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

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RATINGS: 130   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


Crit's rating

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crit (3657) - Surrey, British Columbia, - JAN 14, 2013
Sparkling amber,small beige head.Carmel nose.Slightly burnt cloying carmel palate,salty notes.Lacks smoke/peat for style


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
simonblaine (530) - 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 (4626) - 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 (3663) - 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 (2141) - 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 (4834) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (4533) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 3, 2016
light brown color. Very sweet malty. The mouth has a whallop of caramel, cherries and lacks pettiness. Not a scotch ale. With some cherries in the finish. Ok but directionless

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (3589) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2016
12 oz can. Deep amber colored body with excellent clarity and a good head. Sweet aroma features caramel and vanilla. The flavor follows. sweet but not cloying. Medium carbonation with near medium body. Overall: very drinkable. Should be an excellent dessert beer. /recommended.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (1685) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Bomber from whole foods. Pours brown with a small head. Heavy aroma of bourbon and caramel. Taste is... Oh wow salted caramel, light metal, light leafiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reeko (49) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2015
Wow delicious. Pours a dark copper with a white head. Aroma of caramel. Taste of sweet caramel candy. Light carbonation, very tasty. Almost Luke liquid candy.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sulawang (835) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2015
Visual: Pours cinnamon brown with a very small head, almost non-existant layer of ringed retention, a few small bubbles here and there. Nose: light booze, brown sugar caramel malts. (lvl-6)-pungency Attack: immediate (lvl-9)-sweetness up front, crisp, thicker viscosity Mid-palate: continual sugars, tangy bite, (MAIN) caramel malts, toasted barley, alcohol bitterness Finish: malty sweet finish, subtle bitterness. Summary: Surprisingly sweet, a decent attempt at something unique but not getting much of the salt for the ’salted caramel’. A bit above average.


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