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Brewed by Camerons Brewing Company
Style: Specialty Grain
Oakville, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Cameron’s Rye Pale Ale has a combination of five malts and seven hop varieties. The coalition of floral British and pungent American hops is well supported by a full malt body with a massive amount of rye.

Gold medalist, Ontario Brewing Awards


Tessic's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tessic (893) - Brantford, Ontario, - NOV 19, 2012
This rye ale poured a cloudy amber colour with a creamy, tan coloured head. Light lacing. To the nose there are scents of grass, pineapple, spruce and bread. First swig was very creamy with flavours of citrus and grass hops. Finish is very bitter but not too overpowering. Palate is just like eating a pile of fresh cut grass.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlennHendry (12) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Cameron’s RPA was the second Rye Pale Ale I tried and this is the beer that really sold me on the style. It poured a rich bronze with a rich lacy head. I smelled the hops instantly - orange and grapefruit again - with a nice malt base that was both sweet and earthy. Bitter finish. Really good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UXO (346) - CANADA - NOV 6, 2014
Tasted at Willow Park Beer Bash 2014. Unfortunately, there was no time for detailed notes - and I only made it through half my list even so!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
worldbeertaste (1676) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Hazy dark orange with a white creamy lacy lasting head. The fresh tropical fruit smell comes right out of the bottle. Under the fruit there is a nice layer of grain and caramel. Sweet fruity taste with leaves and grain with a bitter hoppy finish. Fresh and bitter and well bananced between the sweet and fruity and bitter hoppy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5737) - Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks good for the style; a mostly transparent burnt orange with foamy off-white head. Smells of bitter and floral hops with notes of rye spice and a medium-bodied bittersweet backbone. Tastes like it smells with a nice rye tingle. A good example of the style.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HippyHop (212) - CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Wasn’t expecting much of this with its ugly, dated label, but man is this good. Nice colour with a bit of head that disappears faster than my courage in high school. Nose is all flowers and lemon, with a bit of spicy malt hiding in the background. Taste is a solid rye malt with a big hit of flowers and pink grapefruit. Finish is moderately dry. Damn good stuff

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1331) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Orangée, plutôt trouble, avec un peu de mousse blanche sur le rebord. Le nez est en houblons agrumés, en fruits jaunes et en sucre cuit. Amertume importante en bouche, presque piquante en fin de gorgée, et très persistante. Pendant ce temps, le seigle est présent mais discret, et la rondeur relative des malts est complètement dominée par l’astringence des houblons. Une bombe d’IBUs sans aucun doute, et sacrément savoureuse bière d’un bout à l’autre.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuFFBreweryLtd (3) - - JUL 26, 2014 does not count
It smells American whatever that means. Certainly a strong brew, with a little hippity hop. Maybe De La Soul would enjoy this brew. I find the aftertaste has characteristics of pink grapefruit. I say that in a good way. I can't tell what it smells like . . . a beer? My senses need to pump up the jam a little bit. It's somewhat cloudy in appearance, lots o' lil bubbles racing to the top to form a quality head. One of these 650 ml bottles is good for me. A good brew though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3369) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
Opaque amber,fast fading head.Nose of light hops & spicy rye.Bland vague fore & mid, Long, medium strength hop finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrFecesious (1068) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
On tap at beer revolution. Pretty cloudy amber/brown and a sustaining off-white cap. Aroma of tropical/passion fruit, caramel, citrus. Taste is a balance of sweet and slight tart bitterness. Slightly creamy mouthfeel, and sticky.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RhetoricalAns (345) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2014
Hazy light copper pour, thin head with some quick dissipating head. pine, citrus,and spicy nose. taste is decently bitter, rye malt comes through with spicy notes. Quite nice.


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