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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: 1732   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
holdan (258) - USA - APR 12, 2014
Dark with nice crema. Aroma dark fruits, roasted malt. Taste sweet roasted malt, smoked tone, Full body, text smooth, finish with sweet roasted notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (550) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 10, 2014
Bue à la pression. Couleur noire profond, mousse marron claire. On retrouve le café, le chocolat et une pointe de sucre candi. Ronde et équilibrée.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SilverfoX (191) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2014
faint chocolatey malty aromas from a frothy fizzy head that soon vanishes, is a very thick muddy brown colour that doesnt allow any light through. medium sweetness, medium bitterness, salty, very fizzy. no aftertaste. i didnt find it as good as everyone else seems to rated it, very much like coke really.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erzengel (2327) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 7, 2014
330 ml. Tiefschwarz im Glas mit beigem Schaum. Das Bier riecht röstig-trocken und sehr intensiv. Toll dickflüssig-malzig. Leicht röstig und nicht zu süß. Sehr intensiv und trotzdem süffig. Weich-mild. Der Nachgeschmack ist leicht Stout-typisch säuerlich, trocken-malzig, intensiv-dickflüssig, leicht erdig.
Ein tolles Foreign-Stout. --> 13/12/12/13

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (524) - Orsenigo, ITALY - APR 6, 2014
Slightly hazy brown, brown head Caramel, winey, riped fruit Sweet malts, caramel, honey, riped fruit but without getting sticky Oily texture

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
paul_the_frog (33) - FRANCE - MAR 23, 2014
Smooth, chocolate but not sweet. Don( know what I wold eat with it ? a stew with cocoa

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (349) - CROATIA - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle, pours black with a thin tan head. Tastes bitter with chocolate, malt and hints of fruit. Nicely balanced. Good Beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Copey13 (2) - Yonago City, JAPAN - MAR 16, 2014 does not count
A nice dark, malty taste, strong without being overpowering. A lot more caramel than coffee, which I prefer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
circinus (197) - SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle 33 cl from Gastown. Black with a thin beige head. Alcohol, vineous, dark fruit. Medium kropp, low carbonation, fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (390) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 14, 2014
Pours black with tan foam head. Sweet medicinal, cherry aroma. Almost cough syrup, aniseed in there as well. Flavour is full on sweet cherries, almost like a black forest gateau. Slight bitterness on the finish. Oily mouthfeel with smooth finish. Mild carbonation. Strange but drinkable.


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