The Modern Times Beer Blog

New Year-Round Bombers: Fruitlands

on Feb 06,2016 - 362 Comments -

Our beer lineup for 2016 is looking absolutely bonkers, and one of the things we're out-of-our-minds stoked about is the chance to add three incredibly unique year-round beers to our brewing (and drinking) schedule. We'll be featuring one of them here each week to get you better acquainted, so it's not all awkward when you meet in real life. First up: the epic crushability of Fruitlands.

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Wizard Fest at Kindred in South Park, SD

on Jan 18,2016 - 16798 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 - 575 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 - 829 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 - 1253 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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