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India Pale Ale - Yards Brewing Co.

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

735 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 735
Reviews: 321
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 12
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Standing firmly on the east coast end of American IPAs, our India Pale Ale emphasizes balance. An insistent malt character from traditional floor-malted English barley harmonizes with a generous amount of Chinook and Amarillo hops. Fruity and aromatic, our IPA is perfectly balanced.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-02-2001)
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kouryxvp

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-19-2014 01:04:01 | More by kouryxvp
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JohnnyForeign

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

06-13-2014 23:27:15 | More by JohnnyForeign
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hansenm72

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-13-2014 15:26:35 | More by hansenm72
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14%

06-07-2014 13:26:15 | More by xJMFCx
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WOSean

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-07-2014 03:19:10 | More by WOSean
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-05-2014 11:21:44 | More by kelvarnsen
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schnell

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-03-2014 03:14:44 | More by schnell
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Brenden

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Notes are from 5/26

It's a dark one, almost a brown-orange-red with a fiery flare in the recesses and a brighter amber gleam outside. The head is an off-white cap just shorter than half a finger, but it keeps up well and leaves behind pretty good lace.
It has a sort of hybrid tone to it, seeming to incorporate the earthy, spicy, woody/leafy bitterness with brighter citrus and not-quite-dank notes along with lots of yeasty esters giving off dark fruits as well as almost tropical under the danker/earthier stuff. There's also just a twinge of alcohol noted with every sniff and sip, but nothing too heavily ethanolic to enjoy the overall very much.
There's a sort of earthy dankness that even translates to the feel, though it doesn't weigh down the medium body or take away from the brightness that also translates. Crispness comes out strong on the palate from front to back, as does smoothness in the semi-dry feel.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 15:52:34 | More by Brenden
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vamil95ce

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-01-2014 02:10:02 | More by vamil95ce
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

05-28-2014 21:41:05 | More by Durandal_777
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-26-2014 00:38:13 | More by ridgeline23
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Chinaskifan1

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-24-2014 11:32:12 | More by Chinaskifan1
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ariceclemson

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-24-2014 03:23:06 | More by ariceclemson
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williamcrane

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-23-2014 19:37:31 | More by williamcrane
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justinm4bama

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-22-2014 19:52:33 | More by justinm4bama
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prdstmnky

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

05-21-2014 18:58:40 | More by prdstmnky
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jan_acker

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

05-14-2014 14:42:57 | More by jan_acker
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WiserBud

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14%

05-08-2014 01:41:27 | More by WiserBud
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YalovaIA

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-07-2014 01:03:56 | More by YalovaIA
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delta490

Virginia

3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep clear amber with a creamy white head that lingers and leaves big lacing. The aroma is good, with some light fruit, a little hops and a bit of bread. The taste is pretty much the same but it doesn't have a huge amount of the depth of an English IPA. It does have a nice weight to the body and a good silky feeling. A solid English IPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 22:49:06 | More by delta490
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-06-2014 13:49:59 | More by MikeWard
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claspada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-04-2014 14:27:56 | More by claspada
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Triklino

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-03-2014 00:40:08 | More by Triklino
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20.6%

04-29-2014 17:07:21 | More by Belittle
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emac1224

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-28-2014 22:41:52 | More by emac1224
India Pale Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 735 ratings.