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Brick Waterloo Dark Lager - Brick Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
71
okay

146 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 18.54%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brick Brewing Co. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/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.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-02-2002)
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Photo of ValleyIrish
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Expected a more full flavour beer. Left a bitter after taste.

ValleyIrish, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of mjacquard
3.16/5  rDev +4.6%

mjacquard, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of nhaimes
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

nhaimes, Aug 16, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

MayonakaStout, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of Cycle69
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Cycle69, Aug 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Orionigel, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of andrewdanks
3/5  rDev -0.7%

andrewdanks, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of MasterOfArgos39
4.5/5  rDev +49%

MasterOfArgos39, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of mick303
3/5  rDev -0.7%

mick303, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of KrisDLSmith
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

KrisDLSmith, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of patre_tim
3.29/5  rDev +8.9%

A: A: Dark brown with a ruby tinge, little carbonation, clear filtered, 2 fingers of slightly tan head

S: Skunk, sourdough, offal, cheesy.

T: Bready, then a slightly clean linen but one that’s slightly cheesy, a yeasty clean slightly dough finish. Much cleaner than the scent.

M: Medium body, medium low fine bubbled almost foamy carbonation.

O: A little cheesy on the nose, flavor is not too bad and mouth feel is fine. Not too bad overall.

patre_tim, May 05, 2014
Photo of marmstrong1212
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

marmstrong1212, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of tabhill
3/5  rDev -0.7%

tabhill, Apr 09, 2014
Photo of CRObighit2
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

CRObighit2, Mar 03, 2014
Photo of WillAndSarah
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

WillAndSarah, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of DamageCase76
3/5  rDev -0.7%

DamageCase76, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of BigGruntyThirst
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

BigGruntyThirst, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of DenisKolkin
2.74/5  rDev -9.3%

Picked one tallboy can up from the LCBO and served cold into a pint glass.

Appearance - Dark chestnut brown color, poured 2 fingers of tan head that dissipated quite quickly. Just dark enough that the bubbly nature of the beer can't be seen.

Smell - Smells dark, but some light grassy notes and slightly metallic. Not much else there.

Taste - Pretty much like the nose, not a lot there but nothing off putting. General "beer" taste.

Mouthfeel - Highly carbonated and medium bodied, but because of the lack of significant flavor doesn't give it any of the rich creamy feeling that other beers in the style may have.

Overall - Unremarkable, not likely to be purchased again. Would rather have something else.

DenisKolkin, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of dumarrm
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

dumarrm, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of MJ63
4/5  rDev +32.5%

MJ63, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of ZachT
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

ZachT, Oct 22, 2013
Photo of The-Jolly-Imbiber
3.4/5  rDev +12.6%

Poured from a 473 mL can into a conical pint glass.

3-finger head (in this narrower glass) shows significant carbonation in this beer.
Very dark red-brown appearance, as the name tells. Head settled to half a finger
in about a minute or two.

Nice smell. Some breadiness, some bitter sweetness. Hints of some other fresh
scent that I can't quite name.

First sip has a nice taste, though with a slightly metallic finish. This blood-like
taste went away after a few more sips. Taste is a little roasty, turning into bitter
fruitiness. Almost coffee-like notes in the finish.

As hinted by the tall head, the mouth can feel a fair amount of carbonation.

Overall, a nice beer. As far as dark goes, I prefer porters, but this is very
acceptable. I'd order it if I went to a bar or restaurant that had it.

The-Jolly-Imbiber, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of cam477
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

cam477, Sep 26, 2013
Photo of LXIXME
2.99/5  rDev -1%

A smallish light brown head settles into a nice lacing above a clear dark red wine to amber colored beer.

Very thin nose, maybe a little dark roasted malts in the aroma.

A very light taste of dark roasted caramel malts, kind of reminds me of a watered down Amber Bock but in a good way almost. When one thinks of something watered down they almost always got to it getting a more negative taste, but this might work in this beers advantage given the situation.

A very light almost dryish aftertaste on this light to medium bodied beer.

This is another beer that to me would appeal to people that are trying to get away from the typical Bud Light type beer. This to me could be considered a gateway beer for future Rogue and Stone drinkers.

LXIXME, Sep 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

dalehihn, Sep 20, 2013
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Brick Waterloo Dark Lager from Brick Brewing Co.
71 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.