RPA (Rye Pale Ale) | Cameron's Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cameron's Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
cameronsbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Cameron’s Rye Pale Ale ABV is one of our most popular seasonal beers. It was originally brewed for the 2011 Bar Volo IPA challenge, earning 2nd Place, by combining the best parts of American and British IPA styles, we achieved a robust and unique staple. This fusion is hazy orange-amber in colour, with a well-constructed white head. It begins with an up front citrus aroma followed by a complex malt body with a hint of peppery rye which releases earthy floral British hop flavour on the finish.

It is made of a combination of seven different floral British and pungent American hops, some which are added in a dry hopping process. This involves adding hops directly to the fermented beer in the fermenter. The hops are well supported by a large malt bill of five character malts with a generous portion of rye which contributes to mouth feel and Cameron’s Rye Pale Ale’s own special character.

Added by ritzkiss on 04-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
142
Reviews:
46
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
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21
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Photo of DaveBar
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Purchased at the LCBO for $13.00 for a 6pk. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a 1" high white head that films out in a minute or two. Very dark gold color. Unfiltered

S- Lots of hops and malt here. Sweet

T- Not much rye but lots of hops! Good malt base. Sweet and sickly. Overall a nicely blended brew.

M- Sweet and sickly.

O- Good brew that bitter bite is nice and overall enjoyable. Will buy again for sure and it's a break from the every day

Food Pairing

This nice brew went well with..... Peperoni pizza!

Enjoy

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Photo of justmebro
3.92/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.74/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of valianes
3.31/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DaveSutula
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaisell
3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bigmrred
4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bunman3
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a tasty little number! I've enjoyed it before, but I was working in my garage so I didn't give RPA the attention it deserves. This beer pours with a deep orange hue, a bit cloudy, with a finger of tan head. The nose is lovely - plenty of floral hops that give a nice hint of what is to come. The taste is everything that a quality brew should be - layered and ever evolving. The malt, rye, and hops blend together and each layer pops out at you as you taste it. This beer plays out like an IPA with a nice dry black pepper finish, and the rye adds a delightful twist. This is an awesome brew that is worth seeking out!

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Photo of Derek
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of artemh
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.2/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.1/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Sercoli
2.75/5  rDev -33.3%

Too hoppy for my tastes.

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3.5/5  rDev -15%

Photo of patre_tim
4/5  rDev -2.9%

A: Orange amber and cloudy with lots of yeast sediment, 3 fingers of off white yellow creamy head leaving a nice chunky lacing.


S: Pine, hops, citrus, black pepper papadums, light sweet candy, rye bread.


T: A good candy sweet quality with pine, citrus, black pepper and solid bitterness on the end. I think IPA more than rye, but rye is definitely there, especially on the second half.


M: Thick somewhat syrupy body, medium low carbonation.


O: Been looking forward to having this proudly brewed Canadian classic for some time. Really well done, no complaints here. You get both rye and IPA here. Bought in Kitchener, drank in New Hamburg Aug 24th, 2014.

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Photo of drinkininthewood
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

I purchased a bottle from the LCBO some time ago and remember this brew being pretty good. This is a 341Ml bottle from the Camerons taster pack $10.50 at the LCBO.

A- pours an unfiltered deep copper color with a nice thick pillow of foam followed by decent sticky lacing. Its almost unnoticeable but the carbonation is present.

S- Some nice Caramel malt and some wiffs of floral citrus hops, pine, touch of grass, tree sap.

T- nice malt profile up front with flavors of caramel, burnt sugar and a touch of butterscotch along with some wholesome flavors of whole grain bran flakes and fresh 12 grain bread. The hops are there but take their time to overlap the initial malt sweetness, after a second or two the nice flavors of grapefruit, pine and grass along with a dose of spice and hints of tropical fruit lead the way to a finish that holds a nice mellow bitterness on the top of my mouth between sips.

M- A smooth and full bodied pale ale with near perfect carbonation for such a style.

D- a very flavorfull pale ale and very drinakable.

Overall the transition from malts sweetness to hops bitterness is astounding, giving you equal opportunity to enjoy both the malt spectrum and hop spectrum of this beer.

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -15%

RPA (Rye Pale Ale) from Cameron's Brewing Co.
4.12 out of 5 based on 142 ratings.
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