Cape Of Good Hope IPA | Yards Brewing Co.

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90
Ratings:
411
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
23.77%
 
 
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Cape Of Good Hope IPACape Of Good Hope IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Cape of Good Hope, which changes year to year, pays homage to the original style and adventurous spirit of the first British IPAs. This past year’s release, a west coast style double IPA, is brewed with 100% pilsner malt, imparting a subtle maltiness and beautiful golden color. Loaded with hops, there’s Columbus in the kettle and Centennial in the whirlpool. Then it’s dry hopped with El Dorado, Calypso, and Galaxy, resulting in a dry, crisp ale with unmistakable flavors and aromas of tropical fruits.

Added by MusicaleMike on 06-27-2009

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Spicy, Cedar, Resin, Fruity

This year’s version goes “West Coast” with Columbus, Chinook, & Mosaic hops. The strength is hidden until a few sips in, extremely well rounded with more hop flavor than bitterness. Tropical fruit and thick herbal hop flavor dominate. Less of a bitter hop smash as most American brewers make of the DIPA style but more of full flavored version which separates itself from most.

STYLE: American Double IPA | ABV: 9.3% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #94 (NOV 2014)

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Cape Of Good Hope IPA from Yards Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.