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Lion Stout - Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,365 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,365
Reviews: 846
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 50
Gots: 50 | 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%

KevChiTown, Oct 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

SaisonRichBiere, Oct 14, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330-mL can. Unsure of bottling date.

Very dark chestnut brown. 1-finger dark tan head. Decent alcohol legs. 1/2-finger collar lingers. Malt roast, sweet cream, touch of cola. Vigorous swirl opens up licorice and fruit. The dark fruit intensifies with warmth

like Tsunami, the roast doesn't get acrid here. all told, however, the flavor's a tad muted - dark fruit (more similar to an ris or baltic porter), dark brown bread sweetness, but less coffee, dark chocolate than I'd like

thinner mouthfeel, despite the creaminess on the nose, but very, very drinkable. ultimately, I enjoyed this, but I think it strays off style

StoutItOutLoud, Oct 13, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +6.9%

gclark_43, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Fr0stb1te, Oct 10, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +3.8%

TomFoolery, Oct 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

iL0VEbeer, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

wtkphoto, Oct 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

dubdrop, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Dark black with a creamy head. Some chocolate, cocoa and dark roasted malt make up the smell. Smooth mouthfeel. Chocolate, some slight bitterness, and a strong alcohol flavor comprise the taste. A decent, strong stout. A little heavy on the alcohol taste, but otherwise is an OK Stout.

timontheroad, Oct 07, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -0.8%

KG710, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Hohnbaum, Oct 06, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +2.8%

OHBeerman, Oct 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

a little bitter on end, not so creamy ;( Metallic Taste Yuck

fatboyPeter, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

ZEB89, Sep 30, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -7.4%

Yankeejw, Sep 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Nordbier, Sep 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

mfl620ks, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

BarrelAgedG, Sep 28, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours pitch black with a light brown head with varying bubble size.
S: Hot chocolate and smokey charred wood. Metallic.
T: Much the same as the nose. So much charred wood and burnt malt flavor, I don't think I've ever tasted this much. Ends smokey.
M: Thick and sweet at first, finishing bitter dark chocolate.
O: One of the smokiest non-smoked (or maybe it is, I'm not sure) beers I've ever had. Very nice sipper, although I doubt it's very refreshing in hot and humid Sri Lanka.

Fargrow, Sep 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

brywhite, Sep 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

chefjohn15, Sep 25, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -0.8%

RupertRonco, Sep 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

seavercm, Sep 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

akillerburrito, Sep 21, 2014
Lion Stout from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
88 out of 100 based on 1,365 ratings.