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Fortunate Islands - Modern Times Beer

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

367 Ratings
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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 61
Gots: 26 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Modern Times Beer visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fortunate Islands shares the characteristics of an uber-hoppy IPA and an easy drinking wheat beer. A massive dose of Citra and Amarillo hops gives it a blastwave of tropical hop aromatics: mango, tangerine, and passionfruit all leap out of the glass. Brewed with 60% wheat malt, Fortunate Islands also has the mild, nutty malt backbone, reasonable ABV, and restrained bitterness to make it an outstanding session beer.

(Beer added by: Pecan on 07-11-2013)
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GetMeAnIPA

California

4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can poured into my pint tulip glass.

Clear orange color with good amount of bubbles streaming up. Nice creamy head. The aroma is amazing. Juicy tropical and sweet. It makes me just want to dive into the glass and imagine I am on a tropical island. Super drinkable with a light body but has a slight bitter bite. I could drink the whole four pack and not even know it.

I love citra hops and this is a good one to get my fix.

Serving type: can

01-19-2014 20:32:49 | More by GetMeAnIPA
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1424IpA

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-12-2014 02:30:45 | More by 1424IpA
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ANIMOUL

California

4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

While not a fan of wheat beers, this was a pleasant surprise. A great combination of fruity-hoppiness and the smooth drinkability of wheat-type beers. It has a sweet floral aroma (i.e. smell). At a couple ticks below 5% ABV it is very crushable (i.e. sessionable). I can see why it's classified as a 'wheat pale ale'.

Good stuff from a great San Diego brewery.

Serving type: can

07-12-2014 02:24:43 | More by ANIMOUL
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nealbert

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-11-2014 19:58:55 | More by nealbert
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.59/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is probably the best pale wheat I've had. Big tropical fruits and tangerine/mango nose. Great right from the can. Crisp and refreshing. This is what a session IPA wishes it could be. Balanced sweet & bitter. The mouthfeel has good carb and is quenching.

Serving type: can

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Fortunate Islands from Modern Times Beer
93 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.