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MOEsaic Session IPA - Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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MOEsaic Session IPAMOEsaic Session IPA

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BA SCORE
82
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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Diamond Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 08-21-2013)
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

snohojimbo, Sep 09, 2014
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Mchinea, Aug 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

M_chav, Aug 26, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a single from BevMo in late May for $1.79. Bottled in January 2014.

Beer poured orange with a beautiful white head that is leaving some lacing behind.

Nose has hints of tropical and citrus.

Taste is mango and grapefruit with some pine. Malts intitially had a biscuity grainy taste but in the end the tropical lingers on the palate.

Mouthfeel is light to medium and decently carbonated for a refreshing feel.

Overall this is a pretty nice session IPA. Would not mind trying a fresher version in the future.

arizcards, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

sloelco, Jul 30, 2014
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od_sf, Jul 17, 2014
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sukwonee, Jun 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

MrDave, Jun 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

BRYeleJR, May 28, 2014
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ZachT, May 12, 2014
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kylehay2004, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

drinkin-beeers, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

cdean801, Apr 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Beerney, Mar 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

yeaprolly, Mar 23, 2014
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WebMan, Mar 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

tommy5, Feb 03, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Six-pack from Safeway. Bottle label design is awesome, really punchy and memorable. The beer packs the same punch too!

Pours a dark orange color, real nice lacing and a minimal foamy head (standard for IPA I have found).

Smells really strong of citrus hops, some of the bread of the malt, but a really pronounced hop citrus/ lemon smell. Considering the name I can only guess that's from the Mosaic profile. Would've liked a bit more pine notes, or more floral to balance it out.

Tastes similar to the smell. It is a strong punch of citrus mouth feel. The taste is where the pine comes in, especially in the finish. Oily and lingers, but in a good way. Closest comparison would be lemongrass.

Mouth feel is nice. The taste really lingers. Means less sips required to enjoy! You still want to keep sipping, though. Reminds me of the feeling you get by drinking something tart: your tongue begs for the sting after it's gone!

I enjoy this beer. It's not my favorite, and I wouldn't choose a session with it (it's almost too strong of a flavor for me to want to session) but for a low abv IPA that still has a lot of flavor, this is a great option.

wrb357, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

cherche, Jan 04, 2014
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MOEsaic Session IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.