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Blazing World - Modern Times Beer

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

553 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 553
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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Photo of SuperbikeShaun
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

SuperbikeShaun, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of travolta
3.33/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Great sticky lacing. He'd retention is ok. Head is rocky and chunky. A misty reddish copper.

Nose: Pine, metallic and slight carmel.

Taste: Crisp carbonation throughout. Corn, resin, metallic.

Notes: I was not overly impressed. My wife just said "It tastes like it's trying to be two different beers at once. I wish I were just drinking one of them."

travolta, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of rickrem
4.36/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On draft served in a pint glass.

Nice creamy white head which produced heavy lacing all the way to the bottom of the glass.

More hoppier on the aroma than the bready, malty that was expected. Wet cardboard? ( does say 'Dank' on the can.

Hops are pretty much upfront on this with very slight sweetness coming through. Decent balance with slight bitter finish. Creamy texture of the head lasted throughout.

More on the pale ale side than amber ale side with the extra hop aroma and taste but nice drinking. First beer from Modern Times that I've tried so may have to hunt down some of their others.

Sold in cans.

rickrem, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of chugalug06
4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Awesome, fluffy, creamy, three-finger head with killer retention. Brew is amber in color and super great to pour. Lacing is spot on heavy, but not overly sticky.

Thin, mild pine, light caramel. aroma. Not bursting or much to report.

Wet, malty, roasty, forward with earthy caramel. Corny, literally corn flavors... Great smooth, medium-high, carbonation finish lasts, but ends with a clean snap. Sweetness is non-existent.

This beer is nearly a Pale Ale. It'd be a phenomenal Pale, but is a bit to much in flavor for an Amber. It's a solid and unique Amber which I'd definitely recommend.

chugalug06, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of BMMillsy
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Can from trade. Big thanks for my first Modern Times brew. Pours a dark orange, slightly hazy. White one finger head on top that lingers for a good while. Big time pine and resin on the aroma, grapefruit, sweet malts. Awesome hop presence here. Flavor is lots of bitter pine with a sweet finish and lingering citrus and pine on the palate. Nice and dank with excellent integration of both the bitter hops and sweet caramel malts. Resinous medium mouthfeel with a dry bitter finish and medium high carbonation. A very nice brew.

BMMillsy, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of Jho3325
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark golden brown poured from pint can. Wonderful head that produces lacing. Head remains throughout the experience. Smells piney with a hint of bread.Taste is a wonderful piney hops forward experience pulled into balance by a solid roasted malt backbone. Slightly bitter aftertaste, but quite drinkable.

Overall an excellent beer that I could see having a few of. Big thanks to Jay (BeerXKing) for sending this as an extra.

Jho3325, Feb 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

mudboneINla, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

BearsOnAcid, Feb 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

trentbrown89, Feb 21, 2014
Photo of Aaron_Ramson
4.29/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from chilled can into tasting glasses. Copper colored, dark pale ale-ish in color with chill haze present. Very fragrant nose, scents of pine, pink grapefruit and tropical fruits; papaya. Taste follows nose with pungent hop flavor dominating. Musky fruit dominates taste as well! Passion fruit, papaya, grapefruit pith, toasty malts in the backbone. Very dry and astringent mouthfeel with lots of carbonation. Very good, very interesting beer that is unique in that it has the hop profile of an IPA with the toasted/caramel grain aspects of an amber, while being very dry.

Aaron_Ramson, Feb 21, 2014
Photo of PicoPapa
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks to Orthodoxkardia for this one.

16oz can. Pours a semi hazy dark amber color with an inch of head. Lots of lacing. The aroma is dank hops with some caramel and toasted malts. Some sweet citrus notes as well. The taste is the doughy and caramel malts up front followed by the dank hops. Some light pine. I expected more hops and less malt flavor from the aroma but its still solid. Does a pretty good job juggling the malt and hops. Lots of carbonation with a slightly dry mouthfeel. Overall, a really good hoppy Amber worth seeking out.

PicoPapa, Feb 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

PretzelCity, Feb 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Booner818, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

TXhomebrewer, Feb 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

facesnorth, Feb 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Dbrulet, Feb 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

thampel09, Feb 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

R_J_FearNoBeer, Feb 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

kscaldef, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

berlinabb, Feb 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

midnitesun11, Feb 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Roy1586, Feb 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

mrbeer2u, Feb 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

br3wmeister, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Smarty_Pints, Feb 07, 2014
Blazing World from Modern Times Beer
92 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.