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Modern Times Fortunate Islands

Serve in Shaker, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Fortunate Islands shares the characteristics of a hoppy IPA and an easy drinking wheat beer. A massive dose of Citra and Amarillo hops gives it a blastwave of tropical hop aromatics: mango, tangerine, and passionfruit all leap out of the glass when poured. Brewed with 60% wheat malt, Fortunate Islands also has the mild, nutty malt backbone, reasonable ABV, and restrained bitterness to make it an outstanding session beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1668) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 21, 2015
On tap at Biercab. Amber colour with white head. Fruity, citric, mango aroma. Sweet, fruity, citric, mango taste. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8656) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Pint can. Clear golden orange pour with a white head. Like a tropical hoppy pale ale with a bit of wheat body. Easy drinking and exploding with flavor. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jahshuwuh (519) - USA - NOV 20, 2015
A golden clear color with a finger of white head. Tropical smells, pineapple, orange, tangerine, some dank hops. Taste is a nice tame tropical hop bitter with just enough malt sweetness, the wheat beer flavors hug the middle. A good well rounded wheat/pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (2462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2015
Can from BottleDog, Edinburgh. Hazy golden body with a medium white head. Faint lacing. Aroma of orange pith and grain. Flavour of tangerine, minerals and lime. Thin to medium body with a watery texture. Lively fizz. A lovely hoppy Wheat Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stoutjunkie (84) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2015
Very fruity and refreshing. Nice wheat beer, kind of a mix between wheat and a saison. Doghouse in Glasgow, can. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafeAU (552) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Can in LA (canned 21 Sep 2015, 5.0% ABV). Clear amber with small white head. Huge hop aroma - tropical fruits, pineapple and orange, lovely. Thin, light body, no malt sweetness but moderate bitterness makes it feel a bit unbalanced, bready malt aroma comes at the end. Aroma was fantastic but didn’t follow into the flavour unfortunately. More like a session IPA. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tstamba (512) - Maryland, USA - NOV 2, 2015
Taster. Pale gold with foamy white head , ample carbonation ... Mild hop aromas. Dank and piney, thin mouthfeel... Decent effort...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiveacestx (838) - Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Can - Golden pour with an average head. Tropical fruits, light malt and light on the wheat. Medium body and very drinkable. This is an excellent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalumeaux (564) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Poured from can thanks Willrunforbeer. Pours coppery gold with a white head. Aromas of fresh citrus pine and wheat. Taste follows with a nice balanced flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2950) - SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2015
Pours lightly cloudy golden with a finger of white head. Aroma of lemon zest, grapefruit, grass and wheat, light pine. Taste is mild fruity sweet with a light bitterness before a mellow abrupt finish. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.

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