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Brewed by Camerons Brewing Company
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Oakville, Canada

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer was originally brewed as a one-off draught beer for our specialty beer bars. The demand was so high for a return that we decided to bottle this one and share it with everyone. A deceptively dark brew that is fermented using lager yeast, our Dark266 is actually a much lighter tasting beer than one would anticipate. One try and we’re sure you’ll "have a dark side" too.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinsenn (1080) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2012
Pours clear reddish-brown with a thin white head. English-ale aroma with some pepper notes. Taste starts off with toffee and nuts, moves on to pepper, and finally has a clean, slightly creamy, finish. Slightly watery texture. An good dark lager.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lukin (462) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 1, 2011
bottle. Deep brown, small off white head. Aroma is light roasted malts, some chocolate. Taste has some notes of raisins, nutty, sweet and light. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark, clear brown with off-white fizzy head. Aroma has hints of cream and subtle dark roast grain. Flavor is decent, light notes of dark roast, hints of bread and cream with a subtle earthy hop finish. Mouthfeel is light body with high carbonation. Overall, nice session brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JB84 (649) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2011
Pour chestnut brown light beige head. Aroma cereal grain, nutty, light chocolate, light roast. Taste chocolate, light dark fruits, roasty, cereal, cocoa, nutty. MF light body good carb. Solid brew easy to drink wouldn’t search it out tho.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
probstblueribbon (2924) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2011
341 ml bottle in a mixed pack from LCBO, served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass. 16AU11.

App.: Clear mahogany, decent light tan head. Aroma: Fairly nice, fruity dark malts, some dark dried fruits, light, cola-like herbals, reasonably earthy, a touch of corn?, a little brown sugar, caramel, toffee, a touch savoury, with soy sauce notes, nice. Palate: Medium body, fairly full effervescence. Flav.: More austere than the nose, hints of dark malts in a more British fashion, earthy, slightly nutty, not as welcoming as the nose, hints of raisins; dry with some bitterness and a lacklustre finish.

One of their better offerings, though still not awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sseb69 (1492) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2011
Bouteille 341 ml. 4.5%. Couleur brune foncé, mousse beige. Arôme de caramel. En bouche, malt et caramel, un peu de chocolat tout en étant légère. Très bonne. Une douceur goûteuse qui se boit en quantité.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (8466) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2011
Deep brown pour with a tight tan head. The aroma is clean and a little bit roasty. A bit of toasted brown malt and some herbal hoppiness. A bit of light earthiness on the back. It’s simple, but decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2011
Bottle from LCBO manu. Nice dark body with slight head. Nose of malts and chocolate. Taste also nice roasty malts, some chocolate and toffee. Nice syrupy texture. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thorongil2 (1242) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2011
(bottle) clear dark red brown colour with medium tall white head; aroma starts bit metallic, then bread and caramel; taste on the dry side, quite pleasant, long light bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strangebrewer (865) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2011
bottle. Poured clear dark auburn with a decent laced beige head. Toasted malty nose. A thin texture, very smooth. Smokey, roasted malt flavour with cocoa. A nice drinkable dark beer.


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