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

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle share. This beer is exactly as described on the bottle. Heavy nose of caramel and salt. Taste is heavy caramel with sea salt cutting off/balancing the flavour. It's a fun beer.


3.4
jinroh (1536) - 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.

3.4
Jabah (474) - Winter Park, Florida, 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.

4.6
george_sanchez (15) - - 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.

3.7
Poobah (429) - 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.

2.8
sawyerpc15 (115) - 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.

3.1
BelgianBeerGal (4039) - 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.

3.6
rondphoto (4383) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 6, 2017
can @ Calandro’s / Baton Rouge LA --- Aroma of caramel malt. Hazy amber brown, beige head that sticks at a thick cover, hanging lace strands. Taste is malt, medium fizz, light hops, and then a gradual move toward sweet caramel as it moves through a long finish. Slight dip back to bitter at the very end. Maybe a little too sweet, but complex and easy to drink.

3.5
cmacklin (1130) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 21, 2017
650ml bottle. Pours a clear dark amber with red hue and a small, creamy, short lived, beige head that leaves spotty lacing. Sweet aroma of caramel malt, toffee and vanilla. Sweet flavour of caramel malt, toffee, butterscotch, vanilla, light roast, chocolate and a hint of salt in a dry finish. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Nice.

3.2
dmac (6215) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2016
12oz can from Xroads. Poured a clear mahogany body under a dense super light beige creamy head. Aroma is meh....notes of brown paper bag, dry caramel, sea salt, grainy chocolate malts. Flavor is all that plus earth, peat and a touch of older rotten banana. Medium body at best with stingy carbonation and a quicker fading aftertaste.

3.5
floydslip (392) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 29, 2016
Decent looking caramel colored beer with a thin tan head. Sweet nose of salted caramel, vanilla, and toffee--it smells like candy. Flavor is semi-sweet, but not over-powering, with salted caramel, toffee, and butterscotch finished with a hint of smoky bitterness. Definitely enjoyable brown ale.


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