Blazing World | Modern Times Beer

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is the stickiest of the icky. It's a luxuriously hoppy amber loaded up with intemperate quantities of Nelson, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops, which are some of the fruitiest, dankest hops sweet, sweet money can buy. Despite its amber hue, Blazing World is pleasingly dry, sporting a lightly bready malt backbone that serves as platform for the huge & complex hop profile.

Added by mactrail on 06-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,225
Reviews:
200
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
8.74%
 
 
Wants:
95
Gots:
229
For Trade:
8
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Photo of Beer_Wisdom
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Ive had this beer at the brewery and out of a can. Both are WONDERFUL. Awesome DANK aroma and a bit of citrus. Flavor is out of this world. Sweet, dank, smooth, balanced. Makes you want more.

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of Jaallday69
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of LloydBobBoozehound
5/5  rDev +21.4%

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of spham
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of Scox80
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of santomark
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Poured a very light body, caramel, slight yellow, reddish hues, but clear, only time it was hazy was due to carbonation. 2 finger head off white head that will flirt with you throughout drinking.

S - Smells just like the can says, very dank, piney, light maltiness, epic citrus notes. This beer has 1 of my favorite hops, the legendary Simcoe. This thing is beautiful to the nose.

T - Depending how you drink this you will get a completely different experience. Quick sips reveal a very complex hop profile, perfectly balanced with the malt, a dry finish and an after taste of bitter with sweetness. Longer sips will reveal the malt character very quickly then smooth out with a wonderful backsplash of fruit, mango, pineapple, grapefruit, pine, dry bitterness.

M - Very light, highly drinkable, it's so crisp and light, it reminds me of a lager.

O - This beer is immediately one of my favorites. This is has something for everyone in this beer. It's light, crisp, drinkable, citrus, bitter, pine, dank, and more. I can't say enough good things about this beer. There's something for everyone. I wish Modern Times fused this with Fortunate Island. Wow, that would be amazing, The Simcoe and the Citra would be an instant hit! PLEASE TELL ME YOU'RE LISTING MODERN TIMES, SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of Norvelljeff
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of jvaleo
4.99/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Stezz420
4.96/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Extra received in a trade. Was very happy to be able to try this.

Pours a copper amber color. Decent head on this one.

Mango and pineapple. Fruit punch.

Same as smell, more on the pineapple side though.

Beer seemed a little light and lost carbonation very quick in the can.

Overall this beer was still absolutely amazing and I would love to drink some more some time very soon if possible.

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4.92/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This beer has a very unassuming can design. I wasn't familiar with the brand and didn't expect too much (yes, I judged the book by its cover.) Took a sip and thought... hey, that's a lot better than I expected - didn't think I should rate it so high because anything is great coming from very low expectation. After a few sips, I put the beer down and THEN it hits me. The citrusy hop flavor lingers... for a long time. It just begs for another sip then another and made me really sad when the can is gone.

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Photo of JavierGC
4.92/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of chronyay_west
4.9/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.9/5  rDev +18.9%

Photo of dliska88
4.88/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of searsclone
4.86/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I've had this both on tap, and from a can. The review is from a can poured into a Sierra Nevada pint glass. It's a clear honey golden color with a big white head. Smell is orange and pineapple, along with some dank hops and grass. The taste is all hops. Bitter up front with a great juicy aftertaste. The mouthfeel is so crispy at first that it seems to add a spicy flavor to the beer. Medium body that is extremely easy to drink. If I didn't see Amber on the label, I would think I was drinking a double IPA. This is one of my current favorite beers, and it's definitely worth a try.

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4.85/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I dream of this beer with bbq

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Blazing World from Modern Times Beer
4.12 out of 5 based on 1,225 ratings.
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