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Camerons California Sunshine

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Brewed by Camerons Brewing (ON)
Style: American Pale Ale
Oakville, Canada

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Our inspiration for the perfect American Pale Ale came from California, the birthplace of the APA style, where the sun, sand, and waves go hand-in-hand with great beer. Presented at 5.1% Alc/Vol, with vibrant and pronounced tropical fruit-inspired hop varieties, this anytime beer is an all-day crowd pleaser.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerdrinkingal (9) - - MAY 19, 2015 does not count
Who would have thought a Canadian brewery would make an American Pale Ale that is better than any American brewery?!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
drinkerofbeer111 (11) - - MAY 19, 2015
How come we have to rely on the brewers from north of the border to make a beer worthy of the west coast?

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gluepot (116) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2015
Hazy grapefruit juice colour topped by a frothy, long-lasting head. Nose is fresh citrus. Predominant tastes include citrus fruits especially lemon and orange, a touch of green apple and a slightly candied sweetness. This rolls out on a very appropriate bready malt body. The heavy carbonation pumps up the refreshing fruitiness of this APA. Some bitterness emerges as you work your way down the bottle. An odd beer to be drinking in the depths of a frigid Canadian winter, but I’m likin’ it nonetheless.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
How could I not like this one? Hazy blonde, thin head. Fruity, orangey creamsicle character. Medium bitterness, fresh hoppy and citric bitter finish. Good balance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6401) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 8, 2015
Bouteille de 341 ml achetée à la LCBO (Rockland, ONT) au coût de 2,55$. Arôme: Légère odeur d’agrumes. Apparence: La couleur est orangée voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux avec une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût d’agrumes avec une pointe d’ananas. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement houblonné. (Rating #6053)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
[6334-20140523] Tap. Fruity orange hops aroma has a light plastic note. Clear, orange body with a long-lasting creamy white head. Bitter orange rind flavour has a grassy finish. Medium-full body. Delicious. (8/4/8/4/16) 4.0
(Spring FOCB 2013 @ C’est What, Toronto, ON)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gregorymconway (218) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 27, 2014
750ml bottle from the LCBO. Foamy head on top of a orange-tinted straw body.Intense grapefruit aroma that is at the forefront. Citrus dominated. Orange rind is present as well.Hops are bringing a majority of the flavor to this beer with no apparent malt flavors for me. Medium/high carbonation which really adds to the tartness of the grapefruit. Quite bitter in a fruity way rather than a hop based bitterness. Long finish which is quite dry, not very sessionable and is reminiscent of rind and seeds.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
codfishh (135) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2014
Pours pale gold, smells of light grainy malt and mild sweet citrus. Flavor has firm bitterness grapefruit rind and more grainy malt. Light body dry and crisp.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
samzim (319) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Mild malty aroma. Clear amber colour. Citrus front with sustained bitter finish. Medium body with lively aroma. Not bad, but not such a fan.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2883) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
341ml brown bottle. A bright yellow pour, low sitting white head. Nose has notes of orange zest and pineapple. Taste has orange and grapefruit hops. Pithy bitterness, long hoppy aftertaste. Pretty good APA, very hop forward.


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