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

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RATINGS: 1929   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2416) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Bottled bomber. Blackish pour with a big sudsy tan head that has good retention. The aroma is blackened grains, anise, mocha and plums. The taste features sweet dried dark fruits, raisins dates and plums, with a licorice loaded malt base. Palate is full. Finishes long and sweet, Overall: Very nice stuff

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sonjeroo (20) - - JAN 7, 2016
Just ordered 4 beers at a bar in SL. Guy thinks Im weird. Anyway..Out of a bottle in Galle, SL. Smells of malt, chocolate, boozey, but light. Pours very dark with a thin head. Taste is malty, chocolate, some fruit. Delicious and v. Easy to drink. Id drink this stuff all the time.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MacBoost (1791) - Penfield, New York, USA - JAN 6, 2016
Chugged a 500ml can of this while sitting on the shitter last night. Solid stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4516) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Large can served in a Belgian snifter after some time for warming. Pours thick and essentially black with a moderate size, semi-durable tan head. The glass gets coated with lacing each time its tipped but the lacing doesnt stick to the glass/ . The aroma is relatively strong and fruity, with some alcohol esters and a hint of coffee. The flavor is moderately strong and surprisingly sweet. Mainly dark roasted malts with no char or burnt grain notes. Subtle hints of coffee and dark fruits. Smooth, medium-full body with appropriate carbonation. Overall: I drank this beer somewhat frequently when it first came to the US. It was a bargain at the time and, of course, quite good. Now it tastes sweeter than I remember and not quite as good but plenty good enough to recommend. Well hidden alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coachd (649) - Missouri, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Smells of milk chocolate, roasted malt, dark fruit and booze. A complex albeit a little too light aroma. Pitch black color with an abundance of mocha colored foam. Flavor is very roasty with some dark fruit like a cross between a quad and an imperial stout. Very drinkable, only a hint of booze in the aftertaste. Good palate but could be thicker. A little overrated but worth drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrjez (539) - Osaka, JAPAN - DEC 23, 2015
L: pours a very dark brown, nice finger of creamy tan head, good lacing. S: a rich dark chocolate aroma, roasted but not burnt malt, hints of vanilla and booze, perhaps cognac. Very nice as it warms. T: unfortunately it doesnt live up to the nose. Rich roasted malt and chocolate that doesnt evolve much over the drink, even falls away. Nice but one-dimensional. F: it starts strong, rich medium-full mouthfeel, good carbonation and bittering, but falls away kinda quickly and ends dry. O: this was my training-wheels heavy stout, my gateway to imperials, but it doesnt excite as it used to. Still solid, just not an instant fave anymore.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Whatup14 (1775) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2015
Bouteille 330ml. Couleur noire opaque, faible mousse moka fonce fuyante. Arme un peu pic, malt torrfi, malt, caf. Got de malt torrfi, caf. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen-faible. Plutt unidimensionnelle.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boxereddy (479) - BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2015
Gedronken in Sigirya Village Hotel aan de voet van de rots. Rating volgt en verlangt 75 karakters.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mister_Li (1099) - GERMANY - NOV 29, 2015
Klares dunkelbraun mit reichlich Schaum. Rstmalze, etwas Kaffee, Karamell, etwas Heu, wrzig.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
waolsen (1375) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Dark pour with thin tan head. Sweet aroma. Smooth stout. Rich malts, Choco w sweet finish. Easy drinking and well balanced stout


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