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Lion Stout - Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,341 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,341
Reviews: 840
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 50
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited visit their website
Sri Lanka

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
 http://www.lionbeer.com 

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-28-2001)
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

discdueler, Dec 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Pours black with some brown creeping in on the edges. One finger of tan head.

S: Nice roasted smell is coming through in the nose. Sweetness is right behind it. Perfect for an export stout.

T:Sweet bitter up front then into a slight roasted taste. The taste fades out and there really is not much of an aftertaste.

M: Little to thin for my liking.

D: Super easy drinking. The export stouts are great for that while still giving you a reasonable amount of flavor. For the $2.99 I paid for the bomber it is definitely worth it.

aerozeppl, Jan 27, 2008
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Opaque with cream colored head. Nice retention and lacing.

S - sweet and roasty

T - like the smell. sweet and roasty. a bit of fruitiness. similar to Sam Smith Imperial

M - medium bodied, smooth carbonation.

D - quite drinkable. A nice stout.

MSchae1017, May 01, 2008
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

WOLFGANG, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

jak, Dec 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

da_beers, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

smithj4, Aug 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

ksimons, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Spunky, Dec 06, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

bscalt, Nov 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Theniz, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

odualum13, Jun 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

l0rddavis, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Duvel, Mar 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Kyrojack, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Huffs, Feb 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

aminobutyricacid, May 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

shanemcp, Nov 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

M1k3y, Dec 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black as night, with a light tan head that laceswell and dissapates to a one finger static cap.

Smells boozy, and sweet, possibly of raisins and molasses. Can't detect much else, but raisin sweetness is very strong.

Taste is of very toasty malt chocolate, with that molasses in the background, and a little bit of bitterness in the finish. Quite pleasing and clean for the style, and really nicely sweet at the beginning of the sip. 8.8% abv makes itself known just a little bit in the breath initially, and helps the flavor out a lot. Coffee hints in the after-swallow breath, which is nice.

Mouth feel is tingly and thick, and drinkability is not fantastic due to the abv and boozy taste, but still pretty good for the style. Bonus points for the awesome lion picture on the bottle art, very Sri Lankan of them.

madvermin, Feb 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

barnzy78, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

malaki3386, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

ponbon63, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Waveoff, Oct 08, 2013
Lion Stout from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
88 out of 100 based on 1,341 ratings.