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Yeastie Boys
Brewed at Invercargill Brewery

Style: Smoked
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
They said it couldn’t be done, that it would be undrinkable, that we couldn’t use more than 5% heavy peated malt in a beer. So we carefully considered their advice and decided to try 100% instead. Rex Attitude is inspired by French techno and the whisky of Scotland’s west coast. Like the ’Auld Alliance’ it combines a little Scottish rogue with a dose of French je ne sais quoi. It is, as far as we know, the world’s first beer made from 100% heavy peated distilling malt.


Don’t fucking sniff it and swirl... this is Scottish malt. Drink it.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
subcombicio (163) - Marghera, ITALY - AUG 11, 2013
Odore di torba che si conferma poi in bocca. Lascia un gusto affumicato che fa innamorare.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (11835) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle. Holy cow, I wish somebody had warned me about this one. But everyone made fun of me after I ordered it. Pire peat and smoke, through and through. And the bar I’m at can’t take food orders now because they’re busy and the kitchen is stessed out. So I’m stuck with this one. Oh well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
imaragingbull (570) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy gold yellow with small dense off white head and good lace. Aromas of big peated malt, woodfire ash, bacon over a typical NZ hop berry, grapes fruit salad character. Medium body, medium carbonation, nutty-almond character, caramel-toffee sweetness coming through toward the finish. Big hit of peaty malt up front, lingering to a pleasant ongoing character.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorqui (2105) - Brescia, ITALY - JUL 1, 2013
Bottled 0,50L. Hazy and fraught yellow clear color, optimal bubbly presence and great creamy foamy head of lond duration and volume. Unusual smoked nose, little spiced and crisp; notes of smoked cheese, malty, honey. Fresh start in mouth, discreet alcoholic impact and realy prickly and lively taste. Very arid and bitter end with notes of ash and roast wood. Irregular but at the same time palatable.

1.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DylansDad (307) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 29, 2013
Next time I want to taste a mixture of scotch, ash, smoke, black carbonated scrapings from my fish smoker, burnt salmon fat and woodchips, burning plastic, burning eyebrows and medicine, now I know I can get it in one convenient bottle. Happy days!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydian1 (960) - FNQ, Australia, - MAY 2, 2013
330ml bottle from Oak Barrel, Sydney. Pale golden pour with a white head. Prominent smoky nose with peat and medinical notes that fortunately is not reflected too much on the tongue which is surprisingly mild comparatively, although smoky bacon and woody elements are still there to be enjoyed. Finishes dry with a subtle lingering smokiness. This is not a style I naturally warm to but this is one of the better smoked beers I have tasted.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elihapa (1525) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - APR 23, 2013
Yeastie boys Rex attitude Fall ‘12... Smoky woody aroma, peat mild medicinal. Flavor is more of same, tempered by sweeter biscuit nutty malts. Well crafted, perceived as a smoky blonde marzen. Recalls ddc charbonniere with peat

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (7388) - Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2013
Pricey 12 oz. Pours a hazy light golden, Smell out of the bottle is immediately bacony. It has notes of scotch, peat, bacon, campfire, with an underlying fruitiness that is almost cider-like or tropical. which seems a product of fermenting failure Flavor is campfire, malt sweetness, peat. It is full-on. A bit too carbonated though, the flavor evaporates almost leaving you with a smoky but bitingly sweet finish. The breadiness of the malt isn’t compromised and there is an acute malt sweetness running through it. It just is too much especially with the ridiculous carbonation that pretty much ruins it. Put it this way Schlenkerla totally rapes this, a beer can be produced with 100% peated malt but it takes a specific recipe, this is not it, this is just winging it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
junon (414) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - APR 10, 2013
That’s smokey. Sensory overload really. If you like smoked meat then this beer is for you. I would not suggest eating with this beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (9802) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting creamy white head. Aromasof peat smoke, bread and a hint of citrus. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of peat smoke, bread and a hint of fruittiness with a smooth lingering peat smoke finish.


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