Modist Brewing Co.

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Modist Brewing Co.
Minnesota, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #1,844
Ranked #6,092
4.11 | pDev: 8.03%
Nov 21, 2023
Feb 22, 2017
An american ipa that’s made ENTIRELY from oats and wheat. Splendidly hazy with aromas of stonefruit, pineapple, and citrus. An insane amount of Citra and Denali hops per barrel make this beer an incredibly juicy and citrusy treat with an approachable level of bitterness.
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Rated: 4.09 by BeerLover99 from Illinois

Nov 21, 2023
Rated: 4.08 by CisPiece88 from Nebraska

Sep 05, 2023
Rated: 4.19 by ummswimmin from New Jersey

Jul 29, 2023
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Reviewed by Tsar_Riga from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A - An opaque, dark orange body, with a gray tint, with an off-white head that fades to a thin cap, and extensive tiny bubble lacing over the glass.

S - Mostly orange juice, with a pithy resin note, and a bit of spun sugar sweetness.

T - Follows the nose, with juicy citrus in the open, mango and stone fruit, peach and plum notes, and sharp resin and pith in the finish.

M - Moderate weight, subtle carbonation, dry finish, with a sharp prickliness that lingers.

O - This is a very tasty IPA. It looks like the NEIPA, but tastes more Western IPA, with juice and bitterness mingling nicely. Very good.
Jun 18, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

May 21, 2023
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Draft at brewery. Hazy pour, blah, blah, blah. Light fruity aroma. Taste comes in juicy, an equal mix of tropical and citrus. Nice feel. Overall decent.
Feb 04, 2023
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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
On tap at the yard house

An american ipa that’s made ENTIRELY from oats and wheat. Splendidly hazy with aromas of stonefruit, pineapple, and citrus. An insane amount of Citra and Denali hops per barrel make this beer an incredibly juicy and citrusy treat with an approachable level of bitterness.

Hazy iced tea appearance

One finger Silky white froth foam cap

Taste is pineapple

Good beer
Jan 29, 2023
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Reviewed by ZAP from Minnesota

4.26/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
L-Hazy oak colored..

S-Vibrant scents of citrus (tangerines, lemons) along with honey dew melon..also a bit of grungy pine...

F-Flavor brings in a strong pineapple flavor....juicy pineapple..the citrus is there too but milder than on the aroma....a bit of bong resin grunginess....touch of pine...

F-Medium bodied...creamy..no hopburn...very smooth and creamy...

O-This seems unique to me for this style....a real plethora of flavors and unlike so many of the orange juice like NE IPA's I've had....It's very good and worth trying...
Aug 31, 2022
Rated: 4.91 by florisj135 from Virginia

Aug 23, 2022
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Reviewed by feloniousmonk from Minnesota

4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
2016 notes (when it was called Deviation 02):

Hazy (but promising in future batches to be hazier), bright golden hued, large and lasting ivory head. Looking fantastic.

In the nose: bursting with citrus sensations, lemon, grapefruit, tangerine, not too terribly bitter, but bursting with hoppy delights.

In the mouth: Pow! More citrus, more hoppitude, more delicious bitterness. Big, beautiful bitterness, with the lushness and smoothness of wheat and oats below it. Marvelous malt bill beneath, solid, sturdy, dependable, and, yeah, delicious. It's a complex and simply tasty beer, and it's one of the best I've had in quite awhile. I hope it becomes a success for Modist, and I'll do my duty banging the drum for it. Pretty danged tasty stuff.
Aug 15, 2022
Rated: 4.29 by FUNnGUN90

Jul 16, 2022
Rated: 3.9 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Jun 22, 2022
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Reviewed by davisdahlberg6 from Tennessee

4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Canned 01/18/2022 and enjoyed on 5/11/2022
Appearance: Pours a dark golden orangish color with 2 fingers of snow-white foam. Fairly opaque, but there doesn’t seem to be any floating sediment. Nice lacing on the glass.

Smell: Upfront aromas are mostly fruity include mango, pineapple, sweet orange, and apricot. orange rind, and grapefruit. Bitterness is also present with orange rind, grapefruit, and pine. A bit of flowery esters is also present with a hint of bready malts as well.

Taste: Follows the nose with a slightly more bitter bite than you might expect from the nose. Mango seems to be the most pronounced of the fruit aromas, pine and resin pleasantly present, and good balance with the caramel and bready malts present.

Feel: Crisp and well-balanced, easily drinkable and no hint of alcohol warmness considering the 7.1% abv

Overall: Good NEIPA! This is the first Modist beer I’ve had (I hope to have more), and it’s a good refreshing summer beer that easily drinkable.

Buy again? definitely
May 12, 2022
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Reviewed by defunksta from Wisconsin

4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance: Pours a completely hazy (5% clarity) deep, yet pale, orange color with a strong, creamy white head. SRM of 8. (4.25)

Aroma: Mild aromas of stonefruit, orange, and oats. Like a hoppy wheat beer. (4.00)

Flavor: Relatively mild flavors of pineapple, passionfruit, orange citrus. Lots of pineapple and some passionfruit upfront. Some citrus to back it up. (4.00)

Feel: Medium-bodied. A creamy and smooth body with some slightly stonefruit astringency, but mostly creamy (4.00)

Compared to Equillibrium Fractal Galaxy 5/8/22: Pours a darker color. Milder aromas. More stonefruit, oats. Less peach and orange citrus. Less fruity overall.

Overall: A NEIPA with only oats and wheat in that malt. Definitely has the creamy mouthfeel. However, the flavors are mild and subdued. Some nice creamy mouthfeel, but not extraordinary. Sort of more up the alley of a hoppy summer wheat variety, such as Lil-Sumpin-Sumpin. A pretty good NEIPA, but sort of lacked on the flavor a bit to be in the top echelon. (Rating: 4.02)
May 08, 2022
Rated: 4 by atlbravsrno1 from Maine

May 08, 2022
Rated: 2.93 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania

May 03, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by plaid75 from New York

Apr 14, 2022
Rated: 4.21 by LunchMoney from Minnesota

Apr 02, 2022
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Rated by Winton_Ross from New York

4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
One of their best, actually Modist’s best if you like this style.
Dec 04, 2021
Rated: 3.78 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 23, 2021
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