lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, - JUL 25, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Chrishrt30 (99) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 11, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a fairly pale golden appearance with note head or carbonation.
Punch in the face peat, medicinal, burnt rubber, yet so so good. Like sitting at an open fire, eyes water from the smoke. Slight hints of fruit under the blanket of peat, apricot and grapefruit.
Drinks like a nice full bodied ale, slightly sweet and malty. The peat does not over power the palette, a nice juicy beer with good stone fruits and jammy sweet malts. A good hop spice with a nice cognac like alcohol warmth.
The finish is nicely smokey, like a smooth cigar. A doughy sweetness mellows the alcohol and peat, with a hint of grassy spice.
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oliodnb (329) - ITALY - MAY 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2014 Light amber, white head. Crazy smell of smoke and peat, resembling smoked meat and cheese (ricotta affumicata!). Taste starts surprisingly sweet and quickly develops into a smoke and peat fest. Very light final bitterness. Aftertaste is very similar to a whisky one but without only a gentle warming from the alcohol. Unique beer.
skortila (4558) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. New Zealand holiday 2011-12. Old notes. The aroma has loads of peated ashtray. Slightly hazy, copper coloured beer with a thin head. The taste is a bit sweet, light hoppy, massive ashtray. Cool experiment, but will not be my favourite Yeastie Boys beer.
subcombicio (163) - Marghera, ITALY - AUG 11, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Buonissima produzione neozelandese, dove i sentori di wisky sono ben presenti e la nota torbata la fa da padrone. Buon equilibrio.
HopRedHead (383) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Zita (4740) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
sweet malty aroma,dark brown, brown foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, dry malty finish.
Hansen (6768) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Heavy smoked, light amber coloured and hazy. Peated smoked aroma, almost tar. Sweet flavor, more somke, salt too.
pentaz (1240) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
HenrikSoegaard (10616) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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)