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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Initially Pioneer I: Yellow Rose, later on became a regular.

A SMaSH, Single Malt and Single Hop, IPA using a caboodle (technical term for a large amount of malt) of malt and a new hop released in 2012 called Mosaic (HBC 369). It is a daughter of Simcoe (YCR 14), one of our favorite hops. Whole cone Mosaic is used for bittering, flavoring, and aroma in the kettle; it is also massively dry hopped. The beer is named after a Texas Heroine.

Tasting notes: chalk-white head with a very clean malt backbone. The hops impart strong grapefruit, pineapple, and blueberry flavor and aroma. A strong beer that is extremely quaffable.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gkeh (288) - Texas, USA - APR 15, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2015 Straight white head, nice lacing. Orange, grapefruit, sweet mango, pineapple, biscuit, blueberry, bready malt notes. Nice coating of bitterness in the mouth. Very clean, very refeahing and super drinkable. Dry finish. This is really good IPA. I?m a fan.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
sunevdj (3339) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2015
On tap at Whip In, Austin. Pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Dry with some sweetness. Lots of floral and fruity hops aromas. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Dry and hoppy finish. A perfect hops profile.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (4938) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Growler. Pours a clear orange with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong mosaic hop and grapefruit. Medium mouth with strong mosaic and pineapple, juicy, light bitterness, really enjoyed this one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (1706) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Pours a clear bright golden color with white head. Very aromatic, citrus, and lots of it, not much pine, sweeter notes; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a bittersweet hop note.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oldschool_Mike (134) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 19, 2014
Pint at world of beers Houston. Pours a hazy yellow colour. Aroma is big fruity hops. Think tropical fruit. Taste is pretty much the same big tropical fruit notes. All in all a fantastic beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10035) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Gold pour, white head. Man the fruity flavors in this beer are crazy! Lots of tropical fruit, melon, berries...not too bitter. Juicy and delicious!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dyetube (1245) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Tap at The Common Table. Pours a cloudy yellow with a medium white head. the aromas are grapefruit, citrus, Floral. The mouthfeel is dry, bitter and has a medium body and good carbonation. Great Beer! Cheers!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
George999 (198) - Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Pour from tap is cloudy light yellow color, aroma is light fragrant lemon hints with hop background notes, taste is grapefruit and lightly sweet with a great carbonation and light hop finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bleeng (1554) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2014 First rater! Draft at Mellow Mushroom Spring TX. Pours light gold and slightly hazy. Mild citrus nose. Nice flavors of citrus and a mild malt backbone. Lighter body and flavoring but this is a well done ipa. Great for the Houston summers. Coming on strong.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Really enjoyed this one! Very strong and delicious grapefruit flavors and aroma.


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