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Parallel 49 Ugly Sweater Milk Stout

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Brewed by Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Style: Sweet Stout
Vancouver, Canada

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Editor’s notes:

Ugly Sweater Milk Stout and N2 Milk Stout are the same beers using different carbonations.

Some references to this beer are at 5% ABV



3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregwilsonstl (1937) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Dark brown. Light body. Sweet. milk. Somewhat skunky taste. No head. Mild. Ok....wouldnt buy again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerplace (542) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 16, 2016
341ml bottle from Calendar Pack bought in the Great Bear Pub Liquor store. Pours a dark brown with no head. Non-intense aroma is caramel, roasted malt, some coffee notes. Taste is dark fruits, roasted malt. Smokey, roasted malt aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4770) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 15, 2016
650 ml. bottle, 5% abv and 30 IBU version. Pour is opaque ebony with a big foam that settles to a thin creamy disc. Nose is blackberry, raisin, waxy milk chocolate, graham cracker and a touch of espresso. Tastes the same with enough dark roast and acidity to almost keep the sweetness in check. Medium body has a pleasant, low-medium carbonation. Nice take on a sweet stout, but I could see how the lower IBU and abv version would probably be to the sticky-sweet side.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crit (3775) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 12, 2016
Black,minimal head.Lightly sweet vague roast nose.Same in palate,notes of condensed milk.Lacks carbonation. Another questionable beer from P49

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 3, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2016 2015 parallel 49 / central city advent calendar. Pours black, head doesn?t last. Dark cherries, chocolate, caramel roasted malts. Taste is similar to aromas. Good, but potential to be better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (4911) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Aroma is chocolate, light roast, faint Lactose, and faint dark fruit notes. Flavor is light and creamy with smooth chocolate and roast notes throughout. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3773) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Sample 1/16/16 (Binnys Downers Grove)-Pours black with a small head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, and roasted malt. Taste of the same but this milk stout did not have the sweetness that most others have. This medium bodied brew was not bad, just a bit lacking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7219) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Certainly milky. Pours black with great head and lacing. Roast and some chocolate. Light sweet finish. Creamy consistency. Tap at Drake.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reeko (50) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 26, 2015
Pour black with no head. Aroma of vanilla and a bit of smoke. Taste is a bit sweet with a slight vanilla taste and a very creamy finish. Overall I was pleasantly surprised. Not a bad stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2618) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 20, 2015
Dark brown pour. Aromas of root beer, anise, some red berry and cream. Similar flavours. A bit thin..but decent nonetheless.


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