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Lion Stout - Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,285 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,285
Reviews: 834
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 50
Gots: 33 | 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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ystazi

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-05-2014 00:34:48 | More by ystazi
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ZtremEoj

Washington

3.05/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

A pitch-black brew from Sri-Lanka, an island off the southern coast of India.

I received this beer as part of a "beer of the month" club type thing.

I was excited to open this beer, but it wasnt quite up to what i was expecting. maybe a little too metallic?

The can it came in looks nicely appointed. Simple black and red with a lion (as expected).

When poured, it looked almost syrup-y. very heady.

The smell is just on-par for a stout.

The taste did disappoint me a little. To me, it was a little bit metallic for my taste.

Not a bad mouthfeel. Pretty smooth.

Overall, it was just Okay. Dont hate it, but would not choose it again if given other options.

Serving type: can

07-03-2014 04:30:28 | More by ZtremEoj
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-02-2014 19:47:34 | More by jwps214
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moshea

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-30-2014 14:43:27 | More by moshea
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meltroha

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-29-2014 02:27:35 | More by meltroha
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eric5bellies

Australia

4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sitting in my hotel room here in Colombo

A - pours an oily thick ebony colour. Nice creamy tanned head that retains well

S - heaps of toffee, coffee and vanilla

T - up front some nice vanilla flavours, followed by some caramel and toffee. Espresso finish.

M - full body and low carbonation. Impressive

O - well you don't expect great stouts to come from Sri Lanka but this is a great stout. Full of flavour,body and balance. One of those really nice surprises that you get every once in a while.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 09:15:04 | More by eric5bellies
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vvlebedev

Switzerland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-27-2014 12:16:55 | More by vvlebedev
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-26-2014 20:21:46 | More by huntermop
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BobCS

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

06-25-2014 00:26:30 | More by BobCS
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mrjez

Japan

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-23-2014 00:01:27 | More by sonofliberty2
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warpig372

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-19-2014 18:58:34 | More by warpig372
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Zond

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-18-2014 10:09:24 | More by Zond
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-17-2014 23:09:46 | More by DaftPatrick
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brocktune

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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brittanylicious

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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heysuz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-14-2014 14:00:11 | More by heysuz
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BigTuna1066

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-13-2014 19:13:06 | More by BigTuna1066
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jonandhisflask

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

06-12-2014 14:44:46 | More by jonandhisflask
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Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-12-2014 04:17:37 | More by Socialiste
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-11-2014 00:17:02 | More by pathman
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ale207

Maine

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-09-2014 02:28:49 | More by ale207
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-06-2014 19:37:24 | More by Dicers
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lilnicky068

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-05-2014 20:02:53 | More by lilnicky068
Lion Stout from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
88 out of 100 based on 1,285 ratings.