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Lion Stout - Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,470 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,470
Reviews: 870
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 55
Gots: 75 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-28-2001

 http://www.lionbeer.com 
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Ratings: 1,470 | Reviews: 870
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Obtained in 6 pack can form from a wasteful cardboard box carrier. Poured out of the tin it looks very pleasing to the eye of a stout fancier. The body is nearly raisin coloured with a delightful looking tan froth rimming the glass and clinging fast. Nary a bubble to speak of. The smell is smooth and rich with roasted aromas and mellow sweet darkness. The taste rolls in on a fluffy mouthfeel and is at once sweet and dry. Flavours are mild and smooth yet very pronounced. Delicious and quite easy on the drinkability tip.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle poured into my DFH pint glass yields a big black body with a crown of fine-bubbled khaki foam with excellent retention that leaves scattered lacing.

Smells nice and roasty with chocolate and coffee and a nice roasted barley note.

Tastes of roasted malts with brown sugar and tangy caramel with chocolate and coffee highlights and a touch of licorice.

Medium-full-bodied with a sting of carbonation. Excellent drinkability.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a thick black with a lot of lace through the entire tasting of this fine beverage.

Tastes of chocolate malt, coffee, smokey, and the warming of high gravity.

I think this beer for the money is an excellent brew! I was a little skeptical at first, but I came around and bought it. Who would have know that they make good beer in Sri Lanka.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very dark brown to black color pour with two fingers of foamy coco head.Aroma of Semisweet chocolate and burnt malt grain. Flavor is slightly sweeter than the aroma would have you believe,sweet and bitter chocolate,coffee beans,and maybe a hint of earthy vanilla, a nice hint at the alcohol in the very end,nice little bitter aftertaste, velvety mouthfeel,smooth carbonation.Very good, I would love to drink a couiple of these.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A six pack was part of my birthday present from my wife, who doesn’t know much about beer. She picked it out on her own…a great present! 12 oz bottle marked 595 17:18, with a photo and quote of Michael Jackson on the back, poured into a nonic pint glass

A—pours solid black with a 1 ½ inch mocha colored head that collapses down nicely into a foamy blob, spotty lacing is produced as I drink

S—fruit and coffee are blended well, alcohol comes out, too, sweet chocolate is also very mild

T—can really taste the bitter roasted coffee and sweet chocolate flavors, somewhat nutty notes, like the smell, the flavors are blended very well, finishes a bit dry

M—thick and smooth, full bodied, perfect carbonation

D—a solid stout, very warming and filling, drinkable, but three might do it due to the thickness and 8% abv.

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Lion Stout from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
88 out of 100 based on 1,470 ratings.