RateBeer
overall
98
98
style
Brewed by Lion Brewery (Sri Lanka)
Style: Foreign Stout
Biyagama, Sri Lanka

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1780   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
Share this beer with friends!
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
edsspoon (497) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle - pours black with a big light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, lots of smoke, roasted malt, some fruit and smoked fish. Taste starts off smokey with chocolate, followed by sweet malts, coffee and bitterness. Very sweet. Medium to heavy body with a medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ester_ (109) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 21, 2014
Dark brown color with a medium brown colored foam collar. Aromas of malt, roasted malt and caramel. Flavors of vanilla coffe, malt, chocolate and caramel. Couleur brun-foncé, moyen col de mousse de couleur brune. Arômes de malt, malt torréfié et caramel. Saveurs de café à la vanille, malt, chocolat et caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1625) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle, shared with Button, under a tree at Ripon races, 18th May. Nearly black. Lots of carbonation gives a big, bubbly, tan head. Smoky. Sweet, black coffee. Roast malt. Taste and palate are chewy and sweet, with the roast malt dryness and bitterness coming at the end. Overly carbonated, though.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzgorog (316) - FRANCE - MAY 19, 2014
Bière noire, mousse chocolat au lait haute, crémeuse et persistente, laissant une belle dentelle sur le verre. Nez de malt grillé, chocolat et café. Amertume modérée, texture crémeuse très agréable, bouche sur le chocolat et le café, retour amère et capuccino, bonne longueur en bouche. Très bonne surprise, je ne m’attendais à ce qu’une bière sri lankaise puisse être aussi bonne, comme quoi les préjugés ....

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (1028) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 17, 2014
Couleur noire, petite mousse beige. Nez de malt et café grillés, note d’alcool et reglisse. Gout doux puis fort de malt et caramel grillé avec fin de bouche reglisse bien ronde. Corps huileux.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crompt (117) - York, South Carolina, USA - MAY 14, 2014
This used to be one of my favorite stouts and one that got me into stouts in the first place. Back then I would probably give it perfect marks but years later after tasting becoming a beer snob spending ungodly amounts of money on overpriced rare beer this just doesn’t stand up anymore. I’m assuming the high rating is from high availability and people tasting a decent stout for the first time? If that is the case good for you and the good news is there are even better ones out there! Go find them!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (644) - LUXEMBOURG - MAY 11, 2014
Pitch black with a chocolate coloured medium head. Roasted malts, light coffee, pleasantly burnt caramel notes with some bitter chocolate notes on the nose. Very lightly fizzy with a light slick texture. Full bodied with balanced roasted bitter notes offering a typical light sweetness. The finish leaves roast notes on the palate. Nice!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
superflyguy (428) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
bloody lovely. thick dark and tangy. firm bitterness with loads of ripe frit and coffee/choco falvours. very good indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (2995) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Black pour from a cab at five star. Tons of off white head. Bitter and hoppy for a stout. Chocolate and coffee notes. Pretty good. Not seeing the 99 rating tho

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4750) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle - Dark malts and chocolate. Jet black with a rich brown head. Dark roast and molasses, with a long sweet dark finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 4 5 6  7  8 9 10 » 178


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50