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Backyahd India Pale Ale - Foolproof Brewing Company

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189 Ratings
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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 9
Gots: 20 | 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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Photo of Tschnab
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Tschnab, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of DerekMorgan
4/5  rDev +11.7%

DerekMorgan, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of cbutova
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty fresh cans in the area recently for a new brew, prefect time to get out a review in this scorching heat.

A- Fairly aggressive pour yields a clear, light golden-orange beer out of the can and into a pint glass. A head forms somewhere between foamy and creamy and is about one finger tall. The cap retains decently and a ring of large bubbles leaves spotty lacing.

S- Not a blast of hoppiness compared to other IPAs but what I do get is a nice clean citrus forward nose with notes of orange zest, pineapple and some stone fruits. A slight bit of caramel beyond that.

T- Hop forward again with a bit more light caramel and yeast byproducts coming through. The hop profile here leads with some good orange zest followed by pine, stone fruit and floral notes.

MF- Light end body with a pretty nice creamy and foamy texture to it. Carbonation is on the high side with a clean moderate bitterness in the finish.

Solid canned IPA with a good citrus forward hop profile and fresh feel. Hopefully this one doesn't fill the shelves and remains decently fresh when it is around, I'd get it again.

cbutova, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of db12
3/5  rDev -16.2%

db12, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of doremite
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Kelp, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of kevgod
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

kevgod, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of smcolw
3.61/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Small head that settles to a single layer of bubbles. A couple of spots for lace. Chill hazed with a slightly dirty gold color.

Mild floral hop aroma.

Starts with a soft pale malt taste. A black pepper hop kicks in slowly. The aftertaste is decently long lasting. The body is light with a higher than typical carbonation.

smcolw, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of ELECTRONICAnonymous
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of Keith_Martin
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

Keith_Martin, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of CTJman
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

CTJman, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of NightINgale
4/5  rDev +11.7%

NightINgale, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of DrinkingDrake
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

DrinkingDrake, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of Schmuckles
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Schmuckles, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of plaid75
3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Drank directly from the can.

The smell featured resinous citric and piney hop notes atop a moderate grainy aroma.

The taste consisted of an upfront balmy piney hop that slowly faded allowing for a soft caramel to complete the flavor.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a handy IPA.

plaid75, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of bootdown21
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

bootdown21, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of rab53
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

rab53, Jun 21, 2013
Photo of Larrydoherty
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Larrydoherty, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of jaasen64
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

jaasen64, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of jlindros
4.01/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I've been waiting to try a new commercial production beer from Damasse for many years now, and finally it's in front of me. Also in a can! Hooray!

Pours a nice fluffy airy 1 finger head that fades semi slowly, nice soapy lacing, hazy bright honey yellow orange colored beer.

Nose has an interesting hop character, quite floral and some citrusy fruit, nice grapefruit and a sour peach like fruit, faint hint of resin and fresh hop kick, faint tangerine, and under all that is a light fluffy honey malt. That being said, with all the nice characters, it's a little muted for an American IPA, if these same characters were there but much stronger it would be much better.

Taste starts with fruity flavors, quite fruity, a peach apricot to start, all from the hops I assume, and into light citrus with a tangerine, and some grapefruit juice packets, a light bitter grapefruit rind as well, slight pith, juicy fruit all around, with fair bitterness, It also brings a light fluffy sweet malt underneath with a hint of a honey malt flavor. Finish is dry and quite bitter but not overly, nice grapefruit flavor, with hint of tangerine and just a touch of a floral almost spicy hop.

Mouth is med bodied, nice fluffy carb.

Overall not bad at all, the nose was nice but a bit muted, flavor profile came through nicely and let the hops shine with a light malt balance and little sweetness, tasty beer with a nice finish.

jlindros, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of CADMixes
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

CADMixes, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of Carluver
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Carluver, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of VelvetExtract
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours a murky copper color with a slight head. Bits of lacing.

S-Nothing that really stands out here. Modest notes of grapefruit, pine and herbs.

T-Zesty grapefruit and grass with pine. Just a run-of-the-mill flavor here. The flavor is noticeably stronger than the nose. Caramel malt.

M-Fairly bitter with some decent body behind it.

O/D-Not my favorite interpretation of the IPA. The flavors work but don't suit me as well as others. The can looks great and I wouldn't be opposed to having this again. Didn't love it though.

VelvetExtract, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

somelikehops, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of braican
3/5  rDev -16.2%

braican, Jun 04, 2013
Backyahd India Pale Ale from Foolproof Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.