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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttutony (795) - 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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (10491) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2016
On tap at CJ’s. Amber pour with a smaller sized off white head. Rye, caramel, citrus, and some sweet fruitiness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (2382) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Pours Amber, off white head that’s leaves a thin lacing coat. Slight rye, catty, flowery. Well balanced. This is pretty damn good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tysonf7 (18) - - FEB 4, 2016
12 oz can. Pours a clear amber with a nice creamy head. Mild hop aroma. Tastes fairly sweet, almost like a sweet tea flavoring from the rye. The Mosaic hops aren't as forward as I would have wished. Descent beer. Might go well with a good southern meal.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gerbewa (241) - - JAN 25, 2016
Amanda bought me a six pack at earth fare. First time rating it I’m not picking up the hoops so my smell must be of f. I’ll rate it again when I can smell.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (4299) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2016
12 ounce can poured into a brandy snifter. The beer is a clear, ruby red color with a beige head of foam. Strong retention. The aroma has dry, papery pine needles. Some cat piss type character as well. The taste is predominantly bitter, but there is an underlying sweetness there as well. Medium carbonation. Slick mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (3451) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Bottle shared at gregwilsonstl’s tasting. It poured a hazy copper color with a white head. The aroma was of grains, dough, roast and some nuts. The taste was similar to the aroma with mild hops, roasted grains, nuts, caramel and florals. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6025) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Sampled at gregwilsons tasting. From a can. Amberish with a blotchy almost white head. Lots of hops in here. Rye and grain, too. Not really familiar with Mosiac. Fruit is citrus and pitted. Moderate bitterness. Really nice. Earthy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (1706) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 16, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2016 Clear Amber. Quite hoppy Citrus. Hoppy. Floral. Malty. Tasted at my variants themed tasting. Thx Jbruner for sending this my way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (645) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Can. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sudsy off-white head. Aroma had some citrus, dank, pepper, caramel. Flavor followed the nose pretty well. I love the mosaic hop and it def stood out here. Light body, thinner texture, lively carbonation, and smooth finish. Solid.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (1045) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 14, 2016
On tap, poured into an IPA glass. The aroma is a very distinct rye grain with undertones of caramel and nuts. It pours a clear, brilliant red brown, topped by an off white, big foamy head that has great retention and good sheet lace. The taste is a medium high sweet supported by a medium bitter. The texture is oily with a gritty fizz for carbonation, and a medium body. The flavor profile is initially caramel malt with some citrus up front and a finish that’s clean and dry, with a resinous and grassy mouth feel, and rye grain flavor. Later a caramel smoothness emerges. It’s mildly astringent with an aftertaste of rye bread.


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