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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 458 |  Reviews: 101
Photo of razorsdescent
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oh, hey, I didn't see you there. I'm a DIPA you see, and for me it is easy to get lost in the crowd, so I am surprised when anyone takes notice. This is because I am such an ordinary DIPA, I don;t really excel at anything, nor am I really poor at anything. I am the Honda Accord of DIPAs.

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Photo of macpfb03
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JamLand
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Prue
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Seanecy
2.74/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of sanitarium16
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmg480
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Rizzy17
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zionsnoiz
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer is awesome I love it deeply

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a copper with a creamy lacing head. Roasted hoppy aroma that has hints alcohol. Taste is balanced, nice warm alcohol, good hop flavors. Nice beer.

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Photo of KChristie87
3.06/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of jdpatterson
2.12/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tvghost
3.17/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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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Photo of tim007007
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zhrike
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of treyaxx
3.53/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sbleibtrey
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of amalburg
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mikepcarney
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FinkMeister
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jammyman
3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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