Lion Stout

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alc./vol:
7.5%

Proof:
15°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

Categories: Stouts & Porters, Stouts

Product of: Product of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka


Ceylon (now Ski Lanka) was heavily influenced by British colonialist due to its tea plantations. Naturally these Victorians also had a thirst for beer so in 1881, Sir Samuel Baker set up a brewery in Nuwara Eliya high in the tea plantation hills and started brewing this bottle conditioned stout.
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Review and Tasting

Sampled on 07/07/2012

Appearance

(bbd Oct-12) Heavy sediment, pitch black with thin but retentive beige head and heavy lacing.

Aroma

Molasses, chocolate ice-cream and mocha coffee.

Taste

Very slightly sweet, malty with dark chocolate, mocha coffee and prune fruit.

Aftertaste

Milky chocolate mocha coffee.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 479105900445

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