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Toppling Goliath Sosus

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99
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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In his most notable mosaic work, Sosus of Pergamon depicts doves sunning atop a golden chalice. The image was said to be so enticing that real birds flew into it while trying to reach their stone companions. This single-hop showcase is inspired by the beauty of divinity of the Sosus mosaics. Just as the doves discovered their golden nectar, discover the irresistible nature of the Mosaic hop.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs (5486) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Bottle. It pours a lightly hazed orange color with an off white head. The aroma has some nice juicy notes of pineapple and over ripe tangerine. Subtle notes of toffee-like malt in the background. The flavor is full with orange, pineapple, hints of dank and light pine. Sweet and fruity on the palate with medium low bitterness. The body is pretty oily, but free from distracting maltiness. Overall, a really pleasant IIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arkurzynski (2185) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Amber orange. Floral pine with citrus. Flavor is herbally, floral pine with sweet citrus and malt. Orange blossom honey. Lingering sweet malt and pine.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
truebluehes (199) - Tipton, Iowa, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle. Awesome golden hazy pour with a creamy white head. Citrus, grapefruit aroma with tropical notes. Awesome mouthfeel with fantastic dry finish. Nice showcase of mosaic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
euniceradio (406) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 3, 2016
22 bomber to tulip. Pours hazy pale orange, sticky white head. Aroma of tons of fruit...mango, pineapple, melon, orange, grapefruit, pine, grass, and peppercorn. Taste of same...really juicy with a hint of dank. Dang this is good!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
markextrae (3538) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2016
bomber bottle shared with 2 friends. poured a beautiful slight hazy golden colour with a nice white head on top. nose is bursting with fresh fruits. iím getting a lot of mango, and fresh melon. pineapple, tropical fruits, slight crisp malty backbone. leading to a perfect hop bitter finish. amazing and one of the best mosaic ipaís iíve had.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (5258) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 16, 2016
22 ounce shared bottle. Pours golden orange with a nice white head. Aroma of citrus and tropical. Taste is pineapple, melons, grapefruit, floral, and malt. Delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (2381) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 14, 2016
650ml bottle from Discount Liquor in Waukesha, brought by and shared with bananabi11. Thanks E! Wow! If this is a solid mosaic example, really loving that hop! Tropical fruits. Pineapple. Citrus. Great bittersweetness. Body is medium. Blend is excellent. Little alcohol presence. Very enjoyable! 16

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernbourbon (1520) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle shared by Michael at Winestyles,, thanks! Pour is cloudy orange with a medium white head. Aroma and flavor sticky and citrusy with sweet mango and light peach notes. Also light resin with a balancing sweet malt. Sticky yet delicate.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewHaMeister (417) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2016
Bomber poured orange amber with a thick off-white head and nice lacing. Aromas of juicy citrus, dankness, mango, mellon, and caramel hints. Flavor is medium bitter. Delicious!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2016
Bottle poured into a snifter. 4.0 A: Clear medium orange color. Two fingers of creamy beige head. Retention is good and a couple different looking waves of lacing are left. 4.5 S: Booming floral and citrus hops. Mango and papaya dominate. Next the aroma becomes resiny and floral. Then a big hit of orange, then pineapple. It finishes with a touch of earth. 4.5 T: Heavier moderate bitterness. Heavy citrus dominate again. Mango, orange, and papaya are the most potent. Flowery and dankly resiny. On the sweeter side, but the malts are mainly neutral. 4.25 M: Heavier medium to heavy body. Good moderate carbonation. Viscous without being sticky and good creaminess present. 4.5 D: Itís really freaking good, but itís still not as good as fresh draft pseudoSue. ★ 783 characters DavoleBomb, Dec 09, 2015


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