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Red Eye Lager | Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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3.95/5
Very Good
10 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Summer

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Added by canucklehead on 08-17-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,094
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
10
pDev:
5.57%
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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 2
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3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Parallel 49 and Ninkasi? Bring it on! I'm not a lager fan, but love me some rye =)

Appearance: Dark brown, with a nice off white head. Can definitely see the impact the rye is having on the color. (hmmm spent too long in Canada, I mean colour!)

Smell: Rye spice and a citrusy hoppiness. yum

Taste: Really rye forward, with a tropical hoppiness. Very tasty brew.

Mouthfeel: light, with a little slickness in the finish.

Overall. A thumbs up, which is a rarity for me and lagers. The rye is such a large part of this beer, and a good level of hoppiness all add up to a happy camper.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of canucklehead
3.72/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A lager brewed with rye in the mash this is a collab with Ninkasi from Oregon. Pours a reddish brown with a real rye nose to start proceedings. The taste is a bohemian lager crossed with a lot of rye. The dry graininess works with the style and makes it very food friendly. Some may find the rye content a little much but I liked for the uniqueness that it added to the beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Red Eye Lager from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 10 ratings
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