India Pale Ale - Yards Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Gilgemesh:
3.93/5 rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Poured strong down the middle of a smallish tulip. Huge head that drained away quickly. Some lacing, but not much. Nice caramel color. Based on what others have said about this beer, I chose to let this sit a bit to force of some of the carbonation and to warm it to traditional British serving temps. The nose has a slight maltyness and a strong bitter hop scent. I'd guess lemon pledge, with a bit of pear at the end. The flavor is of toasty malts. A bit of biscuit with a medium hop finish. There are hints of esters and alcohol. This is not your traditional American IPA. Much more like a traditional British style. I am glad I let the carbonation wane as it is still a bit frothy. Another good beer from the folks at Yards.
Serving type: bottle
04-02-2009 01:10:40 | More by Gilgemesh
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3.79/5 rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours hazy gold color with a small off white head that faded quickly and left good lacing. Smells of sweet malt, caramel, biscuit, lemon zest, floral hops, grains and some citrus fruit. Pretty basic nose, but very well balanced and better than normal for an English style IPA. Tastes like it smells, with malt, caramel, biscuit, lemon zest, floral hops, grains, orange peel, toffee, mild spices and some citrus fruit like orange juice or some citrus hops. It's sweet but the malt and hops taste is evenly divided for great balance and drinkability. Tasted much better than it smelled. Mouthfeel is creamy and smooth, with average carbonation, a medium body that was a little chewy, and a malty aftertaste that was sweet with nice citrus accents. Overall this was a nice English style IPA that would make for a fine session beer.
Serving type: on-tap
07-20-2014 00:25:32 | More by CHickman
3.81/5 rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.
Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.
Smell: Caramel, toasted malts, light citrus, herbal, and grassy hops.
Taste: Definitely malt forward with the hops and bitterness in the rear.
Mouthfeel: Smooth, fruity, chewy, medium bodied, and medium carbonation.
Overall: Nice take on an EIPA. Next time in Philly, 'I'll check these guys out and this beer too.
Serving type: bottle
07-19-2014 04:00:46 | More by Flounder57
India Pale Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.