Signature IPA
Yards Brewing Co.

Signature IPASignature IPA
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Yards Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
American IPA
Ranked #2,957
Ranked #21,857
3.77 | pDev: 11.67%
Sep 30, 2023
Dec 02, 2001
Formerly "India Pale Ale".

Standing firmly on the east coast end of American IPAs, our India Pale Ale emphasizes balance. An insistent malt character from traditional floor-malted English barley harmonizes with a generous amount of Chinook and Amarillo hops. Fruity and aromatic, our IPA is perfectly balanced.
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Reviewed by ovaltine from Indiana

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Really nice English IPA with lots of malt balancing a nice fruity hop profile, both on the nose and on the taste. This is a really nice fridge IPA, one I’d gladly try again.
Sep 30, 2023
Rated: 4 by Jcal2023 from Pennsylvania

Jul 28, 2023
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Reviewed by daliandragon from Maryland

3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
The head doesn't retain well, but the clear amber body and musty, fruity nose are at least interesting. So I enjoy this interesting, complex flavor, but don't really see it as an American IPA. It is more of an English style strong ale, with beefy hops to meet a towering malt profile. Biscuit and medicinal hops are laced with grapeskin and dark fruit; there is as fair bit going on here. Pretty clean in the finish, I would try this again.
Sep 04, 2022
Rated: 3.41 by sbradley41 from Pennsylvania

Aug 21, 2022
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Reviewed by BigMac59 from Texas

3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Color Is a clear amber with an ivory head. Lacing in the glass is pretty good. Aroma is kind of nondescript. Very malty with floral hops up front. Feel is medium bodied with low, light carbonation. Overall, it's very nice. Tastes more like an hoppier English Pale Ale than American IPA, but that’s not a bad thing.
Jul 26, 2022
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Reviewed by Wattie83 from Pennsylvania

3.52/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from 12oz bottle to a nonic pint. Pours a clear amber color with ivory head that falls to a thin cap. Leaves some nice lacing in the glass. Looks really still in the glass. Aroma is caramel malt with floral hops. A lot more malt than I'd expect (I didn't get a chance to check date). Taste is sweet malt and floral hops up front in good combination. Middle sees some hop bitterness kick in with some citrus and melon notes. Finish is a bit dank, piney and earthy. Feel is medium bodied with low, light carbonation. Overall, it's decent enough. Tastes more English than American, but again not sure of the age on this.
Jun 16, 2022
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Reviewed by jlindros from Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Draft at Philly Airport
Light foamy head, mostly clear honey blonde color

Nose citrus, little pine, fresh hop with a little resin, dank Marijuana notes, little malt

Taste good balanced ipa, med bitterness with a bit of citrus orange peel, pine, mild dank resin, touch of pith, fair sweet malt, getting a bit more bitter on the sweet finish, more dank musty resin

Mouth is med bod, med frothy carb
Feb 18, 2022
Rated: 3.48 by selekt0r

Oct 26, 2021
Rated: 4.11 by apareed from California

Aug 10, 2021
Rated: 3.73 by NastyNorseman from New York

Apr 24, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

Dec 31, 2020
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Clear amber appearance with an average size off white head and good lacing. Muted resinous hop aroma backed by toasted malt. Hop profile is a little more assertive in the taste although the balance is evident. Aftertaste is dry and bitter with a lingering finish.

The problem, for me, when rating a style that is as prolific as an IPA is that everyone has a local favorite. This one is rightfully revered in the Philly area. And it IS good. It's that sometimes it gets less respect than everyone else's local favorite IPA.
Sep 02, 2020
Rated: 3.6 by saymike32 from New Jersey

Aug 02, 2020
Rated: 3.94 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania

Jul 23, 2020
Rated: 3.71 by Ernald_Elbertson from Delaware

May 13, 2020
Rated: 3.98 by Barleycorn from Pennsylvania

Apr 11, 2020
Rated: 4.01 by irs from New Jersey

Mar 31, 2020
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Reviewed by JRed from New Jersey

3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Bubbly burnt orange in body with white head. Aroma of citrus, rind, grass, pine, light lemon. Tastes of citrus with rind, grass, pine, lemon is a bit more pronounced on the palate, with mild booze and malt in the aftertaste. Light bodied with medium carbonation.
Mar 26, 2020
Rated: 3.88 by jakej654 from Pennsylvania

Mar 08, 2020
Signature IPA from Yards Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 1062 ratings