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Terrapin Side Project Mosaic

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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Volume 19: Mosaic Single Hopped Rye Ale. Brewer “Spike” has an affinity towards rye malt, so this comes a no surprise. Freshly harvested from Hop Breeding Company, LLC in Yakima Valley, the hops used in Side Project 19 “Mosaic” came freshly picked from the fields of Perrault Farms, to our brewery, and into your glass. Known as hop HBC 369 before official naming in 2011, Mosaic is the daughter of Simcoe (YCR 14) and a Nugget-derived male. To get the best of all worlds from this new Humulus lupus, we used 100% Mosaic throughout the brewing process to utilize all the flavor and aroma that this world-class hop has to offer.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinsenn (1852) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2016
Can from Bruisin’ Ales. Nice citrus and pine aroma. Resin, caramalt, spice, bread, tropcial fruits; lots of stuff in the taste. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1737) - Maryland, USA - APR 19, 2016
appearance: clear ruddy amber, short light beige head. aroma:spicy, pepper, floral, and citrus notes, over a toasted bread/caramel base . taste: hops up front go piney, slightly catty and dank, a bit grassy and pepper, to juicy tropical fruit (lots going on there); nice solid base of slightly sweet, slightly spicy caramel. finish: lingering hop bitterness, hint of rye heat. notes: Not bad, not bad at all. Would try again. Draught sample at Craft BeerCo in Leesburg, Virginia.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdrinker79 (1943) - Idaho, USA - APR 4, 2016
12 oz can, thanks Poisoneddwarf- Pours clear dark ruby red with a large light tan head. Aroma is caramel malts, red ale, spicy hops. The taste is a nice IRA, caramel malts, spicy rye, juicy hops, bready, dank and delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (2183) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - APR 4, 2016
12 oz can thanks to jbruner’s FBW contest. Aroma is tropical fruit, pine, light perfume, onion. Pours bright amber with a medium beige head with great retention; leaves a little lace. Taste has medium bitterness backed by equal malt sweetness. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (7944) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with small white head that lasts. The aroma is strong rye, floral, grain. Thin mouth, caramel, rye, nice bitterness, good.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
hoptimusPrimed (152) - SPAIN - MAR 24, 2016
Lovely, draft in elmariachi Atlanta. Pours lovely red colour, not much lacing. Recommended

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (3975) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2016
12oz can from Total Wine and More on Dale Mabry: copper pour with big fluffy off-white head. aroma of dank, tropical fruit. tastes are pine, earthy, dank, floral, caramel, little melon. - 7.0

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
halstokes (18) - Georgia, USA - MAR 19, 2016
One of the best IPAs out there for those who want a well balanced beer and not just to be slapped in the face with hop bitterness. Mosaic is a great hop!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Freaky_tiki (969) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2016
Dark brown in the glass. Great combo of thick rye grains with prominent hops. Sophisticated & tasty. Am wondering if the can is less than fresh: there are tropical notes but they seem muted & buried.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Clarkdvm (374) - Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Can. Nice citrus aroma. Not a bad ipa but not my favorite. Guess I don’t know my mosaic hops


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