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Lomaland - Modern Times Beer

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84
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259 Ratings
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 14
Gots: 21 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Modern Times Beer visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 08-11-2013)
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Photo of Tele
4.03/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: 4.5 Very clear, yellow-gold with a two finger off-white head that dissipates rather quickly.

S: 4 Very floral with strong Belgian yeast and lots of esters. Smells a lot like a Belgian strong pale ale with the typical cloves, orange, and banana. Not quite typical of the style, but still very nice.

T: 4 Similar to the nose. Pretty strong Belgian yeast with slightly more sweetness than I would expect. The flavors are less estery and a bit more inline with a classic saison, however there’s not a lot of nuance. The most interesting aspect is the slightly hoppy and bitter finish.

M: 4 Good mouthfeel, but could use a bit more carbonation. Perhaps it would help some of the flavors become more apparent.

O: 4 This is very solid beer, but nothing incredible and not a great example of a saison. It seems to be a bit more of a hybrid. Still very enjoyable and crushable.

Tele, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of GeoChase90
4/5  rDev +7.2%

GeoChase90, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of Zaximus
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Zaximus, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

HuskyHawk, Sep 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Rick778, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

riotontheroad, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of sjrodriguez
4/5  rDev +7.2%

sjrodriguez, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of st9647v3
4/5  rDev +7.2%

st9647v3, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Basoos1
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Basoos1, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of djaeon
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

djaeon, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of brentk56
3.6/5  rDev -3.5%

Appearance: Way too much foam, at first, until I settled into a very gentle pour; a huge head covers the clear golden liquid and leaves strands of lace

Smell: Bready and herbal, with fresh cut grass, white pepper and cilantro tones

Taste: Bready, up front, with the grassy edge developing; cilantro and white pepper emerge in the mid-palate and lead to a rather herbal finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: More of an interesting lawnmower beer than a Saison, I am afraid

Thanks, lincolnbeard, for the opportunity

brentk56, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of Bowdoinbeerboy
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

This beer pours with a single finger of head that quickly subsides to a small amount of lacing. The beer itself is a pale golden color with very apparent carbonation bubbles. The nose is yeasty, almost reminds me of nice hefewiezen but also has a nice bit of noble hop bitterness. The flavor is crisp up front with some nice hoppiness but this quickly mellows out to a straw like, somewhat grassy, peppery finish. The bitterness lingers on the palate a bit but in a pleasant way, definitely a yeast driven beer, very nice. Not my favorite modern times beer, but a very good one.

***This beer reminds me VERY much a slightly more tangy version of Allagash house beer.

Bowdoinbeerboy, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

dahonam, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

mklisz, Sep 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Ben7773, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

dipso123, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

smutty33, Sep 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

ThatsThatDude, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.52/5  rDev +21.2%

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3.84/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

pwoody11, Aug 24, 2014
Lomaland from Modern Times Beer
84 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.