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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
Brewed by:
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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4/5  rDev -1.5%

chickenm, May 29, 2013
Photo of souvenirs
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%

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.

souvenirs, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Boozecamel, Aug 23, 2013
Photo of FondueVoodoo
3.96/5  rDev -2.5%

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.

FondueVoodoo, Jun 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

smekermann, May 18, 2013
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4.11/5  rDev +1.2%

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.

canucklehead, May 22, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev -0.5%

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.

DaftCaskBC, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

KStark, May 28, 2013
Vancouver Craft Beer Week Altbiere from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.