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Salty Scot - Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Parallel 49 Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: canucklehead on 11-17-2012)
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Ratings: 97 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
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artemh

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-11-2014 07:47:02 | More by artemh
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phys1028

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-05-2014 04:16:53 | More by phys1028
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

03-04-2014 06:17:14 | More by Erik-P
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Chazz_Chetly

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

02-15-2014 06:23:35 | More by Chazz_Chetly
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured a brown body with good head and lace with an aroma that is a little salty and dry but caramel, toffee and roasted malts come out. Taste is more sweet than aroma as sweet caramel seems to coat my tongue (the salt aspect is there I guess, but one could also describe it as a hint of toffee or bitter chocolate) and there's a smoothness to this beer as it's not light-bodied but goes down light-bodied all right. Not a complex beer but one that interests me as I've not had too many sweet beers like this. Not for everyone but I enjoyed my bottle.

02-12-2014 14:29:43 | More by clayrock81
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -23.3%

02-08-2014 13:57:40 | More by Mack
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -23.3%

02-02-2014 04:06:31 | More by ygtbsm94
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.44/5  rDev -12%

Poured from the bottle into a Wee Heavy glass.

A real nice red copper and quite clear body color. Head forms about two fingers tan and a little soapy tall but settles slowly to one finger with some staying power. Nice glowing and shiny appearance quite solid.

Very nice simple toffee and caramel nose. Hints of soft maple syrup quality and chewy milked graham crackers also. Quite nice.

Palate is a little bit light on flavor. Fleeting mid palate of wet toffee. Very thin watery body with not much coating or hints of malt thickness. Some soda like carbonation, and sugar candied cola like finishing power. Slightly fizzy also.

Missing a lot of malt and toffee richness and thickness here. Says added with sea salt and caramel. Even that really didn't seem to help in the flavor department. It is however a much lighter scotch ale and is easy drinking, but nothing really exciting in the realm of this style which is normally rich and large.

01-31-2014 22:09:12 | More by smakawhat
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oberon

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +3.1%

My first stab at a Parallel 49 beer from BC.Pours a rich clear deep bronze with a thinner but well sustained slight off white head atop.There is alot of malty things going on in the nose,first off I pick up some caramel toffee and brown sugar, with a hint of butterscotch and whiskey,yeah you can tell it's gonna be sweet but it's inviting.It is sweet,vanilla and caramel are predominant,like a sweet caramel chew,the saltiness is starting to come into play after I swallow in the back of the mouth.This very well could be the best dessert pairing beer I have come across,even better than any chocolate stout.Different in a good way.

01-24-2014 22:24:04 | More by oberon
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

01-24-2014 15:15:20 | More by KStark
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sclitch

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

01-17-2014 15:42:42 | More by sclitch
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goalie35

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

01-12-2014 01:39:01 | More by goalie35
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-31-2013 22:41:48 | More by schnarr84
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev +0.5%

Parallel 49 'Salty Scot' @ 7.5% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $5

A-pour is a light amber from the bottle to a dark amber in the glass with a small creamy tan head that is leaving a spotty lace along the pint

S-salty , caramel

T-salty , dark & malty , slight burnt sugar/caramel on the swallow

MF-ok/mild carbonation , feels full bodied , slight dryness lingering on the palate

Ov-a thick , salty caramel , malty scotch ale , worth trying

prost LampertLand

12-24-2013 20:51:34 | More by LampertLand
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Eighty

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

12-05-2013 18:29:04 | More by Eighty
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-30-2013 22:42:03 | More by ZachT
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-28-2013 02:00:27 | More by bumchilly25
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intoxabroad

Taiwan

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-11-2013 06:16:15 | More by intoxabroad
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RJP159

British Columbia (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev -0.3%

A: 2 fingers, frothy head, translucent light brown

S: Salt and caramel, as advertised with slight alcohol. Real good.

T: Creamy with caramel, toffee as most noticeable. Nice amount of carbonation. Not much alcohol, but some. Aftertaste is sugary and pronounced.

M: creamy, sticky.

O: I enjoyed this beer. the second glass was better than the first. An excellent replacement for dessert.

11-08-2013 02:04:56 | More by RJP159
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FinnHawk

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-04-2013 06:12:32 | More by FinnHawk
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StJamesGate

New York

4.15/5  rDev +6.1%

On draft at Alibi Room, Vancouver.

Glowing oxblood with white trailers.
Smoke, maple + big caramel nose - sweet + enchanting.
Red berry, pear cake, and - sure enough - salty caramel before a leafy end.
Candy apple finish and dry linger.
Medium, chewy, round.

Hits the concept but is still a real Scot. Way drinkable; never cloys. Went back for more, which doesn't happen much in a pub with such a selection.

Whatever about adherence to style or gimmicky flavors, this is just darn tasty!

10-30-2013 11:53:45 | More by StJamesGate
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

10-21-2013 00:26:42 | More by Sammy
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

09-14-2013 20:26:21 | More by cam477
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4.14/5  rDev +5.9%

A - a clear deep redwood hue, half finger of head fizzled to a few random islands
S - big nutty and caramel aromas up front, some burnt sugars and woody earthiness
T - the salted caramel feature some through very nicely right away, supported by an almond nutty background with earthy hops and a woody linger, very tasty indeed
M - a sticky sweet syrupy feel, fairly full throughout with a tongue coating quality
O - the scotch ale aspect is a little overwhelmed here but the salted caramel aspect is so tasty that all is forgiven, this is a must try

08-03-2013 02:20:55 | More by joemcgrath27
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-09-2013 19:22:15 | More by liamt07
Salty Scot from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.