Lomaland | Modern Times Beer

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BA SCORE
3.77/5
569 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
Ranking:
#18,500
Reviews:
97
Ratings:
569
pDev:
10.08%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
84
Trade:
5
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 569 |  Reviews: 97
Photo of JamFuel
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dsshuck
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NoYouDidnt
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Straw golden color, slight haze. 2 finger head. Aroma- grassy hop, bready, yeasty, lemon. Taste, more bread and yeast. This is a very very clean finish. Light lemon in the end too. Ever so slight bitterness. Could drink this all day long. Refreshing sudsy carbonation. Overall, excellent saison. And just excellent beer.

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Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beeragent
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ZachT
4.38/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of richj1970
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Foley67
4.36/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mklmcgrew
3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16 oz tall boy can in a red solo cup (I know, don't shoot me)

L: Pours a hazy straw color with a nice white head.

S: A lot of spice notes in the aroma, along with some earthy hay notes.

T/F: Nice balanced flavor, with hints of pepper, lemon, hay and bread. Not much of a hop presence, as probably expected with this style. A bit yeasty in the finish, but I find that is par for the course with saisons. Pretty heavily carbonated, and a medium body.

O: Overall good saison take. I probably didn't do it justice with the plastic cup, but what can you do when you're out and about.

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Photo of Dirtyhands
3.97/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of anon
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Daniellobo
4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jakecattleco
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ninjakillzu
4.65/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had at Nine-Ten restaurant. The body is a cloudy straw yellow with a finger white head. Aromas consist of barnyard straw, peppery spiciness, and some clove/bubblegum. Flavors consist of the same, but also includes lemon. The beer is dry. Medium bodied with medium carbonation, but a kind of watery on the finish.

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Photo of samEBC
3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Frank69
3.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Elicoleman
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of steverx8
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerBobber
4.01/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly hazy straw color with a thick soapy head. The head appears white and as it dissipates changes to an off white. Crazy carbonation on this one with lots of pretty streaming bubbles.

Smell is sweet and tart. Something like some fresh mowed grass and maybe some leather scent.

Taste has a lemon citrus flavor without that lemon tart bitterness. Very subtle peppery taste. A very nice smooth flavor profile.

Mouth feel borders on medium with a wet finish.

I was actually scared of this one a bit, and excited at the same time. Me and the wife tried one farmhouse that ended up as a drain pour. Perhaps it was off but I would not know as I am a newby to the style. Gotta love the world of beer with so many different beer styles to try out. So Lomaland definitely gets a good vote from me as it has a complex flavor profile that did not scare the crap out of my taste buds.

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Photo of chivermac
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CharlesK
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lingenbrau
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

When this first came out, I wasn't much of a fan. Over the last couple years it has seemed to have grown on me, or has just gotten better. Now a go-to for an American take on a Saison for me. Cheers!

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Photo of Bulabeers
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

L: Massive snow white head poured over top of a very hazy yellowish beer like pineapple/orange juice
S: Barnyard funk, pepper, lemon, lime, grapefruit
T: funky grainy hay like flavor, with pepper, lemon peel, and maybe some herbal or floral hop bitterness on the back end. very dry.
F: It is nearly as carbonated as a club soda.
O: There needs to be an easy to find date on this can. I'm not sure how canning works. I don't know if it's old and becoming over carbonated or if it is intended to be this way. It's enjoyable.

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Photo of tomb_ride
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lomaland from Modern Times Beer
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 569 ratings
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