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Brewed by Brick Brewing Company
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Waterloo, Canada

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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Looks dark, tastes light. It’s Ontario’s favourite dark lager. A dark beer that is slowly brewed with Canadian grown malted barley, specialty coloured malts, imported hops and pure cultured brewers yeast. Dark lagers are enjoyed all year long, and they’re not as filling as ales. Waterloo Dark will cut some of the heaviness in sauce-based meat dishes. Waterloo Dark is an equally perfect beer to go with appetizers suitable for watching sports games, or used as an actual ingredient when preparing a meal. Experience what this great dark "light tasting" lager has to offer and why it has won multiple awards at the World Cup of Beer, Canadian Brewing Awards, Ontario Brewing Awards and the Monde Selection International Institute For Quality Selections.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Canmoore (285) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2013
Pours a nearly opaque black/red colour with virtually no head. Aroma notes of plum, coffee, weak coffee, and some raisin. Tasting notes include toasty malts, toffee, coffee, roasted oats. Not bad, I remember trying this years ago and was not impressed. They must have changed the recipe, overall a good beginner beer for those stepping into the craft beer world.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RhetoricalAns (368) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2013
Can. Pours dark amber with no head. Aroma of sweet malt, black current. Taste is similar, slightly sweet and malty, very low bitterness. Light mouth feel.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1860) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Sometimes it is what it is....flat brown pour, sweet malts, light bitterness, overall easy drinker. I think the Brewmaster can try to make a better version of this beer by his hand.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DedicatedToFun (3029) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle in cleveland, a dark lager, nothing to say here, it was light and refreshing with some tones of barley, but that’s it.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
drobson78 (13) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 10, 2013
waterloo, what happened? i thought i rememberd this beer tasting way better about five years ago. now it just tastes watered down. so sad.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdobbs (410) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION Looks dark, tastes light. It’s Ontario’s favourite dark lager. A dark beer that is slowly brewed with Canadian grown malted barley, specialty coloured malts, imported hops and pure cultured brewers yeast. Dark lagers are enjoyed all year long,

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bonyteck (6) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2013 does not count
Light tasting, underlying slight hoppy taste, decent flavour that doesn't overwhelm. It's what you'd expect from a solid lager, the deception is in the look, it has a Stout like appearance. Good beer all year round. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
CraftBeerNick (993) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle at Waterloo, Marriott, Ontario, 29th April 2013, tastes like a lager, with some, caramel notes, pretty miserable

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
andrewthfcmuir (32) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2013
Toasted malt aroma, medium sweet taste, very mild bitterness. Honestly not bad considering the artificial flavor, but I definitely wouldn’t classify it with the craft brews in the area.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2013
473 ml can from Andrei / Torpedo (non on ratebeer), thanks! Sampled on January 27, 2013.
Clear dark brown color, tan head. Sweet, malty, metallic scent. Sweet, dry, malty, metallic taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.


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