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Brewed by Lion Brewery (Sri Lanka)
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Biyagama, Sri Lanka

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
pivnizub (8765) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle: Hazy, deep golden with a small off-white layer, sweet alcoholic-fruity nose; sweet flavour; full bodied; alcohol and sugar in the finish. Sweet, alcoholic and uniforme…

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (2182) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle at home, 330 ml. Into a stemmed glass. ABV 8.8% Pours a really deep golden yellow colour beer, with two finger of white head. Thick density, average retention. Medium lacing on the glass. Aroma is sweet, lots of malts and the alcohol already present. Not bad, but after a while it starts to smell kind of medicinal and that’s not so good either. Taste is also very sweet and malty. Grass, strong alcohol -not so obvious on the tongue but notable once has gone down-, grains. Medium thick body, carbonation good but towards the low side. Although nothing impressive but still manages to taste better than the local supermarket strong beers.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Erzengel (2536) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 13, 2013
Dark golden in the glass, white head. No real smell. The beer starts a bit sweet, highly drinkable and fruity. In the mainpart comes to the fruity nose a bit of alcohol. The aftertaste is a bit sharp, alcohol, malty-sweetness, not mine.
--> the 8.8% are noticeable all the time, the beer is quite sweet and has a huge lack of aroma.
--> 3/5/2/3

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
VastActiv (2768) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle 0.33l at home. BBE OCT 2013. Colour is murky light brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, grain, sweetness, alcohol and malts.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
caplinlee (37) - KAZAKHSTAN - AUG 18, 2013
Bought in a shop in Sri Lanka. I brought this beer home from my holiday to Sri Lanka but unfortunately about 25% of the beer managed to seep through the top into my suitcase. As it was a 625 ml bottle I still had a fair bit to taste. Anyway, I wasn’t a great lover of it however despite it being the strongest beer I’ve ever tried I didn’t think the alcohol was overpowering and this was more than drinkable. So although not a thumbs up from me It’s still the best strong beer I’ve tried.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Idiosynkrasie (3708) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2013
330ml bottle. Minimally cloudy golden colour with average to huge, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Flat grainy aroma, a touch of hay, very cautious hints of citrus. Taste is minimally sweet pale malty, slightly chalky and metallic, some husk, hints of alcohol in the finish.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kevnic2008 (7784) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2013
Pours yellow. Fizzy. Nose is sweet. Flavor is not bad, grains, but alcoholic taste.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jaghana (3808) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle 33cl, a copper beer with huge head, got gushing. Nose is very sweet and alcoholic like, aroma is on barley and corn sugar, alcohol is burning, monodimensional, boring.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (10435) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - APR 5, 2013
Alkoholischer, leicht süßer Antrunk. Dazu geringfügig herb, trocken. Helle Malzigkeit, herber werdend, wenig bitter. OK. 11/8/7/7/6/7

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
bembelembe (216) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 23, 2013
Only character that this beer has is its alcohol strongness. More corn, less rice aroma. Some faint fruit and herbal notes. Medium-high carbonation. Pale yellow-orange colour.


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