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Fortunate Islands - Modern Times Beer

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

638 Ratings
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Ratings: 638
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 93
Gots: 66 | FT: 8
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:
Beer added by: Pecan on 07-11-2013

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.
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1.8/5  rDev -56.3%

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1.92/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 1.5

Smell is huge diacetyl. Buttery popcorn all the way. Very big disappointment. Hopefully a bad batch because this is not good at all. Tastes buttery, creamy, stale and in no way smells or tastes tropical or even wheaty. Bad first impression to a brewery I was excited about and was thinking I was really going to like.

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2.33/5  rDev -43.4%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.36/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.37/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.39/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.4/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -15%

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Fortunate Islands from Modern Times Beer
92 out of 100 based on 638 ratings.