Cape Of Good Hope IPA | Yards Brewing Co.

Cape Of Good Hope IPACape Of Good Hope IPA
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Cape Of Good Hope IPACape Of Good Hope IPA

Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours a very nice and creamy that takes a long time to dissipate and seems to renew itself after every sip. The beer itself is a clear golden orange. The beer is extremely clean for a beer. The smell is nice and hoppy. The hoppy notes are fairly tropical with grapefruit notes and orange notes mixing with a hint of lemon skin. A malt does exist but is fairly soft and a bit breadish when compared to the rest of the beer. The taste is a bit different from the smell. The tropical hop notes are still there but the taste is also a bit sweeter because of the Pilsner malts. The sweetness works well and makes the hop more bearable and the flavor even more tropical. The mouthfeel is medium bodied but on the heavier side. Overall, a very good seasonal and one that should be picked up.

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Cape Of Good Hope IPA from Yards Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 77.2% out of 100 with 465 ratings
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