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Modern Times - Hooloomooloo Review
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4.2Overall Score
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What a magical word…Hooloomooloo. According to the the label, the name “Hooloomooloo” is derived from Herman Melville’s first work of fiction, the name of a fantasy island populated by exiles. 

Modern Times Hooloomooloo

ABV: 10.0%

IBU: 80

Appearance: Clear as day with a thick white foamy head that reduced into a thin white blanket of foam that stayed with the beer until finished. 

Aroma: Big mango up front with some mandarin orange coming through, you get a hint of alcohol at the back end with some sweet malts notes. 

Taste: Damn, this beer is boozy. We had it on tap at the Modern Times Fermentorium and we didn’t receive as much of an alcohol presence as we did when we popped a bottle of it the next day. Big bitter hops dominate with tropical fruits flowing and a slight resinous pine flavor coming in. Nice sweet maltiness attempts to balance out this beer but is ultimately lost among the hop profile.   

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a crisp dry finish. 

Overall: If you’re going to drink this beer we suggest you do so on tap because it was much more appealing straight from the keg. The bottle we had was a bit harsh in flavor but still a good double IPA. If you love big bitter IPAs this is the beer for you. 

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