Dreamyard
Modist Brewing Co.

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From:
Modist Brewing Co.
 
Minnesota, United States
Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #1,555
ABV:
7.1%
Score:
92
Ranked #5,398
Avg:
4.13 | pDev: 8.47%
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
142
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sunday at 04:48 AM
Added:
Feb 22, 2017
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  27
SCORE
92
Outstanding
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Notes: 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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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
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
Sunday at 04:48 AM
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Reviewed by ZAP from Minnesota

4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
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 +1.9%
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%
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 North Dakota

4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
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 New Hampshire

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
 
Rated: 5 by TerribleBeer from Minnesota

Mar 22, 2022
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Rated by CockerDaniel

5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
My fave.
Jan 06, 2022
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Rated by Winton_Ross from New York

4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
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
 
Rated: 4.02 by craigbelly from Iowa

Sep 25, 2021
 
Rated: 3.7 by j3pohl

Sep 05, 2021
 
Rated: 4.02 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Aug 08, 2021
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Rated by The_Beer_Guru from New York

4.48/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Great NE with a touch of a malt backbone
Jul 29, 2021
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Reviewed by JamFuel from Sweden

4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours a hazy orange with soft, soapy head.

Smell is juicy and sweet with notes of pineapple, apricot, strawberries and peach juice with some floral hints.

Taste is juicy and intense. Notes of grapefruit, orange, citrus peel, mango and some floral hints. Pretty solid bitterness, very nice balance.

Mouthfeel is medium, soft and pillowy with nice carbonation.

Overall, a very nice NE IPA, glad I gave it a second chance after getting an oxidized can the first time.
Jun 25, 2021
 
Rated: 3.35 by Gem29

Jun 19, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by Mattias from Sweden

May 26, 2021
 
Rated: 4.29 by caffeinelogic from New York

May 18, 2021
 
Rated: 4.36 by NodakEric from Minnesota

May 15, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by jakea from Wisconsin

Apr 11, 2021
 
Rated: 4.02 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Mar 23, 2021
 
Rated: 4.02 by anthony-s from New Jersey

Mar 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.16 by stephenearnest from Minnesota

Mar 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4.06 by DiggerDahl from North Dakota

Feb 01, 2021
 
Rated: 4.08 by PaleAleWalt from New York

Jan 28, 2021
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Reviewed by JohnniEMc from Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
A pint can poured into a clear glass liter mug and that's a fortuitous thing. It brought forth a tight white head that just kept growing. Now, it's leaving an impressive amount of glass lacing as it recedes. There's plenty of hoppiness in the air. It's the good kind, the sharp and piney kind. The ale is a murky strawberry blond. This one brings the hops in a tasty array. First, a little juicy, then towards dry and finishing bitter. After the praise, the complaints. All this is delivered with a thin malt backbone. A richer malt to contrast the hops would have put this one into the ranks of the best. Also, the taste of alcohol is a bit strong for a Double Dry Hopped New England IPA with an ABV of "only" 7.1 percent. Still, the way the hops contribute makes this one every hop lover will enjoy.
Jan 27, 2021
 
Rated: 4.08 by Jaymgould from Minnesota

Jan 23, 2021
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Rated by GoGoldy78 from Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
My go to Minnesota IPA.
Jan 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by bpfrush from Wisconsin

Nov 24, 2020
 
Rated: 4.15 by d5001986 from Wisconsin

Oct 14, 2020
 
Rated: 4.15 by Ardray from Minnesota

Aug 13, 2020
 
Rated: 3.93 by TrojanRB from Texas

Jul 23, 2020
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Reviewed by RaulMondesi from California

3.64/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
It’s a pretty easy question: Is Dreamyard dreamy? And Raul’s answer is: If you are feeling it, yeah, it’s one of those thangs. Some people feel this, while other people feel that. And right here is one of those really cloudlike, almost Blue Moon IPA’s. And Raul will say this: It’s clean like a rain storm. That being said, what if you forgot your umbrella? What I am trying to get at is that Raul ain’t into that yeasty, cloudy stuff. And he definitly ain’t into no Blue Moon-like beer. I understand why people would like this beer, but it doesn’t mean that Raul has to.

Peace!
Jul 21, 2020
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