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Brewed by Brick Brewing Company
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Waterloo, Canada
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Waterloo Amber is brewed with hops from the renown Hallertau region in Bavaria. This region is known for continuously culturing their hops since the 8th century AD and is one of the oldest hop growing regions in the world. Brewed with all natural spring water and a special blend of five distinct malts – Canada two row malted barley, two types of roasted malt, rye malt and a special distiller’s malt giving this amber its perfect whiskey color. We age this beer slowly with northern white oak, delivering the same subtle caramel notes and spicy aromas that are often found in many fine whiskeys allowing this premium brew to remain perfectly balanced from beginning to end.


2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
shorlin (719) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - JAN 12, 2014
Nice looking beer, caramel colour with a well retained tan head. Aroma is a little malty with some nice caramel notes. Taste is not pleasant, metallic. Palate is ok, a little light. Not a good beer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
punkska101 (1206) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 3, 2014
can from lcbo A: caramel, red fruits, toasty app: clear copper white head t/p: med body sweet finish somewhat cloying. o: deceiving to say the least. not a fab of the style but this one is off.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Mlkluther (47) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
Can. Pours amber with a thick head. Fruity nose with a metallic note. Lots of carbonation. Taste follows the nose. Not a pleasant beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
drobson78 (13) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 10, 2013
waterloo, i expected so much more. this has been the second most disappointing beer this summer along with the Dark and IPA. i will not be drinking waterloo any more.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnurda (1190) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 8, 2013
Canned sample from mlcc. Kind of boozy tasting . Nice malt flavour. Less hops than I like

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bulldogops (1128) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 23, 2013
473mL Can. Copper amber pour with an unending foam (probably due to the tallboy can) Aroma is earthy, sweet malts and grains. Low carbonation, creamy mouthfeel. Taste is fairly subdued maltiness with an earthy hoppy kick that dries out the finish with a bitter note

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
simonblaine (393) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 23, 2013
Poured from can into solo cup, but it was all there was. Amber colour, frothy head, aromas of caramel, straw, flavours of barley, roasted malt. It was ok v ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPad

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DuffMan (7845) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 25, 2013
Can, no BBD so I’m not sure of freshness. Light amber or deep golden, depending on your viewpoint. Aroma is sweet grains, much like a typical Canadian lager. The flavours here are much the same: sweet grains, maybe awhiff of ripe berry fruit, but that is swept away by an annoying metallic note in the finish. Disappointing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
italarican (1521) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Can. Clear dark golden pour, medium off white head. Mild aroma with soft biscuit and caramel notes. Mild caramel presence with graininess and slight diacetyl.Thin, crisp body with soft caramel and buttery finish. Slight grassy hops presence, but this is surprisngly malt heavy... heavy being a relative term, of course.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blankboy (6525) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 30, 2013
Can [473ml]. Pours a slightly hazy golden-orange with a large foamy white head. Aroma of diacetyl, caramel malt, grassy hops, toffee and grain. Sweet flavour of honey, caramel malt, grain, some alcohol and a light, dry, bitter finish. Average bodied. Not really digging this at all, too sweet and a bit of a mess. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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