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Yeastie Boys
Brewed at Invercargill Brewery

Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Brewed for the premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.


Dervock's rating

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dervock (539) - Emu plains, - JUL 19, 2014
bottle - pouts hazy gold with a small head. Pineapple, peach and elderflower aroma. Taste just doesnt happen for me, very bland up front before a hoppy dry finish, which is quite short lived. Palate is also a bit on the watery side. Bottle is slightly past its BB date could be it?


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (5650) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours copper amber, nose is soft toffee, floral, taste is sweet toffee, fruity, floral.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (4810) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle shared a Chriso’s easter tasting. 04/04/2015. Pale golden / yellow golden coloured pour with a lasting sticky white head. Aroma as lovely tropical fruit, lychee, passion fruit, five alive juice drink. Flavour is composed of pale grains, passion fruit, lychee, mango, Fucking tasty. Lovely tropical fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (17158) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
4th April 2015
ChrisOs Easter Tasting. Hazy deep gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Light and creamy sweet malts. Orange and marmalade hops with pine and mild hop spice. Light crisp finish. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (685) - Xiamen, CHINA - APR 15, 2015
330ml bottle at Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of mango, peach and tropical fruits. Bitter finish, a little harsh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (12521) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2015
Bottle at a tasting at Chris and Ruth 150404. Clear pale golden beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy peach aroma, pine apples, caramel. Hoppy pine apple flavor, grassy, pine apples, some grapes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (16654) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 4, 2015
Bottle at chrisO... Copper.. Thin white lacing... Soft sweet passion fruit nose... Juicy floral.. Big passion soft sweet floral passion fruit

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beer-yum (751) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 20, 2015
Restrained grassy aroma in clear light golden fluid. Light clean taste is mildly hop forward with a smooth sustained finish. A nice beer - especially for its strength.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Garrold (2264) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2015
Bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Hazy gold. Barely a head. Some stewed fruit to this, which I didn’t expect. Some tea, too. Not much else really. Drinks thin, with a light fruit bitterness. Soft carbonation. Finishes bitter, with some tannic tartness. A bit odd. Not for me, whatever it is.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (8371) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Keg at CASK. It pours clear golden with a small white head. The nose is sweet, doughy, straw, juicy, pineapple, apricot and apple. The taste is crisp, bitter, grassy, straw, breadth malts, lemon rind and pepper with a pretty dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Not a game changer, but a solid hoppy pale anyhow.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (3997) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique November 2013. A refreshing easy to drink golden ale that is not too challenging. Good session beer that you could easily drink a few of.


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