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Blazing World - Modern Times Beer

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

558 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 558
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 37
Gots: 64 | FT: 7
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 MisSigsFan:
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4.6/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I haven't written a review in a while, but this beer alone made me change that.

I was practicing with my band and happened to see a beer tasting sign outside of a warehouse across the street from us. After practice I went in to check the place out. Modern Times! Never heard of it, but I'll give it a try. I wanted something I could take home. I didn't want a growler so I asked them about their cans. I was interested in an IPA, but unfortunately they didn't can or bottle Phalanx at the time. The bartender told me that this was very much like an IPA, very dank and hoppy. Why not? I grabbed a 4 pack and headed home.

I got home and cracked open a can and the smell just jumped right out at me. Wow! Sweet tropical fruits, piney, citrusy, dankness. It really smells like an IPA. It pours a redish-brownish color with a white foamy head. The smell really took off once I poured it.

Now time for the taste. A nice punchy hoppiness with huge tropical fruit, some pine, and citrus. A little caramel from the malts too. The balance between hops and malt is perfect in this beer. I could drink this all day.

Now comes the mouthfeel. Somewhat thick and a bit lower in carbonation than I would expect. Not syrupy or oily, but very full bodied. I wish it were a bit crisper and lighter. Oh well, fantastic beer nonetheless.

Overall, I'm very very impressed. Reminds me a lot of Nugget Nectar but way more tropical fruit. So good. I haven't been disappointed by anything Modern Times has put out yet.

MisSigsFan, Dec 25, 2013
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Blazing World from Modern Times Beer
92 out of 100 based on 558 ratings.