Lomaland | Modern Times Beer

BA SCORE
86
very good
557 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Lomaland is an earthy, rustic Belgian-style farmhouse ale that's both complex and quaffable. It smells like hay, pepper, and friendly sunshine. Its dry, cracker-like body and lightly-hoppy finish makes it a beautiful compliment to food. We named Lomaland after the brilliantly crazy utopian community that was the first settlement built in Point Loma, the San Diego neighborhood where our fermentorium is located.

Added by mactrail on 08-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
557
Reviews:
90
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
10.18%
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
82
For Trade:
5
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1/5  rDev -73.9%

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1.25/5  rDev -67.4%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.73/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Extremely watered down. Not a big fan

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2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

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2.77/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: A clear, almost fluorescent, golden yellow.

S: Yeast funk, pepper, white grapes, and a lot of sweetness.

T: The flavor is what you might expect from a pilsener brewed with a Belgian yeast. This is more like a Belgian Golden Ale or a Belgian Strong Pale Ale than a Saison.

M: A bit syrupy.

O: I've liked everything else I've had from Modern Times so far. This is by no means a bad beer but neither my style nor what I was expecting.

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2.79/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

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2.82/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a very pale, bright golden yellow color with a one finger frothy white head that quickly settles into a lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lace left behind. The color is a little lighter than expected but there's good retention/lacing.

Bland, slightly earthy aroma that takes a while to open up. Faint hops and peppery spice along with bread, yeast, biscuit and light fruit esters. Hints of apple, banana, pear and white pepper.

Medium body and a bit more interesting than the aroma suggests. Tight carbonation and strong peppery spice presnce up front that lingers over earthy hops, pale malt and crisp light fruit into a dry finish. Pepper and clove along with resinous pine and earthy grass. Pale malt along with subtle funky yeast character. Pale biscuit malt with hints of apple, pear and cider. Crisp, light and easy to drink but not all that exciting.

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2.96/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Pint can. Canned on 2015-09-01.

A: Clear gold. A lot of foam but sank soon.
S: Grainy. A little metallic.
T: Banana. Quite watery.
M: Light bodied. High carbonation.
O: Closes to corporate lagers and hafeweizen. Very disappointing.

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.1/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Lomaland from Modern Times Beer
3.83 out of 5 based on 557 ratings.
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