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Yards Rye - Yards Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

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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Ratings: 126 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of mooseo
3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into pint glass.

A - Clear deep amber with a frothy white head.

S - Sweet caramel, spicy rye, floral hops.

T - Caramel malt, earthy bitter hops, spicy rye.

M - Smooth, medium bodied, high carbonation.

O - Easy to drink, flavorful, good balance. A really nice offering from Yards.

mooseo, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of mquinn919
4.5/5  rDev +19%

mquinn919, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.1/5  rDev -18%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottled 12/19/13
Bottle at 45 degrees into imperial pint
Aroma nondescript, faint hops
Head average (4 cm), off-white, frothy, mostly lasting
Lacing good – mostly extant lacey rings as the level drops
Body a beautiful medium orange, clear
Flavor begins bitter with no specific hop flavor as well as no distinct rye spiceness; no specific hop presence, no alcohol, no diacetyl, no malt.
Ends with a non-specific astringency
Palate light to medium, watery, lively carbonation

A very nondescript beer; no separate or distinct flavors, just a jumble of ingredients producing an average beer worthy of a BMC production. A shame – good rye beers are hard to find and Yard’s makes some good beers overall – I had high hopes for this one. Although this one has a lovely appearance saying “Drink Me!”, you probably shouldn’t.

Ozzylizard, Feb 13, 2014
Photo of WVbeergeek
4/5  rDev +5.8%

WVbeergeek, Feb 11, 2014
Photo of navin
4/5  rDev +5.8%

navin, Feb 11, 2014
Photo of WDJersey
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

WDJersey, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Kegatron, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of NYR_Rob
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

NYR_Rob, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of mercysbane
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

mercysbane, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of buzzy
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

buzzy, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of Yeroc
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Yeroc, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of jjd315
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

jjd315, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of reebtaerG
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had pint at Lures

A-Clear, light copper appearance with a large, off white head and nice lacing.

S-Multi grain aroma with a hint of resinous hops.

T-Very unique rye flavors play well with the spicy hops to add depth and balance as the aftertaste developes.

M-Nice mouthfeel with a medium bodied, well carbonated with a dry, bitter, long lasting finish.

O-Overall a nice rye IPA with room for improvement.

reebtaerG, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of jrfehon33
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

jrfehon33, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of larryi86
4.15/5  rDev +9.8%
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.

larryi86, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of Slatetank
4.11/5  rDev +8.7%
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!

Slatetank, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of cmq103
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

cmq103, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of Aewachiw
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Aewachiw, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of Tucquan
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Tucquan, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of thecheapies
3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

thecheapies, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of IronLover
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bright orange with a yellowish hue in color with perfect clarity. Poured with a thick off-white foam that left thick sheets of sticky lacings on the glass. Citrus orange and earthy, minty hop aromas with caramel and rye malt in tow. Medium bodied with rich, lush carbonation and a clean, semi-dry finish. Citrus and herbal, minty flavors up front with light caramel malt beneath. Spicy, tangy rye flavors follow through the middle to the end. Finishes with a flash of fresh citrus followed by spicy rye and lingering pine hop bitterness. Easy drinking, great feel, and a plethora of pleasant flavors. This was very good.

IronLover, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of whatname
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

whatname, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of cistercian12
3.25/5  rDev -14%

cistercian12, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of AWB3
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

AWB3, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of touchmeimsac
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

touchmeimsac, Jan 27, 2014
Yards Rye from Yards Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.