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Yards Rye - Yards Brewing Co.

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126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | 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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Photo of justintcoons
4.44/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a Yards shaker pint.

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

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

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.

Medium bodied, juicy, semi-dry and refreshing.

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

justintcoons, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of seyton
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

seyton, Jan 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

TheNightwatchman, Jan 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

mmclaughlin38, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of brheuer
4/5  rDev +5.8%

brheuer, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of corby112
2.75/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

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.

corby112, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of mvanaskie13
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass, color is amber, lots of fine bubbles, head is off white with smaller bubbles, dense about 1/2 inch thick and lingers and laces the glass.

Smell is hoppy then blends with earthy rye malt notes, maybe some grass and light pine from the hops.

Taste is very clean, rye comes through nicely, light earthiness and pepperiness, hops are grassy and some pine. Flavor is very nice and focuses the rye well.

Mouthfeel is nicely done, lingering flavors focus on the tongue, lighter on the cheeks, drying qualities are pretty immediate and expected for an ale of this style.

Overall, this is a very well done rye ale - rye flavors are noticeable throughout with solid aroma and nice drying mouthfeel.

mvanaskie13, Jan 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

IdrinkGas, Jan 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

jwat, Jan 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

mdfb79, Jan 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

BillRoth, Dec 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

b1515152004, Oct 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

MattDbach, Mar 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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Yards Rye from Yards Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.