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Brick Waterloo Traditional IPA | Brick Brewing Co.

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Brick Waterloo Traditional IPABrick Waterloo Traditional IPA
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2.93/5
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73 Ratings
Brick Waterloo Traditional IPABrick Waterloo Traditional IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brick Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
brickbeer.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by hopsolutely on 04-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,796
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
73
pDev:
15.7%
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of kier
2.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of clager
1.81/5  rDev -38.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Bralis
3.64/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZachT
3.55/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.17/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Erik-P
2.97/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.31/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 16oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light golden brown color with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, honey, some hops and some citrus.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of caramel, honey and some citrus. Then some breadiness quickly follows from a hearty but not too heavy malt character. The hops presence is mild for the style and there isn’t much balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: A little tasty, goes down ok, not too filling, mild kick, not a good representation of style, there are definitely several other beers in the style that I would pick before this one.

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Photo of MikeZ9654
2.81/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Just ok. It will go down.

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Photo of DanCataline
3.76/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bryanzk
3.45/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Juiposa
2.38/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Electros
3.61/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fortyfield
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ducpaien
3.89/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Pmicdee
3.75/5  rDev +28%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of headlessparrot
2.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This is simply not good, and tastes nothing like an IPA, English or American. Has the taste of a cheap lager, with just a smidgen of bready malt. Bile-ish character, vegetal hop bitterness but not much hop flavour. Avoid this one at all costs.

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Photo of RQuigley
3.92/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This tasting was opened as my Day 18th beer, in my Beer Advent Calendar for 2015. This is the 2nd year my wife has made me one of these and it is a great to open a beer every day.

Brick Waterloo Traditional IPA - Brick Brewing Co.
Number 21 - 473ml can – 5.2% - n/a IBU

A> 3.25 gold and rich looking
S>3 sorry not much of a smell
T>4.25 Clean, lite hope, light caramel
M>4 easy drinking, what I would call refreshing
Oall>4.5 Great Eng IPA, Thing I could drink a bunch of these
rq @RorQuig

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Photo of Damacdon
2.91/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ChrisCage
3.2/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A- This one pours a hazy deep golden color, with very slow lumbering carbonation columns rising to the top, and only a few of these columns seem to be present. The head is white in color and is rather fizzy, quickly dissipating into a large patch of thin foam over top the beer. Lacing is marginal as well with only small patches of foam on the side of the glass, which quickly slimes it's way back down. Decent looking, just nothing special.

S- Definitely smells more like a Pale Ale in terms of sweetness but does have hop bitterness on the finish....just very mild. There is a malty presence about this one and it doesn't have much else going on with it. Not what I was expecting.

T- Well the flavors aren't bad, they just aren't what I'd call an IPA. There is much more malt sweetness than anticipated and is somewhat grainy actually. The finish has a lingering syrupy sweetness that is cloying too. Yeasty and caramel/toffee is probably as descriptive as I can get. Again, it doesn't taste bad, but isn't near an IPA in terms of flavor.

M/O- Medium bodied and rather smooth, this beer is really unoffensive! I really think this one is not termed properly by Brick and even though it's not the best out there, it is definitely a flavorful beer and I'd agree with a prior assessment on this one in calling it more of an Amber Ale than an IPA. With that said, I would probably get this again to enjoy as a refreshing brew that is quite drinkable! It is just average beer....perhaps slightly above this grade....

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Photo of Omnium
2.3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Pounder can into a 20 oz shaker.
A - Perfectly clear orange amber color with a nice finger of fizzy white head.
S - Sweet coorn mash and malt, no hop aromas at all.
T - This is an amber ale, not an english ipa by any means. some weird spice and sweet malt.
M - Fizzy and chewy. Lackluster.
O - Awful attempt at an English IPA.

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Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.72/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Fairly nice English IPA, toasted scent with some citric hops, lighter body, and not all that smooth. If I did have to pick another E-IPA though, this would be the one I'd spring for.

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Photo of Simon212
2.34/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of artemh
3.25/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of swim
2.55/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Cramshawbar
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This is NOT IPA in any shape or form. There are no hops to speak of and there is too much carbonation. This is not even a beginner's IPA. It's just not IPA at all.
This is what you'd call a traditional rip off.
I honestly had a difficult time tasting anything specific in this beer.
There is however a lingering tingle at the the tip of your tongue while drinking this, so if you are into those things, you may want to try this.
Otherwise, these guys should be ashamed of themselves for labeling this beer as they have.

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Brick Waterloo Traditional IPA from Brick Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.93 out of 5 with 73 ratings
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