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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (11563) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Can thanks to Colin. It pours clear deep amber with a thick yellow-white head. The nose is fresh, piney, juicy, resin, brown bread and stewed orange. The taste is bitter, earthy, pine, resin, varnish, grapefruit, mild toffee, green hops, light soap and some grassy notes with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Good drinkable stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Can shared in London - thanks to Colin. Pours clear copper with a frothy off-white head. The aroma has some piney hops, ripe orange, grainy bread. Medium sweet flavor with toasty grains, some spicy rye, pine, cracker. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Resinous finish with more oily pine, slight grassy bitterness, alcohol, grain. Not bad.
Earlier Rating: 2/11/2014 Total Score: 3.7
Bottle shared at the RateBeer Winter Gathering 2014 - Ashville. Pours gold with a foamy white head. Really nice beer, lots of rich, tropical fruits. Nice balance. Solid effort overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (12692) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 25, 2015
On tap at The Brass Tap poured a clear reddish amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, dank bud, earthiness, grapefruit and light pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, earthiness, dank bud and grapefruit with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (1013) - New York, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Canned. Best by appears to be 06/10/15. Pours awesome red amber color, off white almost chestnut color. Aroma is lots of tropical and dank notes, mango and papaya. Bready and caramel notes are prominent. Flavor is rye, dank notes are prominent, slight metallic/tinny flavor from the can. Hop bitterness finish. The rye adds a really nice element.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erikh04 (153) - - MAY 12, 2015
On tap at heaven and ale. Very smooth ipa. Nice finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bkurtz (1018) - PERU - MAY 5, 2015
Can - Pours a clear, deep amber with a typical head. Nice aromas of bitter grapefruit, mango, and orange. Good balance of flavors with a slight tart finish. Good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3672) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Total Wine Orlando can in the Shades of Green hallway. Dark amber pour with a nice off-white head. The aroma is wet hops, rye spice and almost a sweet, syrupy note. Bold flavor that is seriously hard to place. Light bitterness that lingers. Finishes with almost a nuttiness. Unique but maybe not my favorite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nimbleprop (7006) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 4, 2015
16oz pour at RFD DC pours a hazy orange red with some frothy, lacing white head. Nose is solid, lots of tropical fruit, guava and mango mostly, some dankness, some chive, a little red pear. Flavor has more of that tropical fruit, some tangerine too, guava, a clear malt presence, almost a fresh cream thing that I get with Mosaic beers. Crisp, bitter, and quite tasty.
Earlier Rating: 4/5/2014 Total Score: 3.7
12oz bottle pours a dark, ruddy amber with some thick, foamy, slightly beige head. Nose is kind of cool, very fruity, ripe apple, mango, prickly pear, a little bit of candy, some JuicyFruit gum. Flavor is heavy with ripe tropical fruit, mango, starfruit, a little ripened jackfruit, guava, tropical fruit bubble gum, a bit of malt, some candy, some ripe orange, a little bit of key lime. Sticky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (818) - Maryland, USA - APR 30, 2015
Dark copper/red color with tan head. Mango, pear apricot aroma. Medium body fruity malt flavor. Showcased the flavor and aroma of the Mosaic hop. Extra points for producing and canning single hop beers, thanks for educating my palate Terrapin!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2015
This is a red rye IPA and is full of hops. This beer is red and has a decent palate. The aroma is not noticable.

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