Blazing World | Modern Times Beer

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Modern Times Beer
California, United States | website

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is the stickiest of the icky. It's a luxuriously hoppy amber loaded up with intemperate quantities of Nelson, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops, which are some of the fruitiest, dankest hops sweet, sweet money can buy. Despite its amber hue, Blazing World is pleasingly dry, sporting a lightly bready malt backbone that serves as platform for the huge & complex hop profile.

Added by mactrail on 06-30-2013

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Reviews: 134 | Ratings: 989
Reviews by darthvohn:
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4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Glass Used: Nonic

Appearance: Reddish copper body with a bone white head that held the consistency of whipped stiff egg whites. Very effervescent.

Smell: Nostrils fill with bursts of citrus & pine, then by a huge load of dank and green onion. One whiff of this, I new Nelson Sauvin hops were used (thanks TG's Zeelander) but in moderation. Sweet malt shines through as well, supporting the other hop aromas.

Taste: Having had a couple of beers that have used only Mosaic or Nelson hops, those flavors really pop for me. Citrus, fruity and dank. Lots of dank here. Bready malts are there again, supporting his hoppy friends. A slight bitterness lingers around well after the finish. Very tasty.

Mouthfeel: A slight bit of stickiness finishing dry. Well carbonated.

Overall: I feel the Nelson hop needs to be used very judiciously due to it strong flavor profile. Modern Times has done so here. This is a very well balanced, well hopped red amber that I would love to have again. Loved this one.

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4.48/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

We don't get Modern Times distro'd in Marin County so finding this on Maui is a treat.
Not sure how fresh it is (16oz can poured into a basic ass glass) but there isn't one thing that I can point to that would render this beer anything less than outstanding/awesome. So it could be a week, a month or three months old. If more than a month, I might B my L in my P if I tried this fresh.
Dank, hoppy nose, a sexy golden hue, good creamy lacing and by damned if this isn't my favorite of the four MT beers I've tried while here on Maui.

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Ive had this beer at the brewery and out of a can. Both are WONDERFUL. Awesome DANK aroma and a bit of citrus. Flavor is out of this world. Sweet, dank, smooth, balanced. Makes you want more.

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Blazing World from Modern Times Beer
91 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.