Friday, March 5, 2021

Modern Times Tycho Hazy IPA

Beer Name: Tycho
Brewery: Modern Times Beer (San Diego, CA)
ABV: 6.8%

How sold: 16 oz tallboy cans; on draft 
Where bought: Unknown
Price: Unknown, gift from a friend

Date Canned: June 26, 2020
Date Drank: October 11, 2020
When brewed/released? Limited-time or rotational beer. Was available June-August 2020.
IBU: 45

What's on the Website: "Both complex and incredibly refreshing, June's hazy IPA will sport an abundance of Nelson, Simcoe, and Idaho 7 hops. Prepare your grill-piece for a symphony of white grape, blueberry, and lychee flavors that promises to be positively enchanting, and a seriously ideal companion for pool parties and barbecues."

Hops: Nelson, Simcoe, Idaho 7.

Where distributed: Modern Times distributes their beer to a few states, including California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

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

Smell (25%): Soft, peaceful tropical grape and berry. Complementing creamy malt and oaty notes. 4.5/5

Taste (40%): White grape and lychee come through first, with soft malt and some hoppy notes. Getting some grapefruit and blueberry towards the aftertaste. 4.25/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-full bodied, some carbonation. Juicy with some dry tongue. 4.25/5

Overall (20%): An excellent IPA. Another lovely seasonal summer release from Modern Times, fruity flavors some through as promised. Malt body and hoppy flavors complement well to reinforce a mostly juicy IPA experience. 4.25/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.325/5

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