Pynk | Yards Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
yardsbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
We brew each batch with over 3,000 pounds of fresh raspberries and both sour and sweet cherries. The addition of fruit prior to fermentation makes this crisp ale tart instead of sweet. It’s pink in color of course, light-bodied, and refreshing with delicate, delectable berry aromas. We’ll bet the farm that there’s no better autumn seasonal around.

Added by NeroFiddled on 10-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,292
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
306
pDev:
14.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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8
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Ratings: 306 |  Reviews: 58
Photo of Papagoose
4.25/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PA-hunter
3.92/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter glass. 5.5% abv

Appearance- Pours a deep pink raspberry. High white head tinted with a light pink hue. Good clarity.

Smell- Fresh raspberry, tart cherries

Taste- The fruit flavors start early, and out do any malt taste. Begins with a red raspberry sweetness. Definite cherry fruit flavor in there as well, which compliments the raspberries. The beer changes from sweet to a tartness of a different type of cherry. The tartness continues though the finish, and at this time the malt shows with a dry, grainy, and tart finish.

Mouthfeel- Medium in body with active carbonation.

Overall- An interesting fruit beer. This one is sweet and sour. The amount, and variety of fruit used in this beer is apparent. Hats off to Yards for donating portions of this beer revenue towards fighting cancer. A solid fruit beer.

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Photo of calcnerd
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of razorsdescent
3.32/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bmcl16
3.71/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of buzzy
3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a light orange to pink colored concoction with a small white head. The aroma is of sweet fruit and some grass. The flavor is mild hops with a tart fruit flavor. I enjoyed the flavor but a found the palate a little weak.

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Photo of mendvicdog
3.24/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hockeyfighter19
4.05/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EFR94
4.3/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ajilllau
3.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A nice summery beer. It's made with over 3000lbs of cherries and berries which you can really taste. I put a 1/6bbl on at my bar and it kicked in less than 48 hours. Only complaint I had was there was no finish to it.

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Photo of tjreardon
4.03/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chicagoish
3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bob_Rhoades
3.59/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very nice color and decent head. I think this beer was a tad too carbonated for my taste as far as sours go. Had a decent amount of tartness but was a bit week on depth. A decent, tart fruit beer and one I'll go back to later if given the chance.

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Photo of mthomp081
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mcfahn
4.64/5  rDev +30%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xbrettfavrex
3.59/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drtth
3.88/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours out into a Duvel glass a medium pink-tined amber with a 1" head of finely bubbled what foam that slowly settels to a thin layer on the liquid and leaving a ring and patches of leggy foam on the sides of the glass. Sipping creates sheets of foam that quickly slide back down leaving multiple small patches of foam on the sides.

The aroma is definitely fruity with the raspberries mostly in charge but there seems to be a background of cherry as well. There's really not much in the way of malt or hop in the background and the berries are in charge here.

The flavors are a nice mix of raspberries with some tart cherry mingled in. While there is a bit of tartness here there's also some sweetness mixed in. As expected from the nose the malt and hops don't show very much.

The mouth feel is on the light side of medium bodied with a touch of crispness from the light, prickly carbonation. The finish begins about midway through as the tartness from the cherries pushes its way to center stage and then all the flavors gradually fade away with some degree of tartness holding on all the way to the end.

Given that I'm generally a fan of Yard's beers I was a bit surprised to realize that I hadn't tried this one before. I'll certainly be having it again as it can be a very refreshing change of pace and something that would go well on a warm summer's evening. I could easily see having this as one of the main offerings at a backyard BBQ.

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Photo of Antc2382
4.16/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wizzle32
3.77/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.79/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkmiller76
4.19/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of curlybird
3.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AGust82
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Trombone69
4.2/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pynk from Yards Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 306 ratings