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:
1,214
Reviews:
196
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
8.74%
 
 
Wants:
96
Gots:
225
For Trade:
8
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Photo of Raziel313
1.15/5  rDev -72.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Can't believe the reviews on this. Such a terrible taste. Had this on tap at modern times with six friends who all said it was the worst of the entire flight.

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1.35/5  rDev -67.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Been looking forward to finally trying some modern times after hearing good things about them. This one has really turned me off though. Pours way too light. Smell is old hops and to be honest, a litte bit like fart. Taste is pretty much like aroma with stale cardboard. Hopefully I just had a bad can cause this is horrid.

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Photo of JDW4195
1.7/5  rDev -58.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

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2.5/5  rDev -39.3%

Photo of cpetrone84
2.58/5  rDev -37.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pour is dark copper, clear, white head, large bubbles and lacing. Nose is riddled with sweet malts, toasted grains, candied hops, faint citrus. Flavor is thin, very malty, lots of toasted caramel, bitter grassy hops, faint citrus. Medium body, lighter carb,

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Photo of ArrogantB
2.96/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

16oz can purchased from Whole Foods Hillcrest for $9.99 a four pack. Amber color, good appearance, good head. Aroma was malts, touch of fruity hops and then something I wasn't sure of until I tasted it. Flavor was buttery like diacetyl, malts, notch hoppiness because I was so distracted by the butter. I'dije to try this again but I'm super sensitive to diacetyl and I hate it.

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3/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of ajm5108
3.16/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Murky brownish-yellow pour, limp barm & carbonation. Aroma is essentially sweet malt with lots of resinuous, juicy hop - a little burnt candied orange, earthier simcoe. Flavor profile is much the same, though the hop selection doesn't stand-out much from that sweeter malt background & instead just tastes like they added a bunch of hop oil / distillate to an amber, which lends it a rather amorphous hop flavor. Finishes moderately bitter. It is okay but nothing special.

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Photo of lily18
3.19/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

If you're into Amber but not high hoppy beers steer clear. It looks beautiful in the glass but is high on hoppiness and has some floral notes. Not my favorite to be honest but hop lovers would love this one. I read one of the other reviews and it's why I tried it but it hadn't mentioned the hoppiness.

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3.2/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of robgage
3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of robear
3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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Blazing World from Modern Times Beer
4.12 out of 5 based on 1,214 ratings.
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