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Vancouver Craft Beer Week Altbiere - Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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Vancouver Craft Beer Week Altbiere
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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 2.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Parallel 49 Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: DaftCaskBC on 05-14-2013)
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-23-2013 01:13:11 | More by Boozecamel
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a crystal clear, deep dark oak or chestnut colour with 2 fingers of white foamy head. Head settles to a layer that covers the surface with minimal lacing.

S: Caramel malts and dark honey, black cherry. Finishes with grassy notes together with yeasty bread.

T: Sweet malts at the front of caramel and dark honey. Slightly grassy and earthiness with a mild lingering bitter finish. Very well balanced.

M: Medium bodied with a slightly syrupy feel that coats well. Low to medium carbonation.

O: Reminds me a good traditional brown ale with some hop presence that balances extremely well. A solid every day "comfort food" beer that I could see myself having on a usual basis. Is too bad that this is just a one off but I am glad I was able to pick up a few.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 03:19:08 | More by FondueVoodoo
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souvenirs

British Columbia (Canada)

4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

650ml bottle bought at Viti, Seymour St, Vancouver. $7.40 + deposit.
Sells for $5.50 + deposit at BC Liquor Stores... if you can still find it.

Brown, red when held to light, decent amount of tan head. Smell: grassy hops, maybe a hint of citrus, yeast, some sweetness. Taste: bitter but not overly so, grassy, bread, a touch of caramel, all very balanced. Very drinkable. Delicious! Too bad this is limited edition and not available year-round.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2013 03:26:15 | More by souvenirs
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-29-2013 02:29:12 | More by chickenm
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-28-2013 13:57:41 | More by KStark
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Considering this was the first beer brewed by James of Storm Brewing which makes it a early historic BC brew , I really loved the fact you can taste the time needed to make this beer ( double decotation). It tastes like a proper Alt which is a style not easily found in BC. The malt profile is complex and the hops are in balance for the style. Someone needs to make a year round Alt beer for BC.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 23:54:18 | More by canucklehead
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-18-2013 00:37:26 | More by smekermann
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Brown liquid with excellent clarity topped by a 1" tan coloured head.

S: Caramel, toffee, pears, grass, flowers, biscuits and bread.

T: Bread, biscuits as well as noble hop flavours of grass, earth and flowers.

M: Very dry with a medium level of carbonation and viscosity.

O: Probably more bitter than it needs to be, nonetheless I really enjoyed the malt profile of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 02:56:04 | More by DaftCaskBC
Vancouver Craft Beer Week Altbiere from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
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