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Lion Stout - Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,288 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,288
Reviews: 835
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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discdueler

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-01-2012 04:21:31 | More by discdueler
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aerozeppl

New York

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2008 23:36:16 | More by aerozeppl
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MSchae1017

Georgia

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2008 01:34:27 | More by MSchae1017
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-03-2013 22:15:16 | More by WOLFGANG
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jak

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-29-2011 16:15:21 | More by jak
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da_beers

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-03-2013 14:19:52 | More by da_beers
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-21-2013 02:06:06 | More by smithj4
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ksimons

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-27-2012 06:02:10 | More by ksimons
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Spunky

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-06-2011 14:59:30 | More by Spunky
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bscalt

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-11-2012 01:16:12 | More by bscalt
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Theniz

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-14-2014 10:50:01 | More by Theniz
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odualum13

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-13-2012 01:24:28 | More by odualum13
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-07-2014 20:08:38 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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l0rddavis

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-24-2014 00:09:28 | More by l0rddavis
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Duvel

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-09-2013 15:48:00 | More by Duvel
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Kyrojack

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-05-2014 19:42:33 | More by Kyrojack
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Huffs

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-15-2013 01:44:22 | More by Huffs
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aminobutyricacid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-04-2012 17:44:41 | More by aminobutyricacid
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shanemcp


4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-19-2012 01:25:15 | More by shanemcp
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M1k3y

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-11-2013 02:19:47 | More by M1k3y
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madvermin

California

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2011 09:30:42 | More by madvermin
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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-27-2011 06:08:35 | More by barnzy78
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malaki3386


4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-06-2014 16:35:48 | More by malaki3386
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ponbon63

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-22-2011 20:52:23 | More by ponbon63
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

10-08-2013 02:26:45 | More by Waveoff
Lion Stout from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
88 out of 100 based on 1,288 ratings.