The Modern Times Beer Blog

Wizard Fest at Kindred in South Park, SD

on Jan 18,2016 - 197 Comments -

To celebrate the Grand Opening of Kindred in San Diego, we're tapping an absolutely face-melting pod of mega-whales, with special tappings throughout the day to pair with their menu, plus hot and cold brewed Black House and Heavy Weather coffee. Wizard Fest, indeed. Here's what's on the agenda:

10am tapping:
Cask: Devils' Teeth With Coconut & Heavy Weather Winter Blend coffee
City of the Sun IPA
Aztec Mummy (tequila barrel-aged gose)
Fortunate Islands

4pm tapping:
School of Certain Victory (white wine barrel-aged sour w/ apricots)
Monsters' Park Aged in Rye Barrels (NITRO)
Neverwhere Brett IPA

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Modern Times & The Commons Brewery "Good Problems" Collaboration Release

on Jan 14,2016 - 3 Comments -

We'll be in Portland this Saturday to party with our homies at  The Commons Brewery in celebration of the release of the new collaboration, "Good Problems." This complex saison was fermented with both breweries' house Brett strains and aged on Nebbiolo wine grapes from nearby Mosier, OR. The result is a glass of fruity, dry deliciousness that stretches the boundaries of both beer and wine and embodies the adventurous spirit of collaborative brewing. If you'd like to try some of this liquid radness, Saturday at The Commons would be the time to do it.

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Modern Times Invades Vegas & Southern Nevada!

on Jan 11,2016 - 10 Comments -

HEY VEGAS, we heard you like to party so we’re sending some necessary supplies. Starting this week, Modern Times will be available all over Vegas and southern Nevada on the regular, and we’re celebrating with a week of tap takeovers, karaoke showdowns and heartfelt high fives. Put on your party pants and prepare your face for imminent melting. Here’s where we’ll be kicking out the danksauce:

We couldn't be more psyched to finally be making enough beer to make it to Sin City, and we can't wait to party with you this week! Cheers!

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Deep Thoughts on 2015

on Dec 31,2015 - 3 Comments -

It's been far too long since I've checked in personally on this blog. When I was working on getting Modern Times open, writing for the blog was a key outlet for me, as a way to both let people know about this awesome thing we were building, and as a way to vent during an exceptionally stressful time. But as challenging as it was to get the brewery open, it's many times harder to actually run this 2.5 year old beast, which has made it difficult for me to write regularly.

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New Modern Times Distribution Areas Opening 2016

on Dec 18,2015 - 7 Comments -

We realize that everyone is still reeling from the ungodly magnitude of our last three announcements, and we promise to let you rest soon, but we’ve still got one more piece of galactically momentous news to drop on you before we wrap up this insane week.

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