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Yards Rye - Yards Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

122 Ratings
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: BARFLYB on 06-04-2012)
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02-08-2014 23:49:38 | More by mercysbane
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

03-24-2014 16:51:12 | More by tygry
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

01-21-2013 02:24:32 | More by T-money
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.44/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a Yards shaker pint.

Appearance
Golden amber with 1 finger of bone-white head. Excellent clarity with moderate carbonation.

Nose
Caramel, honey, rye, peach, pineapple and tangerine.

Taste
Fairly mellow but juicy hop presence consisting of candied orange with hints of passion fruit, peach and bubblegum. Firm honey, caramel and rye backbone well blended with the hops. Low bitterness at the finish with touches of tangerine and honeydew melon.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, juicy, semi-dry and refreshing.

Overall
Extremely balanced and easy drinking. Yards knocked this out of the park IMO.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 14:53:54 | More by justintcoons
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Fcip78

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yards enters into 2014 with a nice new addition, rye ipa. I'm not certain, but I bet they did a hop burst technique using the citra, centennial, simcoe, ctz mix. Very nice amber color and good head retention, a good drinking rye ale with plenty of citrus aroma... And that's where my one comment is based.

I would bet that out of the hops listed, they used more citra then the others. Citra is very dominant in the ale and that is where this beer falls down a notch for my palate.

Over the past year, i have tasted lots of beers highlighting citra hops. It seems lots of brewers bought a ton of citra an throwing into all kinds of styles, but rye ? I'm not sure....

I would recommend this beer, no doubt, but it gets me thinking of brewing my own rye but this time with more centennial...

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 03:06:09 | More by Fcip78
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

02-07-2014 16:42:56 | More by jjd315
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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

03-22-2014 23:48:38 | More by bubseymour
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

05-06-2014 00:25:37 | More by jl2414
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jodybrutal

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

01-20-2014 23:13:09 | More by jodybrutal
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-24-2012 16:50:17 | More by Sjorge3442
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-10-2014 03:33:18 | More by cheah
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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mmclaughlin38

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle received via Growling at the Moon. Thanks for the brew, Dain!

Pours into an imperial pint glass, forming a 3/4" light beige head over the clear orangey amber brew. Head slowly bursts away bubble by bubble, with leggy sticky lace. Aroma is spicy with a citrus hoppy bite.

Taste has spiciness from front to back, citrus comiong on in the middle, and closing with ample bitterness. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is easy. Great new offering.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2014 01:51:28 | More by ppoitras
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larryi86

Delaware

4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A- A clear copper/amber color with three finger white head.

S- Citrus hops, slightly dank, some pine, nice rye spice, very nice.

T- Follow the nose with citrus hops and a piney finish, nice rye spice, toasted malts, very well balanced.

M- Smooth, nice carbonation, light to medium body.

O- Another solid beer from Yards, Very easy to drink and very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2014 00:21:46 | More by larryi86
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked this up at Wegmans, poured chilled from the 12oz brown bottle into a glass mug.

The color is light amber with great clarity and thick rocky off white cream with average sized bead and lots of lace, retention is very good. The smell is great, lots of citrus and tropical fruit aromas from the hops with slight tangelo or orange with mild rye malt toastiness in the nose. The feel is excellent, lots of citrus tanginess with moderate bitterness with slight sweetness and medium carbonation with low alcohol in the feel.

The taste is better than average actually it is great - hop dominance with slight tangelo and grapefruit flavor with a slight hint of pineapple and mild rye backs up the hops with a light toasted but not really sweet flavor. There is a subtle alcohol tinge in the background when you take larger gulps, but as a sipper it is mild. The flavor is high quality and I enjoyed drinking this ..it could be a new contender for my go-to rye IPA. Whatever the case is I recommend trying this if you like the combination of rye malt and IPA!

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 17:21:37 | More by Slatetank
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-11-2014 18:03:27 | More by WVbeergeek
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Crystal clear copper hue super sticky bright white head. Some herbal and floral hop notes with a touch of spicy rye.

Flavor is amazing clean in classic yards fashion. Rye is nice and subtle . Toasty grainy body, medium and slightly creamy body yet crisp and dry on the finish. Floral hops, spicey rye and toasty grain all balanced extremely well with faint lingering bitterness

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 14:55:45 | More by jtierney89
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-09-2014 19:08:50 | More by pat_usher
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dsshuck

Delaware

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-11-2014 20:19:01 | More by dsshuck
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Yards Rye from Yards Brewing Co.
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