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Lion Stout | Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited

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3.91/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
Sri Lanka
lionbeer.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The dark caramel, large dense headed brew, with its 8.8% alcoholic content, is unique due to its sweet notes of chocolate and coffee interspersed into a foundation of dark roasted barley. Symbolic black to denote leadership, power, focus and strength, is dominant in the labeling as the lion journeys in the twilight unafraid, unbowed and unchallenged.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,511
Reviews:
908
Ratings:
1,633
pDev:
11.76%
Bros Score:
3.68
 
 
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79
Gots:
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of HarrySTruman
3.3/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Huge frothy head, nearly 50% head. Lot's of lacing. Really looks the part of a beautiful stout.

The taste is a bit sweet for me when comparing it to other stouts. Coffee is the predominant flavor and alcohol is the predominant smell.

The price and the ABV of this, while having a very strong drinkability, make this a solid choice. I would certainly drink this beer again.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of thecheapies
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Mammoth head. Couldn't fit the whole 11.2oz bottle initially. Black body, light brown head. Great stickage. 4.5

Roasty and malty goodness. Raw grains with some alkali-pressed cocoa. 3.5

Malty and sweet with hefty roast grain presence, dark mocha, subtle booze, and malt bitterness. 4.0

Milky smooth. Medium bubbly. A little heady after many sips. Feels better when it warms. 4.0

Loves me some Lion Stout. Recommended. 4.0

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of herman77
3.41/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark brown with a rocky, mocha colored head. Pretty nice lacing.

S: Roasted malt, lots of coffee, raisins, a hint of chocolate and a bit of metallic funk.

T: Not as roasty in the taste. More of a malty sweetness. Raisins and a bit of light, sweet chocolate. Has a bit of bitterness on the backend, pretty sure its from the roasted malt, not the hops.

M: On the higher side of medium. Average to lower carbonation, a bit smooth.

O: Not bad, not great. About what I expected. Think this was getting a little past it's prime though. Glad I got to try a beer fro Sri Lanka!

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2.95/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

330ml bottle. Snifter glass. Enjoyed on julĀ“11. Pours pitch black in color. Tan froth creates a creamy lasting & thick crown. Ripe grapes, raisins & hints of chocolate to the nose. Flavors & mouthfeel are dominated by a heavy sweetness. Quite cloying sensation.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Lion Stout from Ceylon / Lion Brewery Limited
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 1,633 ratings
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