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


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RATINGS: 1909   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cervmagpt (640) - PORTUGAL - FEB 15, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 16C). Bottle 33 cl - Batch unknown. AROMA: predominant dark chocolate notes with a slight burnt character. some dark fruits present (raisins, dried plums), with a present alcoholic note. APPEARANCE: black color and opaque. average to moderately large, moussy, brown head with medium-low retention. some legging formation. TASTE: roasted malt flavour dominates with an almost burnt note. The malt is of dark chocolate with a moderately sweet background. low bitterness with a medium-sweet and roasted finish. PALATE: medium to medium-low body with moderate-low carbonation. no roasted malt astringency. low alcohol warmth. OVERALL: a very nice tropical stout with a strong roasted malt presence. this sample needs a bit more body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (7305) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2016
On tap at Howells & Hood, Chicago. Black with a small tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate, dried fruit and some nougat. On the sweet side. The finish was fairly dry. A tasty one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (1786) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2016
330 ml bottle at restaurant Simba, Göteborg. Black with tanned head. Smell is roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is sweet chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and syrup. Semi sweet with medium bitterness and low carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Punkero (252) - FINLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Delightfully roasted. Full body with medium sweetness. Mocha. Caramel. Distant chocolate. Great and easy all around stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
wcejrowski (13) - Wasrsaw, POLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Barwa czarna, pływają jasne drobinki. Piana niska, o brązowej barwie, kremowej konsystencji, drobnoziarnista, oblepia szkło. Zapach gorzka czekolada, kawa, odrobina owoców i alkoholu w stylu wiśni w likierze. Smak nuty owocowe (wiśni, śliwki), oraz palony słód z odrobiną popiołu. Lekka kawa i czekolada. Spora goryczka o charakterze palonym.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jice (265) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JAN 30, 2016
On voyage avec cette bière, et elle a voyagé également. Belle mousse colorée, belle et bonne stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerheart65 (1369) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Black, frothy/creamy brown head about 2 fingers, bit lacing. Sweet and malty, lightly roasted, ash, dark chocolate, french coffee, vanilla. Nice palate, soft and full, velvety, medium long finish, full body, syrup. Nice one, good balance, nice flavors and looks.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (2800) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle (from Saveur Biere). Pours black with light brown head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is roast, cherry. acidic, acetone, corked wine. Flavor is roast, malt, dark chocolate, roast, cherry-cellary, maybe acetone, but not acidic. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: an off bottle maybe, really confusing beer. One of the very rare cases where aroma and flavor are completely different. Aroma is scary, like it will be poison, but the flavor and palate are surprisingly good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1786) - Krakow, POLAND - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, chocolate, Appearance-black, hazy, tan foam, Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (3155) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2016
volgens mij van een webshopje gescoord, zwart met schuimige bruine kraag. aroma van mouten, zoet, chocolade.... ... smaken zijn matig/redelijk zoet, matig bitter, zwak fruitig, redelijk moutig, donkere chocolade, vanille, lichte koffie, romig en glad van textuur, lage co2, lange prettige en wat zoete afdronk. ik moet erkennen ik ben echt onder de indruk van dit bier.... en al helemaal als je er niets van verwacht.... gewoon prima...

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