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Lion Imperial Premium Malt Pilsner - Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
70
okay

182 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 25.42%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited visit their website
Sri Lanka

Style | ABV
Euro Strong Lager |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoctorDog on 06-11-2009)
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ejimhof, Mar 08, 2013
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3.05/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Perhaps I'm a little jaded or just spoiled after getting to know the differences of beers. Time was a beer like this would have been pretty high on my list. But now, after having different styles, a pilsner just doesn't seem to do it for me anymore. For what it is, it's acceptable. But then again, it ranks up there with a run of the mill grocery store brand. I probably won't revisit this one.

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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Is that light hop haze? Because, this bottle ain't that cold. Honey gold with a towering two inches of bright white head. Looks great.

Sweet, sweet grains and some light flowery hops. Ridiculously on-point from the label description. I doubted any hop aromas and I'm wrong. No booze noted. Just a really sweet and frosted cereal character. Still not a good nose, but I'm riding it out.

Wow. Holy sweet cereal water. Tastes like steeped cereal with sugar and a half-shot of vodka added. Slightly fruity, like a stale apple flavor in the finish. These pale malts are ripe with sweetness. Definitely, barley. No adjuncts noted, really. Just really strange.

One plus is a well-disguised 8.8%. Tastes more like 6%. Really thick for a lager, and the carbonation is way too soft. I'm hurting here.

Might be my first Euro Strong Lager, so I'll make it the bar-setter.

thecheapies, Dec 29, 2012
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Lion Imperial Premium Malt Pilsner from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
70 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.