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Back Yard India Pale Ale - Cooperstown Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

148 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.45%
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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wailingwench

New Mexico

3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Eye Candy: Transparent copper. Nice retention and hop clumping. Sticky lacing on sides. Fizzy white head.

The Nose Knows: Herbal spice hop aroma, underlying malt sweetness, light dough.

Tongueland: Grassy front, honey, sweet malt, caramel, peppery, bitter hop (ESBish) at end. Lager meets a IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

05-12-2005 21:51:17 | More by wailingwench
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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TangTKE402

New York

3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
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

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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

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Back Yard India Pale Ale from Cooperstown Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.