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Yeastie Boys Digital IPA (pre-2015, 7% version)

Yeastie Boys
Formerly brewed at Invercargill Brewery

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oflodarz (48) - New York, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Wow, hoppy, fresh, crisps beer with delicious aftertaste with mulfiple floral and fruity elements, sweet malty flavors including peach, vanilla, very good IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
PackPride (112) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 4, 2013
What an amazing ipa. This beer hails from New Zealand, and has super hoppy mouth feel with tons of character to it on the palate. Kept long enough on the palate you'll pick out subtle notes of fruitiness like pears and bananas. On the nose it's hop aroma explodes ,and again, the subtle fruit aromas come out. Great beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shenilr (2) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2012 does not count
I once had it for the first time in a pub, was amazingly amazing, i cant find it in any of the bottle shops in australia :(

   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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
petergaynor (137) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 12, 2012
330ml bottle. Cloudy gold, with a copper tint, thin white head dissapearing quickly. Super fruity aroma, particularly citrus, oranges, lemons, some stonefruit, slight cheesy tinge. Herby spices coming through, dough, some bitter bread.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2011
Amber fair head. BIG hop nose . Bigger delicious dry hop flavour  just hops on golden malt 

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Took it out of the fridge 30 minutes before serving and the thing exploded out of the bottle. Yellow cloudy appearance. White fluffy head. Nice hoppy aroma. Sharp bitter finish. A very nice beer if I ever visit new Zealand. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gav12c (119) - Wollongong, AUSTRALIA - MAY 4, 2012
pours golden with i thin white head, plenty of passionfruit in the aroma which is magnified in the flavour . finish with a pleasent bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drsordr (2336) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Pours hazy golden. Nose of pine with hint of citrus. Hop forward flavor with pine, then orange fruit. Mild spiciness. Really nice finish with aromatic hop and bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (2069) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Bottle from K&G. Great IPA. Aromas of tea leaves, and subtle caramel and citrus. Taste is sweet and bitter; long. Velvety, medium bodied. Amber, with a frothy head.

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