Cape Of Good Hope IPA | Yards Brewing Co.

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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: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Poured from an ice cold bottle into a glass.

I gave it an aggressive pour, and received a 1 inch head.

It has a cloudy appearance with quite a bit of carbonation.

This is classified as an Epic ale, my virgin ale, but after several they are all epic, no disrespect homie.

I'm getting a fresh hoppy citrus smell, very fresh.

Its mouth feel is slightly bitter, somewhat thick with a little bitter taste lasting in the mouth.

This is a good ale , fresh crisp, citrus notes with a definite hop presence.

This is my first Yards beer but this one is definitely worth a taste and I will look for some other varieties from this company, well done Yards.

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Bottle. Pours clearance me vibrant yellow. Head is white and well formed. Head leaves strings of lace. Prevalent hops in the aroma. Tropical fruit hops. Apricot hops. Citrus flesh. Apparently this year's offering uses the combination of Chinook, Mosaic, Cluster, Crystal and Pacific Jade hops. Hops also smell a bit green and grassy. Malt is very pale is clean. Flavor is very juicy. Peaches and apricots are imparted by the hop medley. The malt imparts some basic pale flavor. Overall it's pretty dry but there is some sweetness in the middle. The finish is surprisingly not overly bitter. Body is also surprisingly light, all things considered. I could see these sneaking up on me quickly. I enjoyed this brew. It has some tasty tropical fruit flavor and it isn't overly assertive. If I could get this more often I mostly likely would be a repeat customer.

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Cape Of Good Hope IPA from Yards Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 477 ratings