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Lion Stout - Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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very good

1,439 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,439
Reviews: 861
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 54
Gots: 64 | 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

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Amazingly complex for a stout. Truly needs to be savored. Unique aftertaste that is crisp for a stout.

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I noted this one specifically for the big complex aromas on the nose. I was getting chocolate, honey, vanilla, banana, pear, apple, coffee, espresso and roast. It poured a very dark, opaque brown with a light brown head. It had a nice silky, creamy mouthfeel, with a medium to full body and a light level of carbonation. To the taste there was big time chocolate and coffee, also vanilla, caramel, toffee and some subtle dark fruits. Aroma was definitely the star on this one, but it's hard to complain about anything really. It's a fantastic beer, very complex and easy drinking for a stout this big.

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Great malty taste right up front. Slight alcohol burn that tastes slightly metallic. Overall a well rounded stout.

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Lion Stout from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
88 out of 100 based on 1,439 ratings.