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:
1,193
Reviews:
189
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
8.74%
 
 
Wants:
95
Gots:
220
For Trade:
8
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Photo of Matt141
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wlynch
3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jckdaniels03
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nhoelzen
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of TomO23
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Reedbrew
4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lotgod
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of adam42381
4.56/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sirhc3034
4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JC333
4.43/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of garymuchow
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A very pleasing fruit basket aroma with hints of spiciness. Really, really nice.
Nice dense white head over darker body of amber of orange and brown. Nice lacing
There is a heftier malt presence which I suppose is why this is listed as a amber ale instead of IPA, because the rest really seems like an IPA. And the malt isn't that big, just bigger than most. A very nice and smooth bittering. Such a nice touch of sweetness with a bit of spiciness, which I assume is in the hopping. A bit of rawness left at the end at times and hop excess hints around, but overall this just work.
Standard feel and carbonation.
This is exceptional in aroma and better than most in taste. Glad I was able to get some. Now, let's see if I can homebrew something close.

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Photo of Kplummer82
3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of InfernoBoss
3.77/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of toronadotornado
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Social Kitchen & Brewery - San Francisco, CA - draft (Modern Times Tap Takeover)

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Photo of pagriley
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blockdude
3.62/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This wasn't particularly smooth for an amber ale. The hops used don't seem to blend very well and I thought it was overly sweet.

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

Photo of toothirsty
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brotherloco
4.26/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GregJ
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BcOneSeven
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.37/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Blazing World from Modern Times Beer
4.12 out of 5 based on 1,193 ratings.
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