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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1938   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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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (11761) - Sborg, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2003
Bottled: Almost black as a moonless winternight in Scandinavia. Huge light brown head that last long. Aroma is a palate of impressions. Sweet roastyness is the dominant impression, but coffee comes to mind as well. Flavour is very coffeeish and roasty. Pleasant bitterness imediately on the tongue and palate. Alcahol is nicely hidden but a little delicious alcaholburnt is present on the tongue. This is a nice surprise, that I will revisit whenever available.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (11678) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
"poured near black with a big fluffy light brown head. nice to look at, nicer to smell. the aroma isnt over the top, butsubdued...still nice, though. chocolate malt balls, roasted coffee. you get a touch of smoke and maybe a hint of tobacco in the flavor too. ton of milky smooth chocolate. ridiculously smooth and deceptively lighter body for an 8% stout. one of the most drinkable stouts ive ever had. this could be a daily drinker in the colder months."

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (11475) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 3, 2010
UPDATED: APR 4, 2010 330 ml bottle. BBE Feb 2010. From Kbenhavn, Denmark.
Pitch black colour with average to big creamy light brown head. Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, ash and liquorice in aroma. Flavour is much milder with roasted malt, some coffee, dark chocolate, salt and some bitter hops. Pretty good stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (11324) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2011
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours pitch black with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (11272) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2006
Bottle. Coffee and dark chocolate aroma. Opaque black-brown color with slight head. Cappuccino and smoky malt flavor. Very nice flavor but just a bit on the lighter side

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (11041) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 22, 2008
Nice stout. Very black pour with a brown head. Aroma is super chocolatey and dark dried fruits as well. Flavor is full of chocolate and moderately sweet. Some molasses on the tongue too. A slight hint of bitterness if very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (11024) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2005
Bottle...This beer rocks!... Very dark ale with a mid-sized, creamy, well-tanned head. Ink-blot lacing. Aroma and flavor of dried plum, molasses and chocolate. A touch of cola in there too. Full-bodied and silky smooth with moderate carbonation. Lengthy, chocolatey finish. Really nice, world class beer!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Name: Lion Stout
Date: April 04, 2002
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ale Atlanta
Appearance: Black
Aroma: light aroma
Flavor: rich malt flavor, lots of sweetness, chocolate

Name: Lion Stout
Date: April 06, 2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: black with ruby edges, whispy tan head
Aroma: roasted malt aroma with a hint of chocolate
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor with a roasty finish
Overall: no essence of the 8% alcohol

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10742) - FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 10, 2006
Big bottle. Nice thick black colour.Great light brown foam. Yummy aroma of dark chocolate and coffee. Creamy lovely flavour of roasted malts, chocolate and with a some bitterness. Nice long aftertaste. A grea great stout! And that 8% alc. sure warms you up.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
adnielsen (10594) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 21, 2011
Can @ home. Black appearance with a big, fluffy, dark brown head. Somewhat boozy, roasty, dark malty, very aromatic and powerful nose. Boozy, very roasty, dark burnt malty, powerful flavor with a very roasty and fairly boozy finish. I dont enjoy it very much but I can see how it can be appreciated.


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