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Yeastie Boys His Majesty 2010

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Yeastie Boys
Formerly brewed at Invercargill Brewery

Style: English Strong Ale
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
WARNING: Contrary to what you might be thinking, the contents within this bottle are not the same as deliciously drinkable IPA we released under this label in 2009. Itís a "vintage" thing. This yearís model uses a base of English malt to give the beer a deep red hue and rich malty base, while a combination of UK and US hops lend a dazzling flavour and cracking bite. Lovingly brewed, conditioned to optimum ripeness, and bottled by our friends at Invercargill Brewery. Enjoy this beer, and all other great craft beer, in appreciation and moderation.

Yeastie Boys: specialists in all styles. Influenced by and respect to: Bookie; Anna; London; minimalism; Fritha; The Weetbix Emperor; fun; Greig; arts and craft; both Martins; 320km; Seinfeld; Steph; people who like animals; JoKing; adventures; Monkís Habit; Jed; training pain; Hopsmacker; grunge; Nick; RealBeer; Steve; tramping; Northwest USA; BeerNZ; Matt Gould and, especially, the all the owners and staff of the bars and bottle stores we have loved. Slainte mhath, Stu and Sam.

Malt: Pale Malt, Crystal 90, Special B, Pale Chocolate
Hops: US Cascade, East Kent Golding
Yeast: London ESB


OStreetBrewery's rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OStreetBrewery (120) - Wellington, - DEC 26, 2010
An awesome suped up ESB. Pours an awesome copper amber with a thick white head. A gloriously intergrated fruity aroma of citrus esters, tangy and piny hop and caramel malt gives way to a fruity rounded palate with some nice malt complexity and a firm lasting bitter finish. All and all a much more interesting proposition than last years vintage.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (3297) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 22, 2011
750ml bottle. A deep hazy caramel colour with a light sand coloured head that is full but settles quickly. The aroma is all butterscotch and caramel fudge, strong and sweet. Full in the mouth with warming chewy caramel malt flavour and a long lasting aftertaste that stays with you for a while. The flavour is full on and this is one seriously good beer and well worth the $25.00. Finishes with a tarty bite and hops and malt flavour goes on and on. Simple yet elegant black and white label.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - APR 28, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark copper with small cream coloured head. Lots of malt coming through in the nose dominated by sweet caramel. Some light sweet citrus in supportas the beer warms a little. Flavours are very full and sweet. Lingering toffee sweetness on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mgbridges (15) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 10, 2011
Excellent malt-driven beer, definitely English in heritage. Slight sweetness, balanced with hints of bitter orange marmalade. Long finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
snuffla (156) - Chch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 5, 2011
Caramel and pepper aroma with a suggestion of citrus. Like a thick slab of toffee thats been judiciously spiced from the pepper grinder and then left in an orange grove for a while. Autumn auburn in the glass - nice slightly off white head that persists with some legs down the side of my pint glass. Some toasted malt notes to taste with the same peppery spice and orange. Reminds me a little bit of a decent marmalade, probably from Dundee, or with some Dundee heritage going on. Certainly a Scottish marmalade. Thereís a nice oily mouthfeel to the finish and a faint viscosity. So, i had this one when it came out and wasnít a huge fan, but 4 months later Iím really enjoying this one. Fresh isnít best it would seem

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3210) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 3, 2011
Large head creamy colour misty rich copper colour pour mild carbonation aroma very fruity caramel nutty earthy grassy flavour sharp fruity hop tastes english style hops more like marmalades or conserves on the palates good bitter grapefruit orange apricot as well sweet malt taste toffee aftertaste is very fruity marmalade conserve like mild bitter

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 29, 2010
Very dark red in colour, toffee coloured head. Yeastie/bread aroma, hint of rasin. Smooth velvet mouthfeel. rasin flavours with spritzy aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
grapengrain (125) - Havelock North, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 21, 2010
Delicious! Deep copper hue with caramel, nutty and slight espresso malty notes cut against by clean hop bitterness.


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