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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: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   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



3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3781) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 26, 2015
11.5 ounce bottle. Pours dark brown with a decent beige head. Aroma of malt and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, some coffee, and some lactose. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5366) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle under the N2 Nitrogenated Milk Stout moniker at 5% ABV. Black pour with a dense tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate and caramel. Taste is roasted malt, burnt caramel, coffee and milk chocolate. Body is light-medium and has a soft, creamy carbonation. Ends with more roasted malt, milk chocolate, cocoa, burnt caramel and light candy notes.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
darrennelson12 (453) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
In bottle .. aroma typical of a stout. Taste was quiet light bodied, with some chocolate notes along with malts and tobacco, and a dry finish. Overall, OK but I am not a big stout fan

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RCx240 (94) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Pours a thick, opaque, dark brown. Small, tan head with little retention. Aroma is dark chocolate, roasted coffee with a hint of sweetness. Taste is sweet, rich, creamy milk chocolate, a hint of roast hazelnuts and coffee. Silky smooth and creamy body, very soft carbonation and a sweet, and finishes with a lingering sweetness. Quite enjoyed this one.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JMerritt (1850) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottled. Black with a thick, light brown head. Moderately roasty aroma with quite a bit of milk chocolate, heavy on the chocolate syrup. Chocolate quickly wanes as it warms, letting a bit more toasted grains through. Mildly sweet, moderately bitter flavor, heavy on the roast and black coffee. Rather thin bodied. Nothing to write home about.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (790) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle, given to me by my brother in law. Pours an opaque brown, tannish head, about half finger, minor flecks of lace. Nose is sweet malt, sugar, chocolate. Tastes quite sweet, sugary, brown sugar, lactose, malty, chalky.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (5237) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle - Lots of chocolate and cocoa notes. Deep brown with a rich light brown head. Roast, chocolate and coffee. Not getting the sweetness or lacto, but it is creamy and pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9041) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2014
On tap at Bar Volo. Hits the style, though very much on the sweet side. Still drinkable. Black bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (12849) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 25, 2014
Dark brown, not a ton of aroma. Body is a bit thin and yeasty. Light chocolate. Finishes still a bit too yeasty for my tastes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alanthebeerguy (184) - - MAR 22, 2014
Pours black, tan head. Nitrogen added so good lasting head. Smell is typical stout, dark malts, bread. Taste is malt forward, little dry. But the finish is a little sweeter and medium dry. A more refreshing stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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