Mosaic IPA - Community Beer Company

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Mosaic IPAMosaic IPA

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BA SCORE
90
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40 Reviews
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Reviews: 40
Hads: 448
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 32
Gots: 121 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Community Beer Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pastramionrye7 on 07-31-2013

IBU 85
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Reviews: 40 | Hads: 448
Reviews by pawpaw:
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Photo of pnelting
4.56/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Clear orange/copper color. Full Head and heavy lacing.
S: Citrus hop aroma. Wonderful smell.
T: Bitter citrus hops and some sweet malts to keep it together.
M: Sticky medium feel.
O: I love that I can get this beer super fresh in my own backyard. This one is almost too easy to drink with that 8.6% abv. More people need to know about this beer. (349 characters)

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Poured into a snifter from a 12 ounce bottle.

It's got a dark amber body with perfect clarity and a few occasional carbonation bubbles visible. The head is frothy and lasts a while before leaving traces of lace. 4.25

Hints of citrus and tropical fruit on the nose, but it's not as big or aggressive as other IPAs I've had lately. There's resinous hop aroma, sweet caramel and toffee, and a touch of booze. 4.0

Not too much varies from nose to tongue, as it's still got a good fruity profile with citrus and maybe passionfruit. There's still a good malty element providing sweet caramel flavor. 4

It's smooth, mellow, medium-bodied and finishing with a quick bitter bite. The sweetness is also understated but with a bit of creaminess makes for a dessert-like quality. There's no sign of booze to be found. 4.25

This is a sleeper. I hadn't heard much of it before but I won't soon forget it. 4 (897 characters)

Photo of boodz85
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Definitely a well kept secret, very drinkable for such a high ABV. (66 characters)

Photo of TBoneJones
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy copper with a tinge of orange. Caked off-white head is foamy and tops my chalice. Thick lacing evident already. Great-looking.
Smells lightly of zesty citrus and light sweet bread, a hint of pineapple, and a hint of pepper.
Taste is a burst of fresh citrusy (orange) hops with a sweet malt backbone that plays well in the overall balance so as to let the hops shine. Caramel, biscuit. Solid.
Mouthfeel is creamy and bitter, with medium carbonation and a spicy bite at the end. A classic ipa taste with some earth to it. Recommended to all ipa fans. (563 characters)

Photo of brurevu
4.5/5  rDev +9%

The beer poured a slightly hazy amber with a full and fluffy white head that left generous lacing. The aroma was that perfect Mosaic hop of big tropical and citrus fruit with some sweetness holding it all together. The taste followed with the same fresh, big and bright tropical fruits and orange citrus with a subtle sweetness carrying all the fruity bitter hops. The flavor left a slick and bitter resinous coating on my palate that made this an incredible IPA. A phenomenal all around IPA and a wonderful beer from Community in Dallas. (541 characters)

Photo of allengarvin
4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a standard pint glass: Mosaic is clear copper with a dense initial head that leaves great lacing on the sides of the glass. Aroma is particularly nice, with resiny, floral hops, and a slightly nutty maltiness. The flavor is also great: strong, drying bitterness from start to finish, toasty, crackery malt, and of course lots of hop flavor, tending towards the pine-resin. This is a big, savoring IPA, with a lot of body, akin to a dogfish 90: something to drink at the end of the night, where it makes a great finish. (530 characters)

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.44/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Mosaic IPA from Community Beer Company
90 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.