Cape Of Good Hope IPA | Yards Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
456 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:
Our Cape of Good Hope, which changes year to year, pays homage to the original style and adventurous spirit of the first British IPAs. This past year’s release, a west coast style double IPA, is brewed with 100% pilsner malt, imparting a subtle maltiness and beautiful golden color. Loaded with hops, there’s Columbus in the kettle and Centennial in the whirlpool. Then it’s dry hopped with El Dorado, Calypso, and Galaxy, resulting in a dry, crisp ale with unmistakable flavors and aromas of tropical fruits.

Added by MusicaleMike on 06-27-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
456
Reviews:
100
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.82%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
113
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of jwc215
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazed golden yellow with a creamy head. Lacing sticks.

The smell is citric, herbal/floral.

The taste is citric/herbal with bready, grainy backing. There's a sweet kiss in the middle.. Finishes with a bitter dryness. Some alcohol is noticeable.

Medium-bodied, with medium carbonation, this is an enjoyable IPA!

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Photo of SteveCarrozza
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mccaul07
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Rosskennedy
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of dbl_delta
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Nathan_Snyder
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of ArtZan
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of CreightonSM
4.32/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Bouleboubier
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

[2014 version (West Coast style) - served in a snifter]

L: gummy, white foam stand... yellow-amber and dry-hop hazy

S: orange/grapefruit skin (perfumy), circus peanut

T: semi-dry, nutty-malty finish... flash of mango midway, which lingers later aside malt flavors and a leafy bitterness... dank, sticky resins linger in the aftertaste

F: medium-thick, flowing in a frothy coat... late heat in the belly

O: another one of Yards' superbly dry, yet pulpy-fruity IPAs

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Photo of RedTarmac
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Hearneator
3.92/5  rDev +1%

Photo of cosgrovekatie
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of BMart
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Yancey82
4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Excellent IPA. Very light in color but with great body. Super drinkable considering the 8.1 ABV. Nice citrus hops and a clean finish. Well done Yards!

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Photo of DontFear_TheBeard
3.92/5  rDev +1%

Photo of kevdude
5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of newbeeraday
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Bethany_B
4.52/5  rDev +16.5%

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of biclinoe
3.2/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of rdoggg
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of dbenfer
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of BeerforBrendan
4.56/5  rDev +17.5%

Cape Of Good Hope IPA from Yards Brewing Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 456 ratings.
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