Firestone Walker’s Parabola is like liquid chocolate which is both a strength and a weakness. The dark, deep chocolate is met with vanilla and white chocolate. There is a hint of whiskey heat and wood notes followed by a roasted espresso bitter finish. And something like soy sauce that made Sarah shutter and gag. It looks thick, heavy, and flat, but Parabola has some nice tingle. It’s not mind blowing, but a really nice dessert beer. It’s not a beer I would drink by the gallon, but I can enjoy by the sip. Any more than a few ounces and the chocolate can get cloying and the alcohol too hot. But after you finish a glass it’s time for bed.