Yeastie Boys
Brewed at Invercargill Brewery

Style: Smoked
Wellington, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
subcombicio (167) - Marghera, ITALY - AUG 11, 2013
Buonissima produzione neozelandese, dove i sentori di wisky sono ben presenti e la nota torbata la fa da padrone. Buon equilibrio.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 25, 2013
pretty phenomenal, was a bit worried about this going in as i don’t like whiskey but it turned out to be a fantastic smoked beer, predominantly smoked cheese. very tasty and surprisingly easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopRedHead (397) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours a deep golden orange with a finger of fading head. Huge smoked peat nose with earthy and apricot flavours. Bit of caramel too. Smells like a glass of talisker. Flavour is vastly different to the nose: massive apricot and caramel sweetness. Nose makes you anticipate a smoky flavour but its actually very sweet. Nice light smoky finish. Shared between three, probably wouldn’t have another glass; very rich, saturated sweet smoke. Points for uniqueness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (6121) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 2, 2013
sweet malty aroma,dark brown, brown foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, dry malty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (8410) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2013
Heavy smoked, light amber coloured and hazy. Peated smoked aroma, almost tar. Sweet flavor, more somke, salt too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pentaz (1264) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear orange with a light lacing dissipating beige small head. Aroma is quite smoked with peat, burnt wood, caramel, iodine, burnt rubber, hay and leather. Taste is near heavy sweet and medium bitter. Body is near full, texture is oily/light syrupy and carbonation is soft. Finishes sweet and smoked. This is a rather different beast than Rex Attitude, the flavors is integrated more by the sweet malt base, but this is a slow sipper. XeRRex packs a lot more punch, but I prefer the in your face Rex Attitude.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13147) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle. from Den Tatoverede Enke kbh. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy nice aroma. Moderate bitter nice smoked flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Above my average of a smoked (when no islay-peat present)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
snzcujo (282) - RUSSIA - JAN 23, 2013
Tasted from the bottle, on 23/01/2013. Pours of slightly muddy amber, with a good off-white foam. Aroma is so intense, peat, tons of peat and a bit smoky/ashy. Taste is intensely peaty/smoky/sweet, and a bit grassy/floral in the end. Worth to try, hard to drink frequently though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (3460) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle. Thanks to Wombata. Peat, Band-Aids plasticky scent, and smoke. Very light straw color. Light whiskey-ish initial; mid palate brings some fruit, peaches, and then burned car tires; finish is a big smoldering log. Medium heavy body. Equal parts disgusting and intriguing. Peat-heads.... go for it!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (9306) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 17, 2012
Bottled. Dark blond with a thin head. Overwhelming whiskey-peat aroma, smoky, with also light esters, peach, and hospital notes, like band-aids. Not a pleasant nose. Very peaty flavor, estery and roasty as well, much better than the nose. A very interesting example of what can be done with peated malts, but in the end, it tastes rather foul.

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