Parallel 49 Brewing: From East Van With Love

Comments 118 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s Parallel 49 Brewing has just released their latest craft beer, in collaboration with Portland’s Gigantic Brewing Company, called From East Van With Love. Paying tribute to their community in the title, this seasonal brew is a bourbon-aged imperial maple stout that offers a rich and dark combination of flavors including chocolate, roasted barley, and Canadian Maple Syrup.


“If you’re looking to try a craft beer with big and bold flavors, our Bourbon Aged Imperial Maple Stout is the beer to try. This collaboration with Portland’s Gigantic Brewing Company is something we’re very excited about.” – Michael Tod. [Source: Press Release]

Founded by self-proclaimed “beer geeks”, Parallel 49 is located in the heart of East Vancouver, just off Victoria Drive, and they would like to open their doors to one lucky Miss604 reader. The brewery has offered up a tour for two as well as two (650ml) bottles of From East Van With Love Bourbon Aged Imperial Maple Stout.

Here’s how you can enter to win this prize for the craft beer lover in your life:

RT to enter to win a @Parallel49Beer brewery tour & beer from @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm next Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Follow Parallel 49 on Facebook and Twitter for more information about their brewery and their seasonal beer. Must be legal drinking age to enter, win, and claim the prize. Please enjoy responsibly.

Update The winner is @oliverbikes!

118 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. JeffWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 1:45pm PDT

    Seedspitter is delicious!

  2. KarlWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 1:47pm PDT

    Love their beer!

  3. KristineWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 1:49pm PDT

    Hoparazzi, love it!

  4. ChelleWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 1:53pm PDT

    It’s not on the website, but I just tried their Vow of Silence the other day and loved it.

  5. Andrew StoutWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 1:53pm PDT

    Love the Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale!

  6. VeronicaWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 2:08pm PDT

    We still have a few Russian Imperial Stout left over… But that won’t last long!
    I love these guys and would love the tour…

  7. lucWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 2:12pm PDT

    Old Boy!

  8. hilary smithWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 2:14pm PDT

    Salty Scot!

  9. LloydWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 2:25pm PDT

    Old boy sounds delicious.

  10. KathWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 3:20pm PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale!

  11. RamonaWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 3:56pm PDT

    Schadenfreude, such a delicious autumn brew! This contest was made for me. 😉

  12. KatieWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 4:34pm PDT

    Old boy sounds great

  13. Dayna WilsonWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 4:36pm PDT

    Schadenfreude! Both a good beer, and a good beer name!

  14. Stephanie SWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 6:56pm PDT

    Ugly Sweater – since I ALWAYS want to drink a winter beer

  15. JarredWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 6:57pm PDT

    Mmm I had a growler of Gypsy Tears last week

  16. aliyahWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:01pm PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Red is pretty yum!!

  17. JeffWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:08pm PDT

    Love the Lord of the Hops IPA!

  18. Barry youngWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:10pm PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale is amazing.

  19. LeighWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:11pm PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby is delicious!

  20. CGWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:13pm PDT


  21. Don ForanWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:15pm PDT

    Old Boy me with malt flavours of caramel, toffee and light chocolate..!

  22. AmWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:15pm PDT

    I really want to try the newest brew From East Van with Love Bourbon Aged Imperial Maple Stout!

  23. CaitlinWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:28pm PDT

    Their milk stout is one of the most interesting beers I’ve tried…but Hoparazzi is my favourite!

  24. KalliWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:28pm PDT


  25. ErinWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:30pm PDT

    Old Boy!

  26. SheilaWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:30pm PDT

    What could be better that “From East Van With Love”

  27. Brenda AWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:35pm PDT

    Love the ‘old boy’

  28. daveWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 7:35pm PDT

    tried the Hoparazzi recently and it was preeeeeetttty good.

  29. SamanthaWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 8:25pm PDT

    Old boy!

  30. Yuri ArtibiseWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 8:27pm PDT

    Salty Scot is superb!

  31. MichelleWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 8:39pm PDT

    You had me at Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Stout…. Oh heck, you had me at stout.

  32. LizaWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 8:47pm PDT

    UGLY SWEATER is my new fave! 🙂

  33. Mila M.Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 9:08pm PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale…. yummo!

  34. Jennie GageWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 9:13pm PDT

    old boy!!

  35. ShannonWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 9:27pm PDT

    Hay Fever

  36. Scott MisfeldtWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 9:46pm PDT

    Old Boy

  37. IainWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 9:46pm PDT

    Ugly Sweater Milk Stout is one of the best beers I’ve ever tasted

  38. EmersonWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 9:48pm PDT

    salty scot and ugly sweater milk stout… two of the greatest beers ever

  39. Shaggy (Don)Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 10:00pm PDT

    ugly sweater is tasty

  40. Art B.Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 10:05pm PDT

    Mmmmmmmmmm Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Maple Stout!

  41. MaryWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 10:10pm PDT

    Ugly Sweater!!!!!!

  42. RebeccaWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 10:44pm PDT

    Bought my husband Vow of Silence and he really liked it.

  43. Megan HarrisWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 11:01pm PDT

    From East Van With Love is delicious!

  44. TrevorWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 11:10pm PDT

    Been quite enjoying all of P49s stuff, but the most recent is Hay Fever! Yum.

  45. WadeWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 11:47pm PDT

    The Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale is insanely AWESOME!

  46. AimeeWednesday, March 27th, 2013 — 11:54pm PDT

    Old Boy would be my pick!

  47. JenThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 3:31am PDT

    I love me some Gypsey Tears Ruby Ale!

  48. lindaThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 6:22am PDT

    Gypsy! Sounds like fun.

  49. KimThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 8:02am PDT

    Salty scot

  50. Radhika KThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 8:58am PDT


  51. Lori-Airbnb SuperhostThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 9:33am PDT

    Old Boy

  52. Arjun RudraThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 9:35am PDT


  53. Ray MaddlyThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 9:36am PDT

    Lost Souls Chocolate Pumpkin Porter. Man, some free Parallel 49/Gigantic collab beer? I gotta win this!

  54. TREThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 9:42am PDT

    Hoparazzi for sure! Bring it on!

  55. DarcyThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 9:47am PDT

    Seed Spitter…love it!

  56. KateThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 10:29am PDT

    hoparazzi is pretty good west coast ipa.

  57. RuthThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 11:27am PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale

  58. KyleThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 12:34pm PDT

    Good lord do I love this brewery. Their Halloween Schadenfreude was awesome. And the Old Boy Ale is also delicious.

  59. Kaur LThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 12:49pm PDT


  60. janThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 1:37pm PDT

    Hoparazzi is my fav so far

  61. Sarah NThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 1:49pm PDT


  62. Duran CheungThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 1:53pm PDT


  63. Kerri KThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 2:06pm PDT

    Hoparazzi, tried it the other week and it’s pretty nice!

  64. JamesThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 2:23pm PDT

    Lord of the hop. Love this beer

  65. Alison PriceThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 2:37pm PDT

    A bottle of Seedspitter would go down a treat on a beautiful day like today!

  66. MairiThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 2:57pm PDT

    Old Boy!

  67. stacey gThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 3:02pm PDT

    this would be an awesome win!

  68. Darcy GThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 3:27pm PDT

    Ugly Sweater is the best.

  69. Greg HoneybourneThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 4:15pm PDT


  70. BrendaThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 5:02pm PDT

    Lost Souls

  71. KatieThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 9:19pm PDT

    Hoparazzi – brilliant!

  72. lucy kabatoffThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 9:35pm PDT

    I love Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale . Awesome!

  73. DaveThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 10:14pm PDT


  74. Lucie BThursday, March 28th, 2013 — 11:00pm PDT

    Lost Souls is tasty (but only seasonal).

  75. Jenn SFriday, March 29th, 2013 — 2:02pm PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale

  76. AnthonyFriday, March 29th, 2013 — 8:42pm PDT

    The Ugly Sweater sounds good to me. Can’t beat an old English style beer.

  77. Brittany RFriday, March 29th, 2013 — 9:42pm PDT

    gypsy tears ruby ale

  78. jamesSaturday, March 30th, 2013 — 3:51pm PDT

    So many good beers! Schadenfreude is hard to top.

  79. AbbySaturday, March 30th, 2013 — 4:58pm PDT

    Old Boy.

  80. morningbirdSaturday, March 30th, 2013 — 5:19pm PDT

    “Old Boy” sounds like my kind brew!

  81. EmilySunday, March 31st, 2013 — 12:22pm PDT

    Hay Fever Saison is my favourite so far!!

  82. RenfrewSunday, March 31st, 2013 — 12:25pm PDT

    A friend turned me on to Hoparazzi – so much flavour.

  83. KirstenSunday, March 31st, 2013 — 2:46pm PDT

    I love the seedspitter!

  84. JeremyMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 10:03am PDT

    Seedspitter 🙂

  85. TiffanyMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 4:28pm PDT

    Salty Scot! Yum!

  86. RobMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 6:42pm PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Red is the best

  87. ValMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 6:49pm PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale! Love the bottle 🙂

  88. BrentMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 7:06pm PDT

    I haven’t met a Parallel 49 beer that I didn’t like.

  89. Beerguy604Monday, April 1st, 2013 — 7:09pm PDT

    Their best beer is Lord of the Hop

  90. SamMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 7:36pm PDT

    Old Boy

  91. NicolbMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 8:06pm PDT

    Gypsy tears ruby ale!

  92. @lazy_susan27Monday, April 1st, 2013 — 8:19pm PDT

    Salty Scot , East Van with Love is in the case for X-mas

  93. EricaMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 8:22pm PDT

    Old boy!

  94. NeilMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 8:59pm PDT


  95. EileenMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 9:06pm PDT


  96. VivianMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 9:58pm PDT


  97. YutakaMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 10:16pm PDT


  98. VipersbloodMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 10:21pm PDT

    Old Boy sounds really good as well as the beer mentioned in this contest. Sad to say, as yummy as these beers sound, not only have I never had the chance to try any of these beers, this is the first I’ve heard of this craft brewery. This would be an amazing opertunity to learn about a local brew company as well as sample new local beer.

  99. GeraldMonday, April 1st, 2013 — 11:46pm PDT

    Seedspitter rox!!!!

  100. StotesTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 5:49am PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Red!

  101. Ryan ExleyTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 10:17am PDT

    Gypsy Tears Ruby Ale

  102. ShawnTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 10:51am PDT

    Hoparazzi is awesome.

  103. LauraTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 11:05am PDT

    old boy

  104. SanazTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 11:33am PDT

    Ugly Sweater

  105. Janet LeeTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 11:46am PDT

    Lord of the hop. Love this beer

  106. VinceTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 12:51pm PDT

    Can’t get enough Gypsy Tears

  107. JennTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 1:28pm PDT

    Nothing better than Ugly Sweater!

  108. StaceyTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 1:31pm PDT

    Ugly Sweater

  109. JonTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 6:33pm PDT

    Ugly Sweater Milk Stout

  110. CharlotteTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 6:35pm PDT

    All their beer is great but their Ugly Sweater was a great winter treat or their Russian Imperial Stout!

  111. FionaTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 6:50pm PDT

    Gypsy tears ruby red ale 🙂

  112. TomahTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 6:51pm PDT

    The old boy is one of my favourite brews.

  113. Teresa KTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 9:38pm PDT

    Old Boy

  114. oliverTuesday, April 2nd, 2013 — 11:05pm PDT

    The name “Schadenfreude” makes me shudder.

  115. LaurieWednesday, April 3rd, 2013 — 10:26am PDT

    Ugly Sweater year-round!

  116. raincoasterWednesday, April 3rd, 2013 — 12:39pm PDT

    My favorite is Seedspitter, and I can’t wait for it to come back.

  117. VinceFriday, April 5th, 2013 — 3:35pm PDT


  118. DeidreFriday, April 5th, 2013 — 3:38pm PDT

    Gypsy tears ruby red!

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