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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17644) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Growler courtesy of Ajax25g, thanks!. Hazy dark ruby amber color, fluffy cream colored head. Nice fruity, earthy aroma. Taste is sticky toffee and fruit, light spice, bitter finish. Decent.
Earlier Rating: 9/21/2013 Total Score: 3.1
Bottle. Hazy deep amber color, large fluffy tan head. Aroma of dank toasted caramel, light spice. Taste is malt forward with light spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dukeandduke (123) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2015
3/10/15 (Draft - The Laughing Man) - Nice dark brown pour, tan head and mild carbonation. Pleasant hops, grass and citrus aroma. Strong taste and feel, the hops are very good, the taste a unique blend of grass, rye, with a strong lemon and slight citrus taste. Smooth going down. A very good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1505) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Tap. Dark amber with off white head. Aroma of passion fruit, caramel, and sugar. Flavor is rich and balanced. Fantastic mosaic hop fruitiness and malty balance. Solid.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Poured from 12 oz can a nice medium amber hue, forming thin beige head of foam. Aroma was knock out, guava fruits, mangoes, wet earthen field grass, and a small bit of pepper. Flavour lovely malted rye, nice bittering hops, lemon rinds, with a middle level biscuit at the end. Phenomenal beer, exceptional.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Augdraught1981 (223) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Pours a beautiful dark red with a khaki 1 finger head. Pure canned tropical fruit punch aroma that’s delicious! Unbelievably smooth body & flavor with a hint of the aroma coming in late in the taste halfway down. Very low bitterness for an IPA and mainly a flavoring hopped IPA. Very different beer and very good. This is a really delicious & characterful A+ for me. May be the best beer I have had to date

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (8656) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Tap at Stout Brothers. Clear orange pour with a soapy head. Killer aroma and taste of wonderful Mosaic hops. Love this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (469) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Steady handed brew. Aroma is nothing new or exciting. Taste is much better with tangy hop resin and faintly sweet malt bill that has a nice linger. I was worried that some onion aromas or flavors might be present, but if anything it’s maybe a little grassy. Finish is pretty bitter (ipa like) and pleasant. As Bubbles would say, "that’s decent, boys!"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pcshotsauce33 (61) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Medium body floral rye bready backbone. Sweet malty almost licorice finish. Ruby red as the can states. Interesting and quite tasty sampling. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6651) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Can with Paul. Pours a murky Amber with soapy off white lacing. Aroma is funky floral hop. Mouthfeel is medium to light with notes of funky hop, soap, lemon, blueberries and pine. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6246) - Utah, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Can at the RBWG grand tasting, Tampa
Clear dark golden with a medium sized white head, good lacing. Aroma and flavors are floral, piney and grapefruit
Very good

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