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Backyahd India Pale Ale - Foolproof Brewing Company

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190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 9
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Foolproof Brewing Company visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ShogoKawada on 01-14-2013)
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Reviews by mrz200:
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3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a six pack of Foolproof "sampler" - 2 porters, 2 goldens, and 2 of these extremely tasty IPA's. It's not going to put RI on the "IPA highway" but it doesn't set out to either. Very smooth, more floral than hoppy (though plenty of both) which adds to its drink ability. I'll always compare this to Newburyport IPA, which I think is the bigger hit for a hop fix, but Foolproof certainly has its place. Would definitely try more by this brewery, they nailed exactly what they tried for.

mrz200, Oct 08, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of Billolick
4.01/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can, w/o freshness info

Clouded darker shade of golden amber. Sturdy and lasting lite khaki head, leaves real nice froth, low sheeting and scattered fine lace. Nice looking beer.

Big nose w/ floral, citric and per-fumy notes.

Well hopped and fresh tasting IPA, with more citrus n pine hop bombs dropping all over.

Quality IPA in a can. Impressed with this one.

Billolick, Jan 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

doremite, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Trashcat, Oct 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

alamode, Jan 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Griffith, Sep 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

dailyminefield, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

tenacioustomato, Mar 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Larrydoherty, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of mjstacker
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

mjstacker, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of Kegatron
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Kegatron, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of Kmlund
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Kmlund, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of somelikehops
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

somelikehops, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of trevorpost
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

trevorpost, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of tone77
2.85/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Another beer courtesy of the legendary woodychandler. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Came gushing out of the can making quite a mess, despite no agitation on my end. Has a cloudy golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very mild, a bit of hops. Taste is bitter, hoppy, a bit of lemons, kind of unusual for the style, and a touch unpleasant. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a mediocre beer.

tone77, Mar 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Craftonly23121, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Dylanjf, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

WhitmansNiece, Sep 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

hoppymcgee, Dec 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

MrJolly, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of EgadBananas
3.45/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: nice soft yellow to medium orange, good clarity, slightly off white half finger of head.

Aroma: caramel, mild citrus.

Taste: citrus, caramel, pale malts, medium to high bitterness.

Mouthfeel: slightly oily, light bodied, crisp, clean.

Overall: solid, but somewhat average.

EgadBananas, Aug 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

BodyPolitic, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of angrybabboon
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Consumed 3/8/13

Appearance: Deep gold with some copper highlights - small, off-white head, fades quickly to a nonexistent cap - leaves a few tiny spots of lacing

Smell: Interesting hop profile - dry pine needles - orange and grapefruit rind, pith - some grapefruit flesh in the background - grassy and herbal - some caramel malts in the back

Taste: Unexpectedly aggressive - oily citrus, rind and pith - pine needles, grass, and aspirin - very bitter - minimal sweetness, which is a plus here - some dry caramel malts - an earthy undertone

Mouthfeel: Medium body, crisp, slightly sticky in the finish

Overall: Interesting, but not a showstopper

Maybe this should be enjoyed in a lawn chair in your backyahd. It has some citrusy hops, but it is also remarkably grassy. In some ways, the grassy and earthy notes are reminiscent of an APA. This just has a bigger hop profile. Worth a try.

angrybabboon, Mar 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Niebeendend, Jun 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

db12, Jul 16, 2013
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Backyahd India Pale Ale from Foolproof Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.