Defibrillator | Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Parallel 49 Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada
parallel49brewing.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by 604growler on 01-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
19
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
15.45%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
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0
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Ratings: 19 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of BCborn
3.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of --weezl--
4.05/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

another hit from parallel 49! would recommend to any dark beer lover

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Photo of Derek
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of CWVegas
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

Photo of schopenhauerale
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Niceroad77
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of souvenirs
2.91/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

My first Doppelbock. And yes, there is a goat on the label. A rather demonic looking one at that.

A: Cherry-red/brown, with a finger of tan head that dissipates quickly leaving a light skin of lacing on top.

S: In a word, heavy. Dark bread, low on sweetness. A bit smokey.

T: Based on the smell, I have a feeling that this beer is not one for me. But hey, there's something to be said for a new experience, right? Heavy, with heat from the alcohol. It's not really bitter and it's definitely not sweet. I think I'm mostly just picking up alcohol. I'd like to be detecting dark fruits or malty flavours, but mostly I'm just picking up whisky. Not a beer for me. If I wanted something that tasted like whisky, I wouldn't be drinking beer.

F: Crisp on the tongue, with high alcohol content for sure.

O: One and done. Never again. I'm considering pouring it down the drain. Life's too short to drink beer you don't enjoy.

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Photo of Boozecamel
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Daniellobo
4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of smekermann
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Photo of ZachT
4.12/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Deep brown, about a finger of thin amber head
S: Toasted malts, fruity-plum, definite sweet whisky notes in the background
T: Rich and malty, fairly sweet, burnt sugar and slightly fruity notes, fairly strong whisky presence (JD-like taste)
M: Medium body, very rich, the whisky notes really smooth out this one, finish is quite sweet and sticky
O: Not your traditionaly doppelbock, but extremely well-done, the aging in whisky barrels really gives this beer an added level of complexity that makes this a fantastic offering

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4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

Photo of 604growler
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Defibrillator from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
3.56 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.
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