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A Drink That Roars

The Brewery is proud of their heritage of 160 years, having continually walked the path of innovation and visionary pragmatism, to ensure that their products remain on a high platform of quality while being affordable to their target market

Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC is home to the legendary Lion Beer. Birthed and conceptualized on traditional brewing recipes and techniques since 1860, today, Lion Beer has etched an illustrious path to becoming Sri Lanka's benchmarked leader in the market. Infusing world-class best practices, innovation, state of the art technology and a knowledge pool that remains beyond comparison, Lion Beer reflects a true Sri Lankan Brand constructed on a global platform of excellence.

As a respected and responsible industry leader, they ensure that their products are designed, produced and marketed conscientiously and with accountability. they are committed unwaveringly to creating value for their stakeholders and in infusing visionary environmental standards into their processes. As a responsible corporate spearhead, they proudly uphold ethics, values and principles in a 'beyond compliance' milieu.

As is symptomatic of the industry, they must be aware that theirs is an adult product and hence, in all aspects of their business, they are completely cognizant that their actions are constructed on a platform of immense responsibility. Thus, as a leading corporate steward, they maintain their product portfolio with pride and responsibility, ensuring that the product they produce reflects the state of the art technology and best practices they have always permeated and that it is aligned to the contemporary needs and wants of their loyal consumers.

Lion Lager: Undoubtedly the best selling among their mild beers, Lion Lager has a 4.8% alcohol volume and is credited as a great thirst quencher. Golden roasted malt in colour with a hint of fruit and caramel flavouring, it is very slightly sweet with fewer hop notes. The attractive labelling is in sophisticated black and gold, showcasing their strong but watchful golden lion as the king of the savannah, symbolising visionary leadership and power.

Lion Strong: This amber golden beer adds a definite kick to the unique flavour that's a sign of the Lion Family of Beers. With an alcohol content of 8.8%, the branding denotes the proud head of their lion creating an image of power, strength and unchallenged victory.

Lion Stout: 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 labelling as the lion journeys in the twilight unafraid, unbowed and unchallenged.

Carlsberg: The international flavours of global brewers Carlsberg, is produced at the Lion Brewery under license, adding further dimensions to the portfolio of products on offer, is available in 4.8%.

Carlsberg Special Brew: The international flavours of global brewers Carlsberg, is produced at the Lion Brewery under license, adding further dimensions to the portfolio of products on offer, is available in 8.8%.

GB: Brewed with all natural ingredients to export standards, GB Export is an easy drinking beer with a low level of bitterness coupled with a subtle malty-hop caramelized taste. Gently carbonated with tight small bubbles, its head dissipates quickly allowing the beer to go down easy. With a rich deep copper colour & subtle spirit nose, this 8.8% beer delivers a great lasting kick while allowing the drinker to stay in control. Perfect for taking away tiredness at the end of the day, GB doesn’t leave you with a bloated heavy feel due to its low carbonation.

Three Coins Larger: The original all-malt, traditional German Lager is golden in colour, with a crisp refreshing finish. So, whether you say “Prost” or “cheers”, raise your glass to the finer things in life.

Ryders: Ryder’s Wild apple is a delicious apple flavoured beer that is brewed with finest ingredients and contains real apple juice. The low level of bitterness gives a refreshing crispy liquid with a lasting kick. Ryder’s Wild apple is introduced with a youthful packaging design coupled with an innovative pull off crown to the consumer for the first time in Sri Lanka. Grab a Ryder’s Wild apple and experience the real apple beer.

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