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Adnams Jack Brand Mosaic Pale Ale

Brewed by Adnams
Style: American Pale Ale
Southwold, England


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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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A fruity one hop wonder. Brewed with Pale Ale malt, some Lager malt and a touch of light Cara. This single hop beer is made with Mosaic hops at each of the four stages of the brew process. This imparts bold hop characteristics, including peach, mango, lemon and pine flavours and aromas. Mosaic Pale ale goes brilliantly with lightly spiced dishes such as lamb tagine, thai fish cakes or scallops and chorizo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wischylini (136) - Grimstad, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2014
Pours a hazy light gold with a faint white head. Doesnít look particularily appetizing, to be honest. Aromas are wonderfully fruity, while mostly dominated by citrus fruits, there are also some notes of peach and tropical fruits. The malt-based parts of the aroma is mostly centered around biscuits and light cereals. The taste is moderately sweet, and the mouthfeel is slightly thick. The carbonation is moderate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DruncanVeasey (7249) - NUNEATON, Top 22, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle, probably from Morrisons. Orange amber floating a slim but clinging foam. Deeply juicy and resinous aroma of dragon fruit, tangerine, ganja and a dab of butter. Beautiful stewed hop flavour with notes of Darjeeling, strawberry, Sauvignon Blanc over biscuit and cashew. Good residual clout of bitterness. Will happily repurchase. Adnamsí reinvention continues. Bonus for calorie info on the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badcat73 (19) - - OCT 12, 2014
Iíve been shearching for this style of beer since the JD 2012 international beer festival shipped Australiaís Ferrell brewers over to the Bankís brewery to create "Australian IPA" . Bottle from the supermarket. Amber coloured, light carbonation & small white head. The tropical fruits are powerful on the nose. The initial light malt quickly givesway to way to the refined fruity hoppyness... A very good craft beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresthepath (1568) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle from Adnams Cellar & Kitchen, Southwold. Pours deep gold with a thin white head. Good whiff of peach and pine up front. In the mouth itís on the thin and watery side; unusually so for Adnams who are usually so good at using malt to create a great body. Thereís more peach and pine in the flavour, and some pineapple too. Itís well balanced between sweetness and bitterness. Overall itís actually quite a decent beer thatís been rather let down by the thin body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1539) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle. Medium cream head. Amber body. Nose is apricot,tropical fruit, grapefruit, lemon, citrus, wheat, minerals, oranges, tangerines. Bitter with an alkaline finish. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (1905) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2014
33cl Bottle. Poured golden, with a dense white head. Very nice aroma of fresh hops, citrus and grapefruit. Caramel sweetness in the flavour, which was more subdued than expected, considering the aroma. There was some sponge cake and herbal notes in there too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8159) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle. Golden brown with an off white foam. Aromas are caramel and iced lemon tea with blackberries. Hints of armpit with honey. Flavours are mixed tropical fruit with dry tea and toffee malts. Dry on the finish. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ragnampiza (492) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - OCT 3, 2014
330 ml on tap at Wench Pub. Dark golden yellow, quite clear, with a nice and persistent off white head. Rooty and earthy nose, slightly soapy and tropical. Not the cleanest example, but very British overall. Mineral upfront, decent bitterness and light astringency. Herbal and resinous aftertaste. Average carbonation, light to medium body, creamy texture. Just decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
visionthing (2792) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2014
33cl bottle from ICA Storo. Pours deep golden with a rather small, white head. Moderate hoppy aroma with citrus, pine, caramel and hints of tropical fruits. Moderate sweet with fruity flavours and a citrusy and bitter finish. Fair enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Inbreak (2172) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2014
01.10.2014, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Small bubbly mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry grassy, lawn, pine needles, bark, weeds, citrus, lemongrass, leafs, light malts, cardboard. Taste is dry grassy, leafs, wet hops, bark, minerals, lawn, pine needles, light malts, citrus, cardboard. Medium bitterness, slightly dry and soapy mouthfeel. Boring, and a little strange.

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