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Lion Stout - Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,414 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,414
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 50
Gots: 61 | 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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Photo of dorlandenator
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

An intense stout for sure. Kind of harsh the first time; liked it much more the second time.

Photo of eawolff99
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of McBraniel
4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.12/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of dleiner
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Rcaisse
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of KevChiTown
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of StoutItOutLoud
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
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

Photo of gclark_43
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Fr0stb1te
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of TomFoolery
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of iL0VEbeer
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of wtkphoto
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of dubdrop
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of Chief_Mug
4/5  rDev +2%

I am surprised to see the metallic taste n 2 different reviews. I found this Stout to be very smooth, malty and pleasant tasting. I think Ceylon does a good job of hiding the high ABV which is uncommon in a Stout. My Rating as 4.0 is a Good Beer, not a wow -can't live without. but a Beer I would recommend.

Photo of timontheroad
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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.

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3.9/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of OHBeerman
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of fatboyPeter
3/5  rDev -23.5%

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

Photo of ZEB89
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Yankeejw
3.64/5  rDev -7.1%

Lion Stout from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
88 out of 100 based on 1,414 ratings.