Brewed by Lion Brewery (Sri Lanka)
Style: Malt Liquor
Biyagama, Sri Lanka


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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
Can and bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (18735) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Can shared late-night at RBWG 2016 - many thanks to JackL. Pours clear yellow-gold with a foamy white head. Simple bread, fresh malts and cereal in the nose. Medium sweet flavor with notes of rotting apple, orange, cereal, damp grains, alcohol. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Warming finish with more raw malt, cereal, booze. Solid malt liquor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (9538) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
In hotel to . clear golden. Orange ywlloow coloiyeewd pour wwuth a lookae white heas. Flavour is closed of sweet, cereala. Nutty grains. Fought. Semi sweet. Moderate. .

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sonjeroo (20) - - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle in Kandy, SL. Smells of cheap American beer. Slightly acidic, grassy, boozy. Pour is amber with a thick white/yellow head. Tons of carbonation on the pour-- literally can see the carbonation for minutes afterward. Palate is not complex; tastes of a lite american beer but with a boozy tinge. Zero complexity, almost watery but deceptively high ABV. Essentially the malt liquor of SL.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Borresteijn (6498) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2015
50cl Can brought from Sri Lanka, thanks Thijs! Clear golden orange colour, white head. Aroma of pickled ginger, a bit soapy, lemon spray, cheap strong lager. Flavour of root beer, ginger, quite sweet, a bit of metal, fruity, thin bitter finish with sugar and aluminium. Medium bodied at best.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Boxereddy (479) - BELGIUM - NOV 30, 2015
Gedronken uit 625ml fles van Gamini Wine Store in Habarena Sri Lanka. Helder gouden bier met witte schuimkraag.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Manslow (1121) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Butelka na Sri Lance. Kolor jasnozłoty, klarowny, piana duża ale niezbyt trwała. Aromat karmelu i słodu.Smak lekko korzenny, trochę owoców.Bardzo dobre wykończenie, trochę alkoholu i mocnych przypraw.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
330ml can in Colombo. pours a clear amber. aroma is sweet grain, malt, caramel, wet cardboard. taste is sweet, grainy alcohol. not the best.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dzhigga (349) - Kirov, RUSSIA - AUG 29, 2015
Can. Honey-like color with medium head. Aroma is malty, fruity, light alcohol aroma. Taste is lightly sweet, with huge amount of alcohol. Difficult to drink, especially it’s strange to drink this beer in Sri Lankian hot weather. Bad one. Beer for fast-drunk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drinking_77 (85) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Review: Bottle of Lion Strong Lager 8.80% ABV A Gold medal winner in 2012 from the Monde Selection, the Michelin Guide version of beer, the lager came in some pretty impressive imagery, the bottle showing a very intimidating lion face. I guess signifying strength and prowess. Perhaps his name is Cecil? Pour we have a dark golden colour, with a nice sized white head that dissipates quick enough, leaving pretty good lacing . Looks decent, like a proper beer. Got a very fruity aroma, an apple and a lot of sweet smelling malts. The smell was quite strong, all that fruit! For a lager that is 8.8%, it was very well hidden, not feeling the true strength at all. There is a very fruity taste to this beer, very overpowering. The taste lingers in the mouth, very sweet with a good grain taste. Some bitterness in the aftertaste. Interesting beer alright, could actually be a decent session beer considering the ABV. as it was very easy to drink. I had four of them, and was fine! (I think!).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
smells like caramel and butter, Pale gold gold with a huge white head that isnt going anywhere.... tastes like nothing id expected.... tastes like raspberries and coconut and cream, i kid ye not! has a slightly spicy peppery finish, really very nice!

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