Cape Of Good Hope IPA | Yards Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
458 Ratings
Cape Of Good Hope IPACape Of Good Hope IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Though the recipe changes year to year, this West-Coast style double IPA always embodies the adventurous spirit of the original India Pale Ales – and each year’s release promises to take you on an epic journey. This year's batch bursts with notes of citrus, melon and pine from Chinook, El Dorado, Citra, Azacca, Simcoe, Cascade and whole flower Columbus hops. Cape of Good Hope is a limited-release beer, available for one month only in 12-oz bottles and draught. the current year the description continues

Added by MusicaleMike on 06-27-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
458
Reviews:
101
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.82%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
114
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My Favorite!

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of RandyLahey70
4.96/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is an incredible double IPA. It is so delicious, I wish it was available all year round. Can't wait for it to come out again hopefully it doesn't change because it is near perfect.

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Photo of PursuitOfHoppiness
4.88/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of ctylinebeer
4.8/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12 oz. bottle poured into my throwback Eagles glass. Watching The Body Bag Game for the 25th Anniversary. Consumed with blue and cheddar cheeses.

L - bright golden color, not light or dark. Two finger length foam dome, really nice and fluffy. Got a good pour out of this one ;-)

S - Floral hops, grapefruit, citrus scent. Very bright in smell, nothing piney or strong, but a hefty citrus taste.

T - Subtle grapefruit notes, crisp malt midtones, and a spicy bitter finish. Still some character of an English IPA

F - Crisp and clean with a nice spicy finish. Plays very well with the sharp cheeses.

O - I have always given Yards good marks and I have yet to find a reason to not keep doing it; they make spectacular beer! I have had this DIPA at their taproom and did not know they put this on bottles until I saw it at the store. If you are a fan of IPAs/DIPAs, this is a must-try. Excellent brew!

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of IdrinkGas
4.69/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a very clear golden color with an inch of head. Bottled: 7/27/15
Surprisingly clear for an unfiltered DIPA. Produced a nice lacing on my glass. For me, this is exactly what I want in an DIPA. Tons of hoppiness with a sweet malty backbone and a hint of alcohol in the finish. This beer is really well done. Hands down my favorite Yards brew.

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Photo of EBeckett3
4.68/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - Lovely orange amber with thick white head & good laces
S - citrus, pine
T- hoppy, slight citrus sweetness, tastes the way it smells, not much malt
M- medium, refreshing - amazing balance & smooth finish.
O - simply outstanding, watch the ABV at 8+ - deceiving.

Served in an 11 oz wine glass at the Pourhouse, Westmont, NJ

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4.68/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.64/5  rDev +19.6%

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Photo of Wiffler27
4.63/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

pours hazy gold with a thick head.

aroma is potent right after opening the bottle. smells of sweet fruity hops, great smell.

taste is great, sweet juicy hops in this. finishes bitter and sweet, goes down smooth. this is pretty damn good! at $7.99 for a 4pack this is amazing.

overall this is pretty damn good! cheap too

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4.6/5  rDev +18.6%

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4.56/5  rDev +17.5%

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4.56/5  rDev +17.5%

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4.52/5  rDev +16.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Cape Of Good Hope IPA from Yards Brewing Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 458 ratings.
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