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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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3678) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2014
New Beer Distributors, NYC 12oz ($3.95): Pours hazy red with beige head. Aroma is pine, tropical fruit, and grapefruit. Taste is quite fruity, moderately bitter, and full of malty rye. Nice smooth mouth feel. Nice fruity finish. Overall, quite a good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budznsudz (581) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Red pour with a slight white head. Aroma of rye, hops, and pine. Taste is rye, malt, and hops. Ok

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
obguthr (4170) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Intense pine nose with grapefruit accents. Clear ochre, thick tan head, lacy. Pine and rye flavor, perfectly balanced, for an IPA. Medium body, very soft carbonation. Wow, such a wonderfully well rounded beer, straightforward, sessionable, flavorful, and not overly fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttutony (719) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Brown with a reddish tinge. Nice balance between the citrus hops and malt. Would like a little more spicy rye malt character but still a nice brew overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (912) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle thanks to ygtbsm94 for fbw. Pours a deep dark amber nearly brown with tan rocky head. Nice big hoppy aroma, piney, fresh, green, and lightly citrus. Flavor is a piney, earthy, danky, hop character. Mildly bitter finish...pretty refreshing and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2819) - California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
20 Mar 2014, bottle. light ruby, clear, occasional steady bubbles. nose is peaches, bitter grapefruit, faint rye malt. thin/med body and mildly fizzy. rye malt is rather tame with no real bite. peach isn’t as noticeable and grapefruit citrus is tame. this is decent, but the excitement you expect from a heavily hopped rye ipa doesn’t deliver.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cthomas2390 (228) - Colorado, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Pours a reddish copper with great head. Piney, dank aroma with passionfruit and rye. Subtle rye and caramel malts on the taste with a very mellow bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hangover (1076) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Brown-reddish pour with a thin, but good looking, tan head. Aroma is malty caramel with lots of pine. Malty flavor, middle is a bit spicy, more piney hops, sweet, sticky finish. Woodsy, earth finish. Nice body, interesting hop profile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bucs572000 (237) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Poured from a 12oz bottle I got in a trade, thanks Devin! Aroma is pine, huge rye, and caramel. Flavors are pine, little bit of citrus, lots of rye, and caramel. I like this beer but the rye really drowns out the mosaic hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mojoman (158) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Tap at Mellow Mushroom Franklin; reddish brown in color with a piney nose. Great lacing. Somewhat dry and tasty. A little light but definitely above average. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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