Ice
Modern Times Beer

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From:
Modern Times Beer
 
California, United States
Style:
Pilsner - Bohemian / Czech
Ranked #78
ABV:
4.7%
Score:
86
Ranked #18,713
Avg:
3.84 | pDev: 10.94%
Ratings:
122
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 21, 2022
Added:
Apr 05, 2016
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  16
SCORE
86
Very Good
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Notes: The flavor: cold. The crushability: maximum. Ice was our very first pils, and it brings the noise. Hopped with Czech Saaz hops before, like, so many weeks of lagering, Ice packs the flavor of the mighty San Diego mountains into a compact, low-ABV package.
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Ratings by djrn2:
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by djrn2 from New Jersey

May 22, 2019
More User Ratings:
 
3.5 by TMoney2591 from Illinois on Feb 21, 2022
 
3.79 by Gagnonsux from Texas on Oct 15, 2021
 
3.71 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Apr 08, 2021
 
4.31 by Chris7482 from Illinois on Sep 13, 2020
 
3.88 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois on Sep 08, 2020
 
4.25 by ilikebeer03 from Texas on Sep 03, 2020
 
2.5 by TallGuyCM from California on Jun 15, 2020
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3.31/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by puboflyons from New Hampshire

From the 16 oz. can dated 02/17/20. Sampled in April 26, 2020.

Yellow, bubbly pour with a tremendous white foamy white head. Slow fade.

The aroma brings out rice characters, grassy characters, and a little bread. Pretty basic but nothing extraordinary.

Light and effervescent body.

The taste is a little more interesting hut generally like bread and biscuit and grass. A Pilsner that is not quite up to par with other Pilsners I have had.

Apr 26, 2020
 
3 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania on Apr 20, 2020
 
3 by RiceOwls27 from Texas on Apr 13, 2020
 
4.25 by jeff1973 from California on Mar 08, 2020
 
4.54 by jvillefan from California on Feb 16, 2020
 
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3.42/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by adab123 from Ohio

A pilsner with a somewhat traditional feel. Not bad if that's what you're going for.

Jan 11, 2020
 
3.77 by acurtis from New Jersey on Dec 24, 2019
 
3.92 by vrbulldog22 from Ohio on Nov 09, 2019
 
3.74 by Stevedore from Oregon on Sep 21, 2019
 
4.2 by chrishiker1409 from New York on Sep 11, 2019
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1.79/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5
by aerel from California

I'm baffled by all the good reviews of this beer. Flavor is bland and unremarkable, with a slight sour twinge. No hop aroma whatsoever, although it does have a strong, overpowering sulfur aroma reminiscent of dried fruit. The flavor disappears on the palate, leaving only an unpleasant residual astringency. Beer pours slightly hazy with a decent head. Carbonation level is a bit on the high side but not inappropriate. Overall, a poorly executed pilsner. Honestly, I'd choose Bud Lite over this beer. There are so many better lagers out there being made by craft brewers; don't waste your time on this one.

Aug 18, 2019
 
3.75 by jschott75 from Illinois on Aug 04, 2019
 
4.1 by Shy5 from Oregon on Jul 25, 2019
 
4 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee on Jul 17, 2019
 
3.74 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey on Jul 16, 2019
 
4.09 by MephistosCafe from North Carolina on Jul 13, 2019
 
3.67 by Boone757 from Virginia on Jul 06, 2019
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4.06/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by elNopalero from California

Reviewed to style.

This beer pours a crystalline clear. It smells like a classic grainy Pilsner, clear finish. Easy drinking. Nice grassy finish. I liked this, although for the price I'll just stick to the IPAs!

Jun 24, 2019
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3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by JRed from New Jersey

Clear watery golden drink with white suds on top. Light aroma of cereal grain, wheat, straw, light touch of hop. Cereal grain, straw, the slightest apple skin, fresh hop flavor and low bitterness. Light bodied with light carbonation.

Jun 22, 2019
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by sokol_1993 from California

Got one on tap at Regent Pizza. A good pils, but nothing really special.

Jun 22, 2019
 
2.5 by t2grogan from Arizona on Jun 14, 2019
 
4.25 by Ristaccia from Nebraska on May 11, 2019
 
2.75 by davidmm from New York on May 05, 2019
 
4 by bigred89 from Maryland on Apr 27, 2019
 
5 by JonBoy23 from California on Feb 26, 2019
 
3.79 by ElGallo from New Hampshire on Feb 11, 2019
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3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by beersampler6 from Michigan

Very nice pilsener from a brewery I've come to really respect. Looks great - pours a beautiful clear golden color with some fluffy white head and sheets of lacing that just last forever (at least 15 minutes, which is how long it took for me to finish the beer). Smells of grain, malt, caramel and some faint floral hops. Taste follows the nose, but the mild bitterness of the hops is so well-balanced with the sweeter malt backbone. Smooth, thin, mild mouthfeel and great carbonation. Really a very enjoyable beer, one that I would easily call sessionable, and I would drink 2-3 of these on a hot summer's day without a second thought. This ranks up there as one of my more enjoyable pilseners/lagers, and certainly my favorite Bohemian pilsener.

Jan 28, 2019
 
3.79 by kmanjohnson from California on Jan 01, 2019
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3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by arizcards from North Carolina

Picked up a 16 oz single from the Craft Beer Quick Stop cooler on 9-7-18 for $2.49. Canned on 6-16-18; consumed on 12-9-18. Cold stored since purchase.

Beer poured straw with a beautiful white head that has some great hand time.

Nose is herbal from noble hopping with crackers and bread.

Taste is pilsner malts with a cracker and bread character with a nice noble hop bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is light bodied and refreshing.

Overall a nice representation of the pilsner style.

Dec 09, 2018
 
3.5 by Budlum from Maryland on Dec 09, 2018
 
3.75 by kjkinsey from Texas on Dec 08, 2018
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Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 122 ratings