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Parallel 49 Seedspitter Watermelon Wit

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Brewed by Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Vancouver, Canada
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Have you ever sipped a summer day? This crisp wheat ale finishes with a blast of refreshing watermelon.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
a_sully (168) - - OCT 27, 2014
Very light yellow with an almost non exist any head. Aroma of floral and citrus. Taste is light and sweet and effervescent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 26, 2014
On tap @ Parallel 49. Rather hazy golden pour with a white head. Nose is sweet watermelon candy and soda. Some hints of grass and a fair amount of banana. Tastes quite sweet, unsurprisingly. A lot of banana and watermelon candies. Sort of soda-like in terms of the sweetness and mild acidity. Minimal malt of hop presence. Just a bit of bread and grass. Not as good as their other fruity offerings.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
Draught, St Augs. Cloudy tan, with an appetizing watermelon aroma. Taste is sweet, good watermelon character but then it finishes mostly yeasty. So right when it needs a clean, refreshing finish it does a 180 into yeast sludge. Argh.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 30, 2014
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Murky blond color with compact head. Light aroma of wheat. Simple wheat beer, with very low bitterness, no watermelon, instead an evident hazelnut flavor.
Not offensive.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Masterkush7 (567) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 7, 2014
Hazy golden pour. Aroma is yeast, spice, citrus. Body has normal Wit flavour with the additional flavour of watermelon. It tastes pretty artificial to me, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Marheb (2299) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2013
Aqueux et sans saveur avec une légère acidité. Malgré une base de bière de blé assez timide, j’ai peine à détecter le melon...pas besoin d’en dire plus.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
czar (4687) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2013
pours hazy pale yellow with a small white cap, some retention and lacing. fruity and lightly sweet malts, wheat, oranges, coriander, spices, phenols, chalky, (maybe) a bit of melon in the finish, although it seems a tad articial. moderate to low carbonation, light body - watery, short bland herbal-citrusy finish. forgettable. DP.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mathieuc (1513) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2013
Not much notes on this one... (Not much to be said, too). There was no head, no lace, no body.... I mean, it was really watery like taking a bite off a watermelon so that is pretty good I guess... Taste was light, aroma didn’t push me into taking notes either. Meh, not "bad" but definitely not good.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tom10101 (3102) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle (355 ml). From Fonduevoodoo. Clear yellow/golden with a small white head and light lacing. Aroma is arficial and perfumy with melon and light spices. Taste is also kind of artificial and perfumy and about the same as aroma. Some acidity from the wheat. Light to medium body. Medium carbonation. Watery. Until I’m proven wrong, I think that Watermelon’s beer are just a bad idea.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RumRunner101 (809) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 11, 2013
Hazy golden pour. Aroma is yeast, spice, citrus. Body has normal Wit flavour with the additional flavour of watermelon. It tastes pretty artificial to me, but it’s still decent.


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