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:
1,188
Reviews:
187
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
8.74%
 
 
Wants:
95
Gots:
219
For Trade:
8
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Photo of dcotom
4.37/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blaze5445
3.97/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of justintcoons
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can poured into a weizen glass.

Appearance
Clear amber. 3 fingers of rich billowy head. Lively carbonation.

Nose
Gooseberry, papaya, orange cream, honey, caramel, and mango.

Taste
Gooseberry, blueberry dank, mango, and papaya. Well balanced caramel and honey sweetness. Slight orange cream and pineapple smoothie.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, crisp, juicy, and lightly bitter.

Overall
Very juicy. Very drinkable. Highly affordable. Modern Times is good times!

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Photo of Bkruse
3.86/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmg480
3.67/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jhlosito75
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwat
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Samlover55
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16oz can ino nonic pint
canned 4/28/17 about 7 weeks ago
L- clear amber, that has a bright & bold(?) look, big fluffy white head, that recedes into nice cap
S-mango & melon, along with sweet caramel
T- toasty & sweet caramel, followed by the melon, with a dank finish, that has a touch of alcohol
F- medium bodied, highly carbonated, slight alcohol feel
Overall an amazing amber, I would compare to Troegs Nugget Nectar, really balanced and flavorful can't ask for much more

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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 Rizzy17
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Czequershuus
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a rich amber with a solid head. The aroma is rich with red malts, pine, cedar, mango, pineapple, guava, brown sugar, lychee, and toffee. The flavor is pleasantly rich and hoppy, with upfront pine and mango, as well as caramel and red malts, guava, grilled pinapple, banana, and kiwi. The mouthfeel is full and soft, with small bubble carbonation. Overall this is a really lovely beer in a style I love - hop and malt balanced, with a tantalizing combo of flavors.

Cheers to my brother in law Ivan for bringing this from California when he came to visit!

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Photo of jhavs
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CMC73
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Greywulfken
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark gold/light amber body, clear, under a pale head that trailed lots of lace behind... Aromas and flavors were of dank pine and shellacked fruit... Had a great resinous tack to it, light-bodied, with enough malt to toss some grain on the palate... Nice, warming bitterness, hearty and earthy... Drank fast... 5/4/17 canning...

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Photo of Ardeer
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rhettroactive
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SoCal_Matt
3.84/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jack77
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wasatch
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks goes out to BWood for this brew.

16 oz. Can
Canned On: 04/28/17

Pours a pretty nice dark golden amber color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy two-finger off-white head, which also leaves some pretty nice creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, slight malt, citrusy, diesel like. The taste is really nice, hoppy, slightly malty, with a very nice citrus note, pretty nice diesel like. Medium body, ABV hidden very nicely, with a nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, a very tasty brew.

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Photo of SpinSamzo
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of schopenhauerale
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tivlavrie
4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of G_Shoe
4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rachel_and_alex
4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Blazing World from Modern Times Beer
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