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Back Yard India Pale Ale - Cooperstown Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

147 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 15.5%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cooperstown Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 09-24-2001)
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Reviews by kvltmetalhead:
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kvltmetalhead

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-28-2012 16:15:42 | More by kvltmetalhead
More User Reviews:
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TangTKE402

New York

3.03/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Got a growler at the source in MIlford and poured it into a pint glass. Color is amber brown with a nice sticky 1-finger white head. A bit of lacing on the sides as the beer goes down, and a great clarity lend this beer some pretty good-looking bonafides.

S: A light and sweet nose that is fairly nondescript, with malted barley being the most dominant note. A touch of grassy hops on the end, but mostly it's a sweet malty smell with caramel, bread, and a touch of hay.

T: Pretty much tastes like it smells: malt-forward with a bit of dryness on the swallow. Notes of fresh-cut grass, wet basement, caramel malts are present in-mouth with a dry, hollow taste lingering after the swallow. I would compare it to a much more traditional English IPA than any big, bold American IPA. Akin to Davidson Brothers' offering.

M: Substantial enough without being overbearing in the mouth. The feel is a bit sticky, but fresh, and none-too-syrupy. Bone-dry afterfeel.

O: It's a decent offering from a nice local brewery. For an English-style IPA it's right on the mark, though it may not be what you expect.

Serving type: growler

07-06-2014 22:50:26 | More by TangTKE402
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Noelito76

New York

2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

04-05-2014 13:22:32 | More by Noelito76
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-29-2014 18:01:55 | More by buzzy
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5%

01-12-2014 14:36:08 | More by rorjets
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -5%

11-12-2013 04:40:50 | More by jaydoc
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gshackles

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-29-2013 02:03:06 | More by gshackles
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George2744

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-27-2013 23:01:43 | More by George2744
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bsm80x

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

09-25-2013 20:41:29 | More by bsm80x
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours light gold, hazy, thick white foam. Heavy at times. Sticks everywhere=. Caramel malty nose with a grassy hint. Light malt taste, tiny hop bitter. Builds as the beer warms. Overall on the lighter side, but still tasty.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 18:55:02 | More by KTCamm
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5%

08-29-2013 16:35:50 | More by scxcrunner
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csfcmitchell

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5%

08-26-2013 19:41:16 | More by csfcmitchell
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59rockabilly

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

08-04-2013 02:58:53 | More by 59rockabilly
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pjkelley82

New York

4/5  rDev +17%

07-01-2013 03:43:52 | More by pjkelley82
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5%

06-23-2013 23:18:27 | More by jaxon53
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dwoolley1

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-31-2013 20:55:57 | More by dwoolley1
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Bustafluff

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

04-13-2013 23:02:08 | More by Bustafluff
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

03-05-2013 03:26:24 | More by LJWalker
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DmanGTR

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-29-2013 02:58:08 | More by DmanGTR
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-21-2012 17:11:45 | More by RblWthACoz
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5%

10-13-2012 00:55:06 | More by DrunkinYogi
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halo913

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5%

09-29-2012 14:26:23 | More by halo913
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leansean88

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

09-03-2012 03:15:07 | More by leansean88
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-31-2012 17:31:55 | More by OriolesFan1008
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.2/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Cloudy orange, two finger head, some carbonation.

S-Dirt, pine but not in a good way.

T-Same dirt, pine and grass notes but there is something off putting in there. A tad bit of bitterness. Malt is there, some caramel, not balanced. Possibly metallic?

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation

O-The balance ins't there, the dirt and pine are off as well. An IPA not worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 01:43:13 | More by rlee1390
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Back Yard India Pale Ale from Cooperstown Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.