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Monsters' Park | Modern Times Beer

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BA SCORE
4.05/5
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311 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Modern Times Beer
California, United States
moderntimesbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wethorseblanket on 03-07-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,315
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
311
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
78
Trade:
9
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Ratings: 311 |  Reviews: 44
Photo of JamFuel
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours black as night, with just a little bit of foam.

Smell is big and bold, notes of arrack, raisins and treacle.

Massive hits of coffee and treacle on the tongue, bolstered by some notes of raisins and nuts. Tastes almost like a mix of mostly stout and a little bit of a quad.

Mouthfeel is thick and oily.

Overall, a very good stout, balanced, yet massive. Would love to try some of the variants.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.51/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikey2333
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keeling
3.05/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tharper178
3.93/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IKnoGoodBeer
3.24/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

The 2016 has a sour taste that I never found in a bourbon aged Imperial Stout. Like all sours I don't know if I like it or dislike, what I do know is I had better.

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Photo of ThrewRedButter
4.42/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L - Inky black body with a finger of light brown head

S - Sweet bourbon, oak, coffee, black licorice, cherries, raisins, leather

T - Bourbon first, but swept away by cherry cordials. Bitter dark coffee, wood, tiny bit of char, dark fruits.

F - Not the thickest BA stout, but still good. Absolutely NO trace of alcohol.

O - I think of the base stouts flavors popped more, the this would creep closer to the elite. Still a big bastard of a beer that can be sipped on and enjoyed for hours.

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Photo of Timtac
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Erik-P
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RPM3334
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of duceswild
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AngEo
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of waddellc2
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beersnake1
4.42/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jonbonfondle
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eddiehop
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Absolut
3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bought online from quality liquor store

Pours a jet black with no head. Aroma is very molasses and bourbon

Taste is bourbon, cocoa, vanilla and sweet.

A touch too sweet and thinner than expected, but very good

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Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Roguer
4.22/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Treacle, licorice, chocolate, boozy dark fruit on the nose. Roast hides in the back, but starts to come forward as the beer warms.

Dark black beer; poor head retention.

Flavor is everything you'd expect: dark molasses and chocolate malt, quickly giving way to a huge wave of roasted barley. That is followed in turn by a big hit of boozy heat, and a tinge of grapes. The finish is all roast, brown sugar, and molasses.

A touch hot for the ABV, but this is a big bold stout that stands with Stone IRS, Ten-Fidy, and other classic imperial stouts. Well done!

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Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark blackish brown with a brown head. Looked thin and less viscous compared to other imperial stouts I've seen. Aroma and flavors of charred, burnt meat, ashy tobacco, overripe cherries and raisin, plus chocolate and alcohol. Pretty complex. Semi thin mouthfeel. Good stout.

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Photo of Slatetank
4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I am so glad I had the change to try this - cheers to xraided81 for the trade.

The color is deep brown bordering on black with a thin tan head with fine bead. The smell is rich with malt that has a toffee-like sweet aroma with slight roast odor and mild alcohol. The feel is smooth for the strength, viscous body with full malt and moderate sweetness with some roasted texture mid palate and finish is semi-dry.

The taste is great, very full with malt that is both roast and caramelized sugar in taste with some toffee-like flavors and chocolate malt character and alcohol is well hidden in the layers of sweet yet slightly fruit oriented with some gentle dried fruit sweetness. This is a great stout so glad we enjoyed this at our Annual Birthday Stout gathering!

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Photo of Curmunchkin
4.44/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Monsters' Park from Modern Times Beer
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 311 ratings
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