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


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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Motobashi (107) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
Nice caramel aroma. Deep amber colour with a thin but productive head. Dissipates quickly. Little sweet with just a touch of bitterness. Light body with a thin texture and lively carbonation. Very enjoyable. Not overpowering. Very refreshing. I could drink several of these. Minimal aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
realjb29 (27) - olean, New York, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Aroma is of yeast and bread. Color is dark but not opaque. The head is white and short lived. Taste is sweet, malty, bready, some bock like qualities without the body. Other tasting notes subtle toffee, brown sugar and clove notes. It finishes very sweet and leaves a syrupy molasses taste on the palate. Palate wise its kinda of thin. Overall, it is ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Freaky_tiki (1061) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2013
Pours coca cola dark with a soda fountain cap that fades from foam to nothingness. Aroma is a tad on the meh side of things. Taste is ok. Heavy on the lager. The darkness here is mostly superficial. But I kinda got a soft spot for this brew -- used to love drinking it out of the stubbies back in the day. It’s a good can for shoving up a chickens butt on the bbq.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Sample at Primo’s Deli. The beer is a dark brown color with a medium tan head that recedes gradually. Strings of lacing. Aroma of roast malt and slight hops. Light body with flavors of grainy malt, chocolate and mild hops. The finish is slightly roasty with a short chocolate malt aftertaste. Just average overall.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
shaynsawchuk (681) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2013
473 mL can. Pours a dark reddish black with a thin beige head that’s already gone. Caramel malt, raisin,a hint of chocolate. Thin body with little carbonation. Dry with a slightly tart finish. Uneventful, meh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tompete (304) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
Pours very dark amber to brown with a fine tan head. Aroma is a little sour with yeasty sulphur and a hint of malt. Flavour is slightly sour with bready notes and a hint of chocolate. Thin body. Finish is a little sour with a bready chocolate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Arcanor (217) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 15, 2013
Source : LCBO Appearance : Dark brown with a small head. Aroma : Light roasted malt and light brown sugar. Taste : Low hop and low sugar. Palate : Thin body and small carbonation. Overall : This beer give me no feeling and I just want to open something else.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Canmoore (410) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RhetoricalAns (849) - Red Deer, Alberta, 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (2005) - 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.

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