courtesy of jaghana. Deep black, with a small beige head. Intenive yraomas of dark chocolate and coffee. Smooth and velvety on the palate, loads of chocolate and coffee, not too sweet, not too dry. Perfectly balanced and so, so smooth and drinkable. Superb stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scotchzombie (510) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Pours dark brown with a large and leggy tan head. Aroma is roasted coffee malts and molasses. Taste follows suit with notes of chocolate, some hops and a touch of booze. This one was a surprise - a very rich and satisfying English stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braastad (454) - FINLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Black. Aroma is roasted, coffee. flavor has liquorice, coffee. Salty and bitter.


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