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Yards Rye - Yards Brewing Co.

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85
very good

124 Ratings
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 27
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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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-20-2014 05:15:36 | More by djrn2
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-20-2014 05:15:02 | More by acurtis
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-25-2014 05:40:22 | More by RblWthACoz
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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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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-10-2014 00:08:15 | More by Kegatron
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +9%

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!

02-02-2014 17:21:37 | More by Slatetank
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mdfb79

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-02-2014 21:42:53 | More by mdfb79
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Gavage

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.1%

Appearance: pours an orange color with a 1" head that slowly falls to a thick surface covering.

Smell: bread and some spiciness is detectable by the nose.

Taste: bread, caramel, spicy rye, pears, orange, and a floral bitterness are the main flavors.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp from start to finish with a spicy and floral finish.

Overall: an easy to quaff ale that is nicely refreshing. This beer will satisfy your tastebuds.

02-22-2014 20:05:11 | More by Gavage
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corby112

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Pours a slightly hazy, dark golden orange color with a two finger, pillowy white head that very slowly settles into a thick, lasting cap/ring. Excellent retention with streaks of soapy lacing coating the glass on the way down. Looks very good.

Slightly spicy sweet malt aroma that's surprisingly lacking in hop character. Slightly floral with subtle earthy pine and hints of fresh cut grass but the rye and sweet malt notes nearly completely overpowers all of the hop character. There's supposedly bravo, nugget, chinook, centennial, Citra, simcoe and Columbus but I'm struggling to pick up much of a hop presence. Lots of rye and caramel along with toffee, roasted nut, toast and caraway seed. Not offensive but the nose is very disappointing.

On the lighter end of medium body with a subtle spicy rye presence along with a delicate earthy hop presence that is almost completely overpowered by the prominent sweet malt bill. Dry with some lingering bitterness complimented by peppery rye before the strong malt backbone takes over. Strong rye and caramel sweetness along with some roasted almond, toffee, hazelnut and a touch of dark fruit. Overall, this beer is somewhat decently balanced and easy to drink but the hop presence is severely muted. Not a bad beer but kind of disappointing offering from a solid brewery. I wouldn't order this beer again.

01-12-2014 05:57:43 | More by corby112
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-09-2014 01:18:48 | More by oriolesfan4
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-19-2013 15:56:40 | More by InspectorBob
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev -19.6%

Cask at Resurection Ale House. Yards Rye IPA holds a bright golden color with off orange tints, topped with a white head, quite nice off the firkin. Smells of floral hops with some grapefruit and slight pine, backed by a good malt base and rye notes. Taste the same with a slight bitterness, but not over the top since this is an english version IPA. A lot of malt sweetness, not very bitter with some rye malt backing, nothing too extreme, A pretty dead feel from the cask, smooth and brisk with a abv not over the top leaving it pretty drinkable. If this is fresh which I assume it is, this is pretty lackluster.

06-04-2012 07:44:07 | More by BARFLYB
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +10.9%

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.

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

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-15-2013 18:26:18 | More by BillRoth
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-20-2014 22:52:14 | More by Boone757
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-16-2014 03:20:22 | More by rfgetz
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-07-2014 17:26:46 | More by ColForbinBC
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-18-2014 01:58:27 | More by ZEB89
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.81/5  rDev +1.1%

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served an orange amber color with one finger of white head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading to leave a moderate level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is lighter overall but has hints of rye bread mixed with some aromas of toffee and caramel. Along with these aromas are some lighter hoppier smells of grapefruit and pine as well.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter rye bread taste as a smooth rye is mixed with some caramel sweetness. As the flavor advances the caramel fades and is replaced by some sweeter orange citrus flavors. The hops start out very light in the taste, but gains intensity as it moves along. Initially one is met with a grapefruit hop flavor midway through the taste with a pine shortly following. Both grow stronger to the end, with the grapefruit edging out the pine in terms of intensity. The rye kicks it up a bit right at the end taking away from the smoothness of the beer, but mixing with the rest to leave a nicely hopped rye flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is average. For the rye flavors of the brew and the nice blend of grapefruit and pine hop, the feel is quite nice, accentuating both these flavors rather well.

Overall – A rather tasty rye with a good blend of hop, rye, and sweet.

01-23-2014 02:30:24 | More by Darkmagus82
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev +3.7%

Bronze-colored brew, or maybe lighter. Nice head formed with some curly lace strands.

Spicy rye with some restraint and a hefty hop bill loaded with volatile aromas of spice, dank citrus, bitter leafiness, herbal hop, and pith. Slight toast, but diffused by hop presence and hearty grains.

Very tasty. Citrus peel, herbal hoppiness, strong spicy rye, earthiness, hearty cereal, and a kiss of lemon. Great character and very quaffable. More than approachable mouthfeel. Inviting carbonation with some chunky head to bite through. The body is slick and medium to medium-light.

Great rye ale. I recommend grabbing more than one. It has the character of an IPA, but not quite the intensity. I can buy it.

01-29-2014 04:43:20 | More by thecheapies
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-25-2014 14:58:30 | More by jmdrpi
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-11-2014 01:24:53 | More by IdrinkGas
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-10-2014 02:43:40 | More by WDJersey
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-17-2014 03:47:11 | More by BeerForMuscle
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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

01-20-2014 05:24:30 | More by LoveStout
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Yards Rye from Yards Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.