Backyahd India Pale Ale | Foolproof Brewing Company

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Backyahd India Pale AleBackyahd India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foolproof Brewing Company
Rhode Island, United States
foolproofbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The ultimate suburban brew, Backyahd is an aggressively hopped American IPA with a tantalizing hop aroma. The beer’s bitterness pairs perfectly with spicy foods coming straight off the grill. Enjoy it with friends, family, or whomever you choose. After all, it’s your Backyahd.

Added by ShogoKawada on 01-14-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
291
Reviews:
50
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.78%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
67
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 291 |  Reviews: 50
Photo of richkrull
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beeeeeerman
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WunderLlama
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear Golden yellow , great lacing

Faint pine hop aroma

Pine hop on the middle of the tongue

Bitterness on the sides and back of the tongue

Grab one out of a cooler , nice beer

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Photo of farrago
3.2/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Finger deep head, mottled with lots of surface sizzle as the bubbles pop rapidly, just off white, not many streaks but the lacing which is there is thick and sticks. Mild gauziness to the amber orange color, few visible bubbles, not especially active. Metal, iodine, peach pits, pulped lemons and pizza crust make up most of the nose, you have to consciously agitate and swirl the liquid to create enough aroma to register the parts. Medium-bodied, minimal grip, the carbonation is moderate at best and does not help to increase palate presence. Leafy with tree bark, metal, mineral aspects, not bitter in a puckering way, more like dry and slowly paced. Dried pine sap, pepper, sour grapefruit, not getting much fruit, at best a mix of white pit fruit and pineapple. The malt seems to wait until the finish to make an attempt to smooth things out, cocoa and butterscotch flavors without a lot of sweetness. Sampled at differing temperatures without much flavor or textural difference. Acceptable, certainly its shortcomings could be masked by consuming with flavorful food.

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Photo of WyethBednar
2.71/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pale and golden. A bit on the pale side for an IPA actually, with a nice white head.

Smell: lightly hoppy, not super inviting though.

Taste: not great. Very bitter with a light malt background that doesn't complement the hops very well. All the components of an IPA are there, just not in a good combination.

Feel: light bodied and easy. Very sessionable feeling.

Overall, it seemed like an IPA created by someone who doesn't really understand what people like about IPAs. Overly bitter and unbalanced.

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Photo of guido19
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dental
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HaightAshbury
2.27/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Ok. Nothing great, nothing terrible.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of msondel
3.27/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kingpthethird
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dipaslife4me
3.27/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danielr26
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Andrew041180
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tried while I was coming off a head cold. Not bad, would give it another shot.

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Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.26/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of datalager
3.82/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sheldog
3.28/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheElectricOne
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeff0024
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DuBeats
3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dicers
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Svendozen
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PGRADY
3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Simple. Limited hops. Due to it being a bit less full bodied of an IPA i would suggest drinking it a little colder

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Photo of bp4171
3.28/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Backyahd India Pale Ale from Foolproof Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 291 ratings.
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