Central City/Parallel 49 2014 Calendar Day #5
- My Rating: [C], I gave it a (2.9 of 5) on Ratebeer.com
Old Boy Classic Ale – Parallel 49 Brewing, 5.0% ABV – 341ml., (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
on the front-left label:
“A pint of your finest, kind sir! A refined, balanced ale for the discerning beer drinker. Raise your glass.”
- Taste: Malt cola chocolate very subtle hops
- Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
- Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: no
Visual: Pours beer bottle brown with a smallish dissipating head, ringed retention, hardly visible sporadic streams in the center.
Nose: sweet caramel malts, light roast (lvl-6)-pungency
Attack: crisp, cola
Mid-palate: fizzy-tingly, (lvl-2)-sweetness, (MAIN) roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, light cola
Finish: malty-cola finish, barely detectable hops.
Summary: Mostly cola and chocolate malts, hops are super subtle.