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Yeastie Boys
Brewed at Invercargill Brewery

Style: Smoked
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (6535) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Sample at the festival. Really peaty, smell like gauze, smokey, blonde color. Strange beer

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (18184) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle. Clear yellow color with a white head. Fruity smoky aroma. Fruity malty very smoky flavor. Fruity malty smoky tar finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lukaduke (2444) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Pours a lively golden color with a four finger rocky foam head that sticks and laces like a champ. On the nose woooohhh. Scotish peat malt, smoked ham, cedar, wet oak and touches of vanilla bean. A very similar palate with a more refreshing mid to late profile than expected but still a bit to much campfire smokiness to really get me excited. In fact was more excited a friend showed up a sip into and I slipped a third of the brew into his glass to lighten my load. Worth trying and very amped up palate that would be lethal with the perfect salty briny pairing but alone a bit overwhelming in the flavor department.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonnyguns (1094) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 24, 2013
Tap at cookie. Fucking smoky bacon on the nose and taste. Really light yellow in colour. Fucking different shit ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (6284) - Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2014
12 oz bottle shared by Tmoney99 in 2012. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium sized disappearing white head. The aroma and flavor were all peated smoke, alcohol, as the beer warmed it added some hints of wood, some sweetness with a dry finish. I am not the biggest fan of the peated whiskey type beers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (7792) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle, pours a clear pale golden with a small white head. Aroma is all Islay, with tons of smokey whiskey. Flavour is intense, with nothing but smoky Islay. What a monolithic beer. Not exactly good, but a cool beer to try.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (36929) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate to heavy smoke, peat, wood smoke. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long long duration, initial just smoke smoke and smoke, wood and dry, later i did also get light yeast and fruit in the back ground. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Fun beer but to smokey to me ;O) [20120523]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11303) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Den Tatoverede Enke, Cph.
Pours clear golden with a small, frothy, white head. Aroma is heavy peity smokey, crisp and light doughy malts. Medium carbonation, dry and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has a lot of smoke, peity, fairly crisp malts. Quite citric and grassy bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (7302) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 28, 2012
On tap at Bangers and Lace. Pours a cloudy gold with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma is intense peat that imparts heavy earthy smoke, leather and a hint of bandaid. Flavor has heavy peat that gives a earthy, bog peat note with underlying leather, ashtray and smoked meats. A bit overwhelming.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11822) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
33cl bottle, thanks ajax25g. Medium white head atop hazy light amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, burnt rubber, smoke. Taste is medium sweet, bread, some peat, smoke. Light-medium body, light stickiness.


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