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Yeastie Boys
Brewed at Invercargill Brewery

Style: Smoked
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A celebratory beer by Yeastie Boys. They said it couldn’t be done, that it would be undrinkable and, to be fair, many of them still do... But we like to do our own thing. This one-off batch of imperial-strength Rex Attitude is a self-indulgent celebration of being awarded the Morton Coutts Trophy for Innovation at BrewNZ 2011. Dedicated to all the peat freaks who have let us know how much they enjoy Rex: your love helps us through the hate - thank you.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate to heavy smoke, wood, oak. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dry, dry wood, smoke. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Hiding alcohol very well - Lovely ;O) [20120623]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dantheman278 (1358) - SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle at Denis’. Pale yellowy amber, thin white head. Amazing but incredibly intense smokey nose - intense peat, Laphroaig phenols, ashtray, campfire, wet wool, horse blanket, slightest lemony hops. Soft malt front, a big surprise! Juicy hops also. Prominent smoke, but it’s tempered by big warm malt flavours. Woodsmoke returns on the finish, with juicy hops finally appearing. Soft fruity smoky linger. A total paradox, really fascinating.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty smoky aroma. Sweetish malty smoky caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty smoky finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (2520) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 29, 2012
330ml bottle. Looks are so deceiving. Clear golden amber colour with a soft white head. The smoke can be smelt from across the room, like a campfire, peaty and full on. The flavour takes your breath away and one sip and your mouth tastes like you smoked a packet of cigarettes. Strips all other flavours from the mouth. It’s going to take a while to drink this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich smoke, peat, malt and hops.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5336) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle@Ulfborg. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of peat, smoke, malt, fruitiness and yeast. Flavor is sweet and smoked with some peat, rope and tar. Medium body, average carboantion.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (6411) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle 330ml @ fonefan
Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma has notes malt, peat, ham and bacon. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a very smokey finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (12678) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle. It pours a clear, golden body and a small, off-white head. The aroma has a solid dose of smoke and peat, leaving little room for other aromas. Some caramel and alcohol, and also a little hoppy touch. Peaty, warming, full-bodied, dry, smoked flavor with some hints of caramel. Lasting finish with lots of peat. A quite nice one, but too peaty I think. 120623

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (9835) - DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle, 10%. Clear deep golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, smoke, and peat. Flavour is malt, peat, ash, medium sweet, little meat, hop, little dry and a little bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (10781) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Den Tatoverede Enke, Cph.
Pours clear golden with lots of bubbles in the liquid. Small frothy, white head. Aroma has peity smoke, vinious, quite doughy maltiness. Medium to low carbonation, nice creamy and light dry mouthfeel. Flavour is softly smoky, light doughy, some caramel, light peit. Quite dry and bitter. Better than the regular Rex, that’s for sure.


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