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Old 03-01-2010, 04:32 AM   #1
Dec 2009
canada, Ontario
Posts: 47


Just wondering if anyone has an all grain Waterloo dark clone?
i love that beer and would love to make a clone of it

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Old 03-01-2010, 02:46 PM   #2
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DC, Washington DC
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"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. Waterloo Dark is for the beer drinker who likes a dark craft brewed beer without the filling heaviness.

Waterloo Dark is an excellent match for wild game, Caribou steaks, pheasant, roast duck or even wild boar. A perfect addition as an ingredient and just as easy to drink with the meal."

never had it, but I'd suggest finding a decent pale lager recipe and add enough Carafa Special II to get it to ~30 SRM. Sorry I can't be more helpful, but its a start.
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Old 03-13-2010, 03:00 AM   #3
Jan 2010
thunder bay
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If you track one down, or experiment and like the results, I'd love to hear about it. Cheers!

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Old 07-08-2010, 01:54 AM   #4
Jul 2009
Michigan, USA
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I too would love to find a clone recipe (Waterloo dark is one of my favorite beers that I have found nigh impossible to get Stateside).
"Boredom leads to tinkering. Tinkering leads to Rube Goldberg like brewing setups." - Yoda on homebrewing. (thanks to DarthBeer)

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Old 08-28-2015, 09:29 PM   #5
Feb 2012
VillaPark, IL
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sorry for the zombie thread, but I am also wondering if anyone has tried to make a clone of Brick's Waterloo Dark. I travel to Waterloo Ontario on business occasionally and do like this beer. any thing changed in the past few years on this front?

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