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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1748   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mintzmeet (195) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2014
honestly smells pretty bad. smells like rotten sugar cane. strong coffee flavor, but surprisingly light. very alcoholic

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1122) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
330ml bottle, 7.5% from B&M Bargains Stockton. Dark brown-black in colour, foamy tan head leaving some lacing and aroma of malt, treacle, chocolate. Taste is sweet malty with dark fruits, chocolate and cocoa plus alittle roasted bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, lingering cocoa in the finish. Quite drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (475) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2014
On tap at the Mayor of Oldtown. Appearance: ok lacing, grown head, black to dark brown color. Aroma: bourbon, chocolate, light roast, light alcohol, molasses. Palate: full body, soft carbonation, slightest bitter on back end, creamy/oily. Taste: great full sweetness to lightest bitterness on end. Overall, very well balance, but not that complicated. Very impressive import.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Brynner737 (1) - - APR 20, 2014 does not count
Perhaps the best overall balanced stout I’ve had. Certainly up there with the best.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1006) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Aroma: prunes, dark ripe fruit, caramel, molasses. Appearance: dark brown/black, beige medium frothy head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: coffee, alcohol, black fruits, heavy body, low carbonation, average-long finish. Overall: what a surprise, great Stout, delicious taste and palate. Bottle from Drinks of the World Bern HB, Switzerland.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopmelt (172) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2014
UPDATED: APR 25, 2014 Pours near black, big thick khaki head. Aroma milk chocolate, coffee, alcohol, bready caramel malt. Taste roast malt, bittersweet chocolate, coffee, bready malt, slight sweetness, alcohol and noble hops. Mouthfeel is full, rich, low carbonation, alcohol astringency present, semisweet finish. Overall very tasty, complex yet balanced, excellent beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
holdan (260) - 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 (616) - 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 (254) - 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 (2531) - 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


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