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


on tap

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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

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andrewje41 (4661) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2017
Draft pour at Parallel 49. Ruby caramel pour with a thin, patchy head. Sweet, toasty aroma. Cinnamon, vanilla, cream, mixed spices. Flavor is a maple like constant. Caramel heavy malts. Remains smooth, and not boozy in any way. Delicious scotch ale here. Quite inpressed.

Cybercat (6434) - Georgia, USA - OCT 11, 2017
Pours clear sepia with a thick and fairly persistent buff head. Aroma offers caramel, toasted malt, and a hint of sea breeze. Flavor features sweet, syrupy caramel and toasted malt, with a touch of salt. Mouthfeel delivers good body if not much fizz. Get salty!

ehaak26 (778) - - AUG 20, 2017
Can from A.J.’s Beer Warehouse. Aroma of caramel and bread malts. Bit of salt.

RobBestwick (991) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 22, 2017
650ml bottle. Sweet caramel aroma. Dark brown and opaque in colour with a mid-sized off-white head. Some lacing. Sweet caramel flavour with some salty and bitter notes. Medium body with a slick texture. Mostly sweet finish.

jinroh (2588) - ESTONIA - JUN 28, 2017
Tap. Pours light brown, not very carbonated. Full on caramel nose, sweet withs some dried figs. Taste is caramelly, candy-sweet, burnt sugar but alcohol is covered well. Salty feel comes out as well. Not my favourite style but drinks well.

Jabah (575) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Good resemblance of a Scottish ale. Caramel adds some sweetness to an already sweet medium caramel malt base. Nice contrast with the salt to balance out a bit. Semi-creamy texture. Was good to try, but I’d go other directions for this style.

george_sanchez (39) - - APR 5, 2017
Once again I was not disappointed by Parallel 49 Brewery. This salty scot is my new go to beer. Relatively dark, with heavy caramel malts and roasted flavours. Sweet, but not overbearing. A great beer.

Poobah (485) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - APR 2, 2017
Reddish-amber with a thick head, some lacing, and a whisky, fruity nose. Malty and creamy mouthfeel with caramel noticeable early, and finishing with caramel, whisky, and salt.

sawyerpc15 (203) - Bowser, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2017
Another solid ale from the Brewers in BC. I liked the taste and the kick it had. Wasn’t overpowering withthe hops.

BelgianBeerGal (4289) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2017
Can from Beach Liquor Fort Walton. Pours a nice caramel brown color with a thin khaki head. The aroma is pleasant malt with a hint of yeast and wet hops. Flavor starts with dark roasted malt then maybe a touch of sweetness and salinity and it finishes lightly bitter like burnt coffee. Okay.

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