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

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1704   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
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Staffan47 (802) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2013
Svart tät. Fantastisk doft av kaffe och choklad. Imponerad och förväntningarna på smaken stiger. Tyvärr dock något helt annat. Torr, riktigt torr. Svagt rökig i eftersmaken med lite aska. Medium beska. Kul att testa en så pass bra öl från ett land som inte direkt är kända för sin bira.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UkrainPubCrawler (57) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 14, 2013
A good solid stout with a dark color. Nice aroma and well balanced flavor. It’s worth trying.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1474) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2013
sri lanka tick momos. pours dark jet black, quick tan head gone before it appears. lots of chocolate in the nose. taste adds espresso, booze. body is big, gnarly but at times silky. snoop lion impressed.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bogeysbeer (4) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 11, 2013 does not count
Wonderful beer! Great taste and plenty of stout characteristics. Wonderful balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
richie747 (35) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 11, 2013
UPDATED: APR 16, 2014 Considering Sri Lanka is not a country known for beer, amazing! 8.8%alc in a 625ml bottle at Gateway Hotel near CMB airport. A black, almost red body with tan head that whitens with perfect lacing. Mild aroma, but smashed with dark fruit and strong malt. Some slight smoke/rausch taste, followed by heavy complex roasty backbone. Ive noticed a varied quality thru several bottles in an evening session, all are above average that I had.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (3777) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle from McTapps, many thanks. Almost black color with medium beige head. Dark fruits, roasted malr, coffee. Taste, dark fruits, coffee. Alcohol is well hidden. Long fruity finish with light hoppy bitterness. Very tasty beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gurthnar (1227) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. Aroma a bit boozy, raisins, grapes, plums. Heavy. Very dark colour. Taste is light sour, plums, ripe fruits. Drinks quite well. Good beer, although a bit boozy. Alcoholey finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (778) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle, courtesy of Cuso. Pours dark brown color, dark beige head. Aroma is grapes, coffee, dark berries, milk chocolate. Taste is chocolate, dark berries, roasted malt, hints of alcohol, grapes. Nice bittersweet coffee finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
andriesradu (401) - ROMANIA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours dark brown to black with almost no head. Nice olive aroma also sweet, chocolate and roasted malt. Flavor is sweet, roasted malt, again some olives which I can feel almost in all the foreign stouts. Excelent

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (469) - Monterey, California, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Can at Niche Cafe in Bangkok. Pours black with a tan head that fades quickly. Nose is dark roasted grain and malt with notes of anise. Sweet flavor. Medium body, lively carbonation. Quite good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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