Ugly Sweater | Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
54%
Liked This Beer
3.7 w/ 63 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
A case of the winter warm and fuzzies requires two things: a sweater that only a grandma could love and this sweet, creamy, dark milk stout

Added by Rutager on 11-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,150
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
63
Liked:
34
Avg:
3.7/5
pDev:
12.16%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PJT
3.66/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Long813
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hat_Fulla_Beer
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Day 15 of the Parallel 49/Central City advent calendar. 341ml bottle poured into tulip.

Pours nearly pitch black with brown around the edges. One finger of khaki sea foam head that dissipated quickly.

Smells lovely. Like chocolate milk mixed with coffee. A bit of dark fruit.

Tastes of overly creamed coffee, cocoa powder and some nutty sweetness.

Medium bodied with pleasant carbonation. Finishes mildly chocolatey and fruity.

Verdict: Recommended. A simple, pleasant milk stout for holiday drinking. Also, I like the lable.

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Photo of Erik-P
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FadetoBock
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kenmac19
3.26/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Niceroad77
4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of imfinished
3.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Howlader
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Svingjo
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BCborn
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Latarnik
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of snansel
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DraftDaddy
2.88/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Just not a good beer. Don't waste your money.

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Photo of Bandi
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of metter98
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is very close to being jet black in color—traces of dark red are visible at the bottom of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that died down, leaving a patch of bottle in the center of the glass and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of lactose are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste is dominated by flavors of lactose and has notes of dark malts and a little sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and somewhat smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems a little lighter in body compared to most other milk stouts, but the light body nature makes it go down easily.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of scruffwhor
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of RWLawman
3.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Tastes almost identical to Left Hand Milk Stout. Had mine in a nitro bottle. Poured jet black with a cascade effect which developed a half-inch sustainable creamy head. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel, almost cloying taste with lactose, cocoa, and roasted malts being the most prominent characteristics.

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Photo of kjyost
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsh420
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of iain_reeve
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of ruination
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of findango
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

dark and heavy, not quite as thick as Sam Smith's Oatmeal Stout

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Photo of joemcgrath27
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Ugly Sweater from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Beer rating: 54% out of 100 with 63 ratings
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