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Modern Times Beer

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

70 Ratings
Ratings: 70
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Active Beers: 61
Beer Ratings: 2,214
Beer Avg: 3.98
Taps: 0
Bottles: 4
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

3725 Greenwood St
San Diego, California, 92110-4441
United States
phone: (619) 546-9694

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @moderntimesbeer

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: notchucknorris on 06-27-2013)
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One of the more unique brewpubs I've seen so far. Well worth a visit just to see the place and great beer to go with it!

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Popular belief has led to the idea that San Diego is too concentrated with breweries, and that these new breweries won't be able to stay in a competitive market. Don't tell that to Modern Times, which is perhaps the best of the "new wave" brewers out of San Diego, and is enjoying a quick start full of success. I was lucky enough to have three Brazilian beer lovers with me during my peek at the tasting room, which is open seven days from 12-9 pm. Parking is limited on the street, so anticipate walking a few blocks on a busy night. Luckily for us, it was a Sunday night.

The tasting room is huge in floor space, and a large bar sits in the middle of it. Regarding décor, 1973 called and wants it back; too many different themes going on, but it felt like it came out of the era where avocado colored appliances were hip. However, the place was clean, as was the bathroom.

One interesting aspect of Modern Times is they not only brew their own beer, they brew their own coffee too. If you enjoy both drinks, stop what you're doing and come now! Three lists of drinks rest behind the bar; the left a handful of cold-pressed coffee options, the middle consisting of their year round list (Lomaland Saison, Fortunate Islands, Black House, Blazing World), and six "special release beers (Funky Lomaland, Pilot Black IPA, e mais). Beers are fairly priced, going from $5-7 a pour, poured in elegant slender tulips. Keeping the beers flowing was a helpful bartender.

Still young and already a celebrity, the sky is the limit for Modern Times.

DoubleJ, Aug 06, 2014
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Modern Times Beer in San Diego, CA
96 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.