Friday, February 15, 2019

Modern Times Space Ways Hazy IPA

Beer Name: Space Ways
Brewery: Modern Times Beer (San Diego, CA)
ABV: 6.7%
How sold: 16 oz tallboy cans; on draft
Where bought: Belmont Station (Portland, OR)
Price: $3.63 for 16 oz. tallboy can

Date Purchased: August 30, 2018
Date Received: September 22, 2018
Date Drank: September 30, 2018
When brewed/released? Limited-time beer, Space Ways was the Fall seasonal release from September to November 2018. It replaced Oneida in the seasonal lineup. Check out their beer release calendar here!
IBU:50 (on can); 40 (on website)

What's on the Website: "This stellar new can of lupulin-laden deliciousness will be taking Oneida’s place in 2018's seasonal rotation. Prepare your faces for a 6.7% hazy IPA packed to the brim with mountains of Nelson, Motueka, and Simcoe hops, yielding a gloriously juicy profile replete with mango, nectarine, and lime-zest character. We think you’re really going to dig it." Read more here!

Where distributed: Modern Times distributes their beer to a few states, including California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. See if Modern Times ships to your area!

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered. White head, good lacing. 4.5/5

Smell (25%): Tropical citrus and stone fruit with complementing resiny and oaty notes. 4.75/5

Taste (40%): Very tropical forward. Lots of peach, mango, and citrus. Oaty and resiny malt notes. Aftertaste is all citrus. 4.75/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied, some carbonation. Extremely juicy. 4.75/5

Overall (20%): A world-class IPA. Kickass seasonal release here, and I'm a huge fan of the abundant citrus flavors. 4.75/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.738/5

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