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Mosaic IPA - Blue Point Brewing Company

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Mosaic IPAMosaic IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: joefuzz on 05-13-2013)
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3.41/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of dominated by citrus. Taste is grapefruit, mild bitterness, mild and easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall a pretty good beer, a little more tart and less hop forward than I am used to in an IPA.

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3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A great session IPA. Appearance was light yellow with a fizzy head. The smell was full of grapefruit and a little bit of orange. The taste was all the grapefruit flavor from the hops was fully forward on the taste. The bitterness was very refreshing and I found it quite nice with a crisp and decently clean finish. Overall I liked it a lot.

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3.23/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I purchased this bottle as both an homage to my friend, @Scoats, a great publican, excellent host and masterful creator of mosaics as well as the J. P. McCaskey High School Art Department, who has adopted an ongoing mosaic project as a massive student undertaking.

From the bottle: "Craft Brewed [-] Extremely Fresh"; "Inspired by the original Blue Point Brewery bar top created in 1997."; "Sidle up to a piece of Long Island history in the tasting room in Patchogue, NY or visit us at ... Cheers! [undersigned] Mark & Peter".

I just love watching beer pour into my glass! It is not just the pseudo-cascade, but the slow creation of head and its eventual (literal) downfall. In this instance, I had two fingers of rocky, bone-white head with excellent retention. Color was a bright sunshine-yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4). This sort of thing always makes me smile, and especially on a dreary Winter's day here in PA, but tonight, it was a hot, humid Summer evening, but I was still smiling. Nose had a wildly mosaic-like scent, combining pine, grapefruit and mango. Yum! Mouthfeel was kind of thin and the taste, while fruity, seemed like someone had dialed down the volume on it. That is my great fear with these so-called "session beers" - we are sacrificing taste in favor of lower alcohol. Finish was semi-dry and while hoppy, I just felt like it was not living up to its potential. Aroma vs. Bittering? In this case, Aroma won, but it was a Pyrrhic victory.

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3.26/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a golden straw color with a short dense pure white head. Not much lacing settles into a light cap.

The aroma is of musty hops with an apricot note. Meh.

The taste is light. Light malt not much there which is ok for a session IPA. The hops are weak. A bit grassy and leafy with hints of apricot. Tastes like English hops.

Moderate feel with prickly carbonation. Lightly sweet on the palate with a hoppy bitter offset. Drinks easy.

A rather boring session IPA. Not a big fan of the hop profile but it does drink quite well.

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Mosaic IPA from Blue Point Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.