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Yards Rye - Yards Brewing Co.

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very good

147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BARFLYB on 06-04-2012

This beautifully complex, boldly hopped, amber-colored IPA uses rye malt to give the beer a subtle spiciness. It’s bittered with Bravo and Nugget hops before heading to the hop back packed with whole flower Chinook. Finally, we bomb it with Centennial, Citra, Simcoe, and Columbus, creating a pungent ale with intense notes of citrus and pine.
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Ratings: 147 | Reviews: 31 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of webb534
3.66/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fourstringer
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint glass. Moderate hand. Bottled 12 16 2014.

A: Classic, copper-colored, amber body. Good clarity. 1.5 fingers of off-white head with good retention. Nice lacing.

S: Nice, citrusy hops with notes of orange, lighter grapefruit. Caramel. Rye spice. Brown sugar. Lighter pine, resin.

T: Pine-foward hop bitterness opens with a bit of rye malt in the background. Moderate hop bite on a mostly dry finish. Light alcohol presence. Linger pine and hop florals in the aftertaste.

M: Moderate carbonation with medium body. Standard APA feel, but nice.

O: Interesting dichotomy between a fruit-forward nose and piney flavors on the palate. Not my cup of tea with regards to the hop choices. Rye is somewhat masked.

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Photo of cantal
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NEBeerGirl
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.91/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Ok - decent yards with some flavor

Photo of MisledTitan
4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of diddith
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 96gpse
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CaptDavyJones
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of qchic
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dr_Farts
3.14/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Nice amber hue, rye, pine, resin and slight hops and flowers on nose. Nice mouthfeel, but I feel like the rye really overpowers the generous amount of hopping.

Photo of Vogt52
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jwhancher
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear dark copper with generous lacing and ample carbonation. Smells spicy from the rye with a healthy dose of pine & citrus hops. Some sweet aromas persist, either from the malts or resinous qualities from the hops. Tastes hoppy & spicy throughout, like the aroma. A lingering bitterness is evident. Feels medium bodied and drinkable. Some warming alcohols, but a beer I could have a few pints of anytime.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lambdon
5/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of tonyrocknroll
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of newbeeraday
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of kevdude
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of DougGilley
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of droomyster
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear amber body with soda-like head with decent retention. A wet leafy aroma with toffee and baking bread undertones, plus a bit of orange peel is good but rather subdued. The taste is remarkably well balanced. Starts off with a citrusy bitterness before sweeter orange notes and some dark caramel notes come through on the middle, and then harmonizing together for a rhapsodic finish. Simple flavors but well pronounced and ultimately working well together. I like this beer.

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Yards Rye from Yards Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.