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Lomaland - Modern Times Beer

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294 Ratings
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Ratings: 294
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 16
Gots: 27 | FT: 6
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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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.3/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +21%

Straight up the best Saison on the West Coast. Fantastic recipe. Super clear and super clear finish. Corn helps with that possibly? Nice balance while maintaining the Belgian yeast flavor profile.
I have offered this to Corona swilling lady friends who agree this is fantastic. That's a tough bridge to cross. Believe it.
"Only" scored 4.5 because I think I can homebrew a better copy!

Awesome beer for year around.

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4.44/5  rDev +19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.03/5  rDev +8.3%
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.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of brentk56
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

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

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Lomaland from Modern Times Beer
84 out of 100 based on 294 ratings.