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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

845 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 845
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 20
Gots: 107 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-02-2001

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.
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Photo of Sam_B
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of metter98
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin off white head that quickly died down, leaving patches of bubbles covering the surface, a thin collar around the edge and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of citrusy and pine resin hops as well as caramel malts are present in the nose.
T: The overall taste very much follows the smell and has a light amount of hop bitterness along with the faintest hints of sweetness from the caramel malts.
M: It feels medium-bodied and somewhat crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has an excellent balance between the malts and hops.

Photo of jennib1
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of DenverHopHead
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light amber, but looks flat. Some head, but very little. Some lace, somehow. Smells a bit better than a typical English IPA! Tastes and feels like an English IPA, which isn't my usual choice, but this worked well! Overall, not bad. Not great, but not bad.

Photo of Lorihall1
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of hellhammermario
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of cw13
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of dgherm
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of mikehillman
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of TLA
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of BeerHo
3.47/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer on tap at the Hitching Post Restaurant in Bern Township PA and was impressed with the golden amber color. Good foam head but the bubbles dissipated quickly. The lacing was thick with good retention on the glass. The bouqet was lacking for my taste with just a very faint smell of citrus but not enough to distinguish anything in particular. The flavor is very good with a good hop presence on the front and a malty almost biscuity lingering bitter tangerine finish on the back. The carbonation is a bit too much for me. It filled me up quickly. Overall a decent IPA but I couldn't n see myself drinking more than 2. Good summer IPA.

Photo of Jeremy_Zim
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of LoveStout
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of petermethot
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of blake58
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of KTCamm
4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yards India pale ale - served on tap at Publick House in Chester NJ.

Medium amber with heavy foam. Sticky. Active bubbles. Bready caramel nose. The beer nicely balances hop with subtle malt sweetness. Juicy. Hint of pine. Really good ipa. 4 4 425 425 425

Photo of MDDMD
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-medium amber color with a nice off-white head and good lacing

S-sweet bread, pine, citrus, slight floral

T-sweet caramel malt, citrus, pine, orange, hint of floral, mild to moderate bitterness in the finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-a decent IPA, a little sweeter than I prefer and not as hoppy

Photo of SlidersAce814
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of andholio
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of dougbassett
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of MrBoh
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of zekeman17
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of wayngrove
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The beer appeared an orange-ish color, slightly hazy, with a nice thick, white head that was decently retained. Citrus hops and slight bready aroma. The beer, for an English IPA is too hoppy, in my opinion. I expected it to be more balanced with the hops more muted. Nonetheless, citrus and earthy hops with some pale malts. The beer had a moderate feel and was easy to drink. Overall, a decent beer.

India Pale Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 845 ratings.