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Parallel 49 Schadenfreude Pumpkin Oktoberfest

Brewed by Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Vancouver, Canada


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
We’ve carved out a pumpkin Oktoberfest even Ichabod would love. This hearty, malty lager is warmed by the mighty pumpkin and lifted with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, all-spice and ginger.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Canmoore (414) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 23, 2016
Pours a clear amber with very little head. Aroma has notes of pumpkin pie, some bready malts. Tasting notes include more pumpkin pie, lots of spices, herbal dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brettsky06 (199) - Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 23, 2016
Pours a copper colour. Pumpkin and spice in the aroma. Sweet malty flavours. Decent but nothing too special

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (638) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2016
2016/10/17 - Pours a clear medium amber colour with a large, frothy, off white head that quickly reduces and leaves minimal, patchy lacing. Aroma is biscuity/bready malt, pumpkin, spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, all spice), ginger and light hints of vanilla and toffee. Smells like pumpkin pie with vanilla ice cream. Taste is lightly toasted biscuit malt, vanilla, ginger, pumpkin pie spices and light vegetal notes. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with smooth carbonation and a lightly dry finish. I actually liked this beer more than I had anticipated. Great mouthfeel and use of ginger. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer (4184) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2016
Faint Aroma of spice, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Some nice bready malts, subtle pie crust. Good mouth feel, soft carb. Spices come through large in the finish. Medium bitterness, strong cinnamon, and cardamon, and sweet doughy bread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Metalchopz (3095) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 12, 2016
Pours a clean deep amber colour with a warm beige head and nice lacing. Vienna and Munich malts for aromas with toasted grains, some rusty notes that are less pleasant and hints of spices. The spices show up more in the taste. Toasted malts with cinnamon and nutmeg. Not much pumpkin is showing as beer is filtered intensively. A good idea to mix an Oktobefest and a pumpkin ale. Just lacking the vegetable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cfrancis (3164) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2016
Pours dark orange gold with a small white pillow. Aroma is cinnamon, nutmeg and all spice although quite subtle. Taste is a nice malty base with some light cinnamon, nutmeg and all spice. Better on the scale of pumpkin beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Karol (877) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 9, 2016
Bottled bought today at an LCBO in Kingston Canada. Poured a clear golden copper color. Good soapy head. Aroma of sweet pumpkin, spices, fruit sirup. Taste mirrors the aroma plus fruity bitter hops, dark fruit tea. Dry malty fruity bitter finish. Refreshing. Overall quite good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (942) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 17, 2015
Entry-mid level Oktoberfest beer. Has the expected notes of allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves etc, but also has a nice creamy flavour from the pumpkin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
[6005-20131023] Tap. Allspice sweet spices and pumpkiny notes in the aroma. Clear, orange brown body with a long-lasting foamy white head. Pumpkin pie and spiced fruity malt flavour. Medium body. Tasty, very Octobery. (7+/3+/8/4/14) 3.6
(@ Volo, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
a_sully (446) - - OCT 18, 2014
White head with an amber brown colour. Aroma of pumpkin. Taste is smooth and floral with a hint of nutmeg. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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