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

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.


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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tessic (840) - Brantford, Ontario, - FEB 5, 2014
This amber poured a light amber colour with a big, off white coloured head. Rocky head. Scents include metal, dough and hay. First swig was very smooth but a little watery with flavours of honey, leaves and cereal. Finish is slightly sweet with honey/malt flavours lingering.


1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Boutip (4726) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
Can: Poured a clear light brown color ale with medium size foamy head with OK retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of unrefined grainy malt notes is not very pleasant. Taste is also dominated by unrefined granny notes with light dry hops notes barely noticeable. Body is light with OK carbonation. Quite bad with low drinkability level.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TaktikMTL (5749) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 30, 2014
Canette de 473 ml achetée chez The Beer Store (Hawkesbury, ONT) au coût de 2,25$. Arôme: Légère odeur de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de caramel avec une pointe de céréale. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #5618)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ljthiessen (387) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 8, 2014
Can. Clear amber pour with a very small head. Sweet malty aromas of apples and caramel. Flavour has tons of caramel with light fruit notes. Fuller mouthfeel than expected. Not bad, but very one-dimensional.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarnotingPete (777) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 19, 2014
Bière couleur de miel, limpide et où flotte une fine écume éphémère marquant le verre d’une très légère dentelle. Au nez, c’est très fruité, on note du caramel clair, de l’alcool. Elle est moyennement amère, quelque peu sucrée et peu acide. Elle est de texture huileuse, moyennement effervescente, de corps plutôt robuste et se termine sur des notes très fruitées et sur une belle chaleur d’alcool.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (680) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 27, 2014
Aroma : sweet malt aroma Taste: sweet malt tastes with hints of caramel. Somewhat sweet apple tastes detected. Subtle bitterness on finish Appearance : cloudy gold body with lace head with good retention

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
lacyhead (23) - Burlington, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
Pours a typical amber/orange colour with large tan head. Alcohol aroma. Taste is bitter alcohol with an unidentified flavour underneath. Thin palate. Drinkable but not a great brew.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
shorlin (648) - 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 (890) - 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


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