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Schadenfreude - Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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89
very good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Parallel 49 Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
We’ve carved out a pumpkin Oktoberfest even Ichabod Crane would love. This hearty, malty lager is warmed by the mighty pumpkin and lifted with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, all-spice and ginger.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 09-29-2012)
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

YamagamiTravis, Nov 02, 2014
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scameron, Oct 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

goalie35, Oct 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

JonnyBeers, Oct 20, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +3.2%

joeymrr, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

LDuke, Oct 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

Phlebas86, Oct 16, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -5.7%

Ericbeech_87, Oct 16, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +9.2%

CWVegas, Oct 11, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +15.1%

Beergyrl, Oct 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Erik-P, Oct 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Jlefa, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

phys1028, Mar 05, 2014
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3.38/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Mid tone amber ale, clear and shiny with a solid cap of microfilm head. No noticeable lacing, however the head appears to hold it's structure well.

S: Fall spices of nutmeg and all spice, slight hint of pumpkin and vegetative notes. Yeasts present on the scent with a slight bit of dankness or wet leaves.

T: Sweet pale malts over squash lead the way followed by a yeasty breadiness peppered with fall spices. Some mild hops at the back end, but nothing that really sticks on the tongue.

M: Light to medium body with some pick up of the carbonation on the palette and a slightly dry finish.

O: A light lager to drink back easy and quick. Flavours and scent are somewhat predictable. As a fan of darker brews neither of us felt overwhelmed with this pumpkin beer.

FondueVoodoo, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

andrenaline, Dec 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

intoxabroad, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of LampertLand
4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Parallel 49 'Schadenfreude' @ 5.0% , a Pumpkin/Oktoberfest beer originally tasted from a cask @ GCBF '12 , and tap @ GCBF '13 , this review from a couple of 6pack's of 341 ml bottles purchased for $15 , that is still hard to find

A-pours a light gold from the bottle to a clear amber in the glass with a small off white head that quickly dissapates leaving some thin lace along the pint

S-mild pumpkin pie spices (nutmeg & cinnamon) , more of harvest/marzen

T-definate sweetness to this malty lager , certain dry clove dryness on the swallow

MF-mild carbonation , medium body , definate dryness on the palate

Ov-great combination of the two styles , the pumpkin flavor is more noticeable in the tap version of Schadenfreude , still a better than average Pumpkin/Harvest beer

prost LampertLand

LampertLand, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

bumchilly25, Oct 16, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice deep hazy orange color to it. It has a nice light beige head that dies down moderately and leaves lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, some bready notes and some definite toffee and vanilla.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, slight breadiness, sweet toffee, vanilla and a faint grassy/earthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

SebD, Oct 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

604growler, Oct 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

liamt07, Oct 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

chickenm, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

cbnz, Sep 24, 2013
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3.46/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pumpkin beers are here! I went to the BCLS on Commercial Drive today and there was a display of at least 10 different pumpkin beers. This one is 12.50 + deposit for 6x341ml.

A: Clear copper with about a finger of head that dissipates fairly quickly. Visible carbonation.
S: Spice - cloves, ginger, maybe nutmeg? There's a pleasant dampness/dankness to the smell that I'd guess is from the pumpkin. I'm also picking up some toffee sweetness.
T: This one definitely tastes mild after the IPAs and other more hoppy beers I've been drinking lately. I think maybe I'd prefer something with either more sweetness or more of a hop kick, but I wouldn't say this is bland.
F: Very smooth.

Didn't hate it, didn't love it. I'm hoping I'll like Lost Souls more.

souvenirs, Sep 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Kmat10, Sep 22, 2013
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Schadenfreude from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.