Brewed by Camerons Brewing (ON)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Oakville, Canada


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

ILduce's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ILduce (257) - Toronto, Ontario, - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle 341ml: clear redish brown color with small beige head. Aromas of coffee, nuts, and caramel. Taste is similar with some earthyness and a somewhat herbal note. thin in the mouth. Just Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eructoblaster (3886) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle - 341ml. Black body with average carbonation and a thin beige foamy/bubbly head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with some roasted cereals hints. Taste is well balanced. It carries light roasty notes. Ends with a fair bitter/roasty finish. Simple, enjoyable dark lager.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerdrinkingal (9) - - MAY 19, 2015 does not count
Who has ever tasted a dark beer that isn’t a porter? This blew me away with how easy it was to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sekemoto (20) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
Pours a dark ruby with a small white head. Aroma and flavour are predominantly sweet malt followed by a touch of chocolate and some roastiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreenJeremy (71) - Spruce Grove, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
dark brown color with a light tan head. Malty aroma, with some sweet bread and a little bit roasty. Taste is bready with a little bit of a chocolately roasty flavour. Hops are present but very subtle. Bit of a dry finish, nice summers drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (1538) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Aroma is a light roasted malt character with slight hopiness. Taste is slight creaminess, roasted malts and a dry bitterness. Somewhat bland, finishes somewhat watered down with not a whole lot of complexity. Body is a dark brown (clear). Head is pearl white and retains poorly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bulldogops (2270) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2014
Rating #1031 - March 19, 2014 - Bottle from Cameron’s mix 4pk shared with clients. Clear dark brown pour with a foamy tan head, medium retention. Aroma is toffee and roast malts. Taste is mild sweetness, hint of toffee with dominant maltiness. Mild bitterness in otherwise crisp and balanced finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5731) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 2, 2014
341ml bottle pours dark brown to black in color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is roasted grains with some grass and hints of chocolate. Taste is a roasted grain, grassy and herbal hop bitterness with a light chocolate malty sweetness. Light to medium body. A decent dark lager, worth trying once.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2013
341 mL bottle from the LCBO, served in a stem glass. Pours black with a tall, frothy tan head that fades slowly and laces well. The nose has notes of roasted malts, molasses, anise, grass, herbal hops and a hint of smoke. The flavour is balanced, slightly sweet and slightly hoppy with big herbal notes, roast malts and some molasses. The finish is medium in length, herbal and roasty. On the palate, it is light-medium in body, with a watery texture and average carbonation. Overall, this is a decent dark lager with a surprisingly light body. It is well brewed, but not the most complex. 2013-05-17

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bazookee5 (5) - - OCT 26, 2013 does not count
I love a dark ale and this beer does not disappoint! Love the chocolate and coffee undertones. Perfect for these cold fall nights!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
asheft (2989) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2013
[bottle] Toasted hazelnut aroma with sweet caramel malt and milk chocolate. Clear, very dark brown with orange highlights and a white ring. Sweet dark malt with some caraway and a touch of cardboard. Flowery accents. Balanced toward sweet, though a low bitterness is present. Medium body, moderate carbonation, sweet and sour, nutty finish.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50