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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Experience: Guaranteed to deliver an unspoken zen with a spatula in your other hand... The ultimate suburban brew, Backyahd is an aggressively hopped American IPA with a tantalizing hop aroma. The beerís bitterness pairs perfectly with spicy foods coming straight off the grill. Enjoy it with friends, family, or whomever you choose. After all, itís your Backyahd.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (2974) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 4, 2013
5 oz. taster @ R.I. Brewfest 2 Feb 2013. Citrus fruit and grassy hops on the nose. Light-medium in body. Citrusy hops dominate the flavor with a biscuit malt that provides good balance. Finish is lightly dry and hoppy. Something in the flavor reminds me of an English IPA. More in the lines of a classic IPA, not a hop bomb which is what I like most about it. Worth a try for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozarkspops (346) - - JUL 19, 2014
Mild hazy light copper pour. Thin white head. Medium lacing. Spicy, earthy, and floral hop aroma. Biscuity malt aroma. Medium body. Well balanced sweetness with earthy hop bitterness. Dry and bitter finish. ---Rated via iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (10512) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Can by myself at the cabin in NH. Pours clear gold with a moderate, foamy white head. The nose has a bit of pine, some bread, dry orange. Medium sweet flavor with simple, moderately bready malts, bitter pine and dirt, some rindy citrus notes. Light to medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Decent balance on the finish, some faint astringent pine, more bread, citrus rind. Fair.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3555) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Can thanks to Travlr: Poured a hazy yellow to golden with white head. Aroma was light citrus hops. Taste was gritty citrus hops, but not harsh. Very refreshing and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
crazyvin (1907) - New York, USA - MAY 5, 2014
A light amber hue with a fast fading white head. Aroma had a nice sweet caramel malt presence upfront. Hops were mostly resinous pine, but there was a dank almost wet carpet note to it. Mildly sweet flavor, but mostly bitter. A slightly dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2189) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - APR 7, 2014
On cask at Track 84 Warwick, listed as Prince of the Yahd Comes to the table in a proper imperial pint glass. Visually, a slightly hazy light golden color with a huge fluffy creamy head that survives till the glass is empty. Extremely impressive retention! Aromas of bready malt and floral and citrusy hops. Flavor is bready with hints of caramel and just enough citrus and earth to balance with a nudge to the hop side. Medium body with a light level of carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel. First beer of the night, so easy drinking, it slid completely down my throat before I knew it. Might be more of a pale than IPA, but its a solid brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Firecape (30) - - MAR 27, 2014
Very plain iPa - goes down easily but lacks a strong hoppy flavor and a backbone so overall pretty thin. I caught some soapiness a few times. Won't order another but would certainly have over a Sam's ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rjplumer (379) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Mild west coast citrus hop aroma. Deep slightly hazy amber color topped with a bubbly one finger head. Mild bitterness that finishes on the clean side. Not a bad IPA but also kind of plain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4396) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
12oz can from Georgioís, Billerica, MA. A slightly hazy pour with a thin cream head; spicy west coast hop aroma; soft body with a fruity citrus backgound; and a crisp, but undefeined finish. Not the best American IPA, but itís good to get an RI tick.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TheGent (656) - , Massachusetts, USA - OCT 30, 2013
a fair canned six pack to try from this RI brewery. slight organge color in this clear ipa when poured into a glass. Aroma is a little herby and pine. A pretty strong bitter. I actually prefer the ones i drank right fromt he can. retains aroma better. Could use some balance of sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhatB420 (615) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 14, 2013
12oz can into a can NBPT brew co. pint.,sampled during game 3 of the 2013 NLCS. Head is massive, fluffy and full, a few inches after a fast pour. Hangs out awhile too. Aroma is dry and piney, some citrus currents are there, also a bittering full frontal occours while going down and after. Hops a juicy at first, but turn bland rather fast and dull the enjoyment. Color is clear pale orange. Orange fruit chews come into play awhile into this brew, as does the orange gatorade that was a bit too warm to begin with. The canning is pretty cool, the brew is a solid average.

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