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Yeastie Boys
Brewed at Invercargill Brewery

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Wellington, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed initially for export to USA.
A lmited amount of kegs were released in NZ as Motueka Warrior (as a part of the annual Motueka/Yakima collaboration with Liberty Brewing)

The beer was then brewed for NZ, Aus and Italy under the Digital IPA label. It will be available throughout the southern hemisphere summer of 2011.

NZ Bottle:
This limited-release India Pale Ale (IPA) is an aggressive wee beast that is dedicated to our friend Joseph Wood of Liberty Brewing and to all those hopheads who love drinking IPA day in, day out.
Just as the term digital is all about zeroes and ones, the concept of IPA is all about malts and hops. Enjoy the rich golden malt backbone of Digital while you can... then feel it closing in as the fruity Motueka-grown hops dominate your palate and don’t ever fade away.

IPA as it should be.

This ale is open source - you may not be able to download the beer itself but feel free to grab the recipe at www.yeastieboys.co.nz.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10702) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours hazy orange gold with a slight white head. Aroma is floral/fruit and something suggesting celery. Med body. Flavor is light roast malt, fruity, floral and "celery". - developing some resin. Smooth. Not harsh, but quite hoppy and decently bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6320) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle from City Beer. Pours cloudy amber with a nice beige head and a citrus, toffee and celery aroma. There is a tasty caramel malt flavor with a friuty finish. The hopping is quite unusual in that the flavor is more fruity than bitter. A nice brew.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndyReynolds (861) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle. Honestly the aroma was amazing, but the flavor let me down a little. Too malty in my mind, but I did just finish the Fresh Hopwired. Still a solid IPA and one I will have to try again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ddemmingjr (689) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2012
bottle: pours hazy, pale orange, brief white head. nose is oranges, tangerine, real fruity. caramel malts, rather sweet. subtle resinous hops. balanced. long, dry bitter finish with medium carbonation. Really solid IPA

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mikkylar (94) - Placentia, California, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours murky, dark orange with big white head. Aroma of citrus, grass, cat pee. Flavors of tropical fruit. Light body with medium body. Bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy golden yellow color, thick white head, nice lacing. Aroma of pineapple, grapefruit, maybe subtle mango. Taste is bitter pineapple and grapefruit. Very nice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2012 Re-tried on Tap: Really nice IPA. It has a great hoppy flavour, good mouthfeel, and a nice bitterness at the end. Easy to drink! Even better on tap.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3167) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2012
Misty orange gold pour strong carbonation nice sized head aromas lemon citrus caramel hoppy fruit near floral flavours pink grapefruit resiny touch caramel mild medium bitter tropical fruit apricot very mellow on the palate this ipa the finish smoothness near creamy best aftertastes resiny hops caramel very good ipa on the palate

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16291) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a longlasting white head. Has a malty hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy flavor weak citrus hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2485) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Light golden-amber body. Moderate sized white head. Solid lacing. Citric, grassy, and floral hops dominate both the flavor and nose. Soft pale malts also make themselves known. Medium bodied. Perhaps a bit undercarbonated with a silky soft feel. Light bitterness in the finish. Solid, but unremarkable IPA.


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