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Yards Rye - Yards Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -17.8%

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.

02-13-2014 14:27:40 | More by Ozzylizard
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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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navin

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-11-2014 13:48:50 | More by navin
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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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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-09-2014 01:42:21 | More by NYR_Rob
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mercysbane

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +26%

02-08-2014 23:49:38 | More by mercysbane
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-08-2014 21:12:46 | More by buzzy
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Yeroc

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-07-2014 23:37:04 | More by Yeroc
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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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reebtaerG

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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.

02-07-2014 14:26:27 | More by reebtaerG
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

02-07-2014 12:16:36 | More by jrfehon33
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larryi86

Delaware

4.15/5  rDev +10.1%

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.

02-03-2014 00:21:46 | More by larryi86
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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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cmq103

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-01-2014 21:16:32 | More by cmq103
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Aewachiw

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-01-2014 01:05:31 | More by Aewachiw
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-29-2014 22:42:02 | More by Tucquan
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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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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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.

01-29-2014 02:14:45 | More by IronLover
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-29-2014 01:48:52 | More by whatname
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cistercian12

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

01-28-2014 22:25:43 | More by cistercian12
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AWB3

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-28-2014 00:22:39 | More by AWB3
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-27-2014 13:48:14 | More by touchmeimsac
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bvlaminck

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-27-2014 12:54:19 | More by bvlaminck
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

01-26-2014 20:13:46 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
Yards Rye from Yards Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.