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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (352) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a clear light brown mahogany color with a small light tan head. Aroma is a wonderful piney, spicy, fleshy fruit, tropical fruits hops, with a hint of rye. Taste is moderately bitter with a strange funk to it that lingers long into the finish. Rye much more present in the flavor than the aroma. Other than the strange funky notes in the flavor, a pretty decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (728) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2014
12 oz bottle pours red/amber color with an off white head. Aromas of grapefruit, tropical fruits, spice. Medium bodied, nicely balanced with a nice bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1016) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle. Clear, medium amber-brown. Medium head with a lot of lace. Nice grapefruit taste and aroma. Even though I’m not crazy about IPAs this one is not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10405) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (876) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Nice spicy rye and tropical fruit aroma. Taste is similar with a medium malt sweetness and mild bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dave_F (5) - Alabama, USA - FEB 5, 2014 does not count
Inviting tropical aroma with a light tan head and ruby red color. Dominating bitterness with spicy notes in the initial taste that lingers. Mellows with tropical fruit flavors dominating as it warms up. Peach notes in the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Bottle. Unique spice and earth aroma. Clove and pine flavors with some citrus rind bitterness. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (3584) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Several pints on tap. Shiny and clear reddish copper with a disc of cream above. Nose is leafy tea, caramel and resin. Tastes of resin, orange toffee, tea leaf and spicy toast. Light-medium body has low-medium carbonation and a nice dry finish that keeps this one pretty sessionable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (1855) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 2, 2014
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of sweet malts, citrus and pine. Taste is grapefruit, malts and some resin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shag (2584) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Dark amber color with an off white head. Aroma contains some citrus, dark fruit, cherries, and caramel. The flavor is somewhat bitter but also malty. There are IPA elements with the pine and citrus but also some cherries, caramel, and molasses element. Well balanced beer. Nice!


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