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Brewed by Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Style: Scotch Ale
Vancouver, Canada
Serve in Thistle

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We put the kettle on for a long boil and this Scottish wee heavy is what we got. Rich Caramel is complemented by sea salt for a complex intense flavour. Another? Aye

LA International Beer Competition 2014, Gold Medal, Experimental Beers


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (5310) - Nueva York, New York, USA - APR 20, 2016
Cigarettes and Beer, Brooklyn can: pours murky brown with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, maltiness, and toffee. Taste is somewhat sweet. Very malty. Hints of salt. Smooth and easy to drink. Enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
woodychevy (847) - - MAR 26, 2016
Can at home. Was hoping for better from my homeland. The sweetness of the scotch ale somewhat tempered by subtle salty notes. Changed a lot as it warmed up and had a strange metallic finish. Bread notes, caramel and dried fruit. Somewhat thin bodied. Average.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerplace (768) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle 650ml. Pours a clear dark amber. Aroma is coffee with milk, caramel, toffy. Taste is slightly salty, caramel, dark fruits. Roasted malt aftertaste. Good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (952) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle from BevMo! in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is raisins, some caramel. Taste is pleasant and rich with toffee, raisins...a very solid Scotch Ale but wishing there was a bit more salty caramel flavors.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (5667) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 11, 2016
Tap at St Gambrinus, New York. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, caramel, some sweetness, some ripe fruits and malts.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 5, 2016
Pours Brown red, head dissipates quickly. Caramel, banana, scotchy aromas. Taste is caramel, scotchy deliciousness. So smooooooooooth on the palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (5042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear amber/copper. Aroma is caramel, salt, toasted malts, and some dates. Flavor is nicely sweet and smooth with a touch of salt, nice caramel, and faint bready malt. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3847) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Sample 1/16/16 (Binnys Downers Grove)-Pours copper with a small head. Aroma of caramel, salt, and malt. Taste of the same with a bunch more caramel and salt. This medium to full bodied brew is quite tasty.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (2357) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Meh was ok not super exciting and not as salty as I would have hoped but still ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (5068) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Bad can. Clear, dark tea color with a big fluffy khaki head. Sweet, peaty, fruity aroma with some acidity and toffee. Sweet, fruity, plummy, mossy, a bit boozy. Faint chocolaty notes. Finishes with a growing sweetness and a building toffee/burnt sugar body. ABC Liquors, Bull Run.


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