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Blazing World - Modern Times Beer

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BA SCORE
91
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433 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 433
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 32
Gots: 32 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Modern Times Beer visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 06-30-2013)
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Reviews by 4DAloveofSTOUT:
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -1.2%

tall boy can poured into HF stem.

Appearance: Deep amber with an orangish brown hue. The pours 3 full fingers of dirty off white colored head from a gentile pour. lots of thick sticky lacing left behind on the glass.

Smell: Dank, catty, and chalky hops. Lots of caramel malts and bready malts.

Taste: Dank, catty, and chalky hops just like the nose promised. Sweet caramel and bready malts just like the nose promised. Pine and grapefruit zest. This beer is moderately bitter and loaded with hop flavor. Also getting herbal, earthy, and grassy notes. Also getting a toasty malt presence after all that bitterness clear and the malts add some sweetness to the hoppy bitterness of this beer.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Really drinkable. Creamy mouthfeel; its like you can feel the hop oils in the mouthfeel of this beer, to the point that it even dries out the beer in the finish. The little bit of dry quality that the beer displays actually make this finish clean because of the driness that I previously mentioned.

Overall: My first modern times beer. This is quite solid. Bonus points for great craft beer in cans!!!! Huge dank hop presence in this amber ale with a great mouthfeel.

05-04-2014 03:05:45 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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A: Viscous tangerine.

S: Dank, resinous hops that are orange-like in character. Mango, nectarine.

T: Peach, mandarin or tangerine, hoppy but not overly bitter.

M: The thickness of a double or triple IPA without being too astringent on the finish.

O: Super impressed with this one. Apparently a "hoppy-dank amber" lies somewhere between a double IPA and an imperial red in taste and mouthfeel (though without the higher ABV).

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Dank, fruity aromatic assault with guava, persimmon, orange peel, mint/thyme/marijuana filling the air. A sweet gently candied malt note comes across as well.

Intense tropical fruit is smothered by an equally intense herbaceous hop flavor burst - as if you were chewing on whole flowers mixed with Starburst. You can sort of pick out individual flavors now and then (passion-fruit from the Nelson; tangerine from the Simcoe, a wide array from the Mosaic), but the bitterness wakes you from any analytic reveries you may be nursing. The toasty Munich malt and dough-y Midnight wheat add a characterful balancing sweetness into the medium-dry finish where the hop flavors have their last stand before dissipating.

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Blazing World from Modern Times Beer
91 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.