Ceremonial Session IPA - Mosaic
Burial Beer Co.

Ceremonial Session IPA - MosaicCeremonial Session IPA - Mosaic
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Style:
American IPA
Ranked #633
ABV:
4%
Score:
90
Ranked #6,619
Avg:
4.12 | pDev: 9.47%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
54
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Burial Beer Co.
 
North Carolina, United States
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Ceremonial Session IPA - MosaicCeremonial Session IPA - Mosaic
Notes: A sessionable IPA brewed with flaked barley, wheat, oats and hopped up with exclusively with a rotating single hop. Check the bottom of your can for details on which hop you are digging.
Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 54 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of mdfb79
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy yellobrett orange citrus fruity and greasy nalts. Medium body and low carbonation
Overall a really nice easy drinking nose ale. Would like to have it again.

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Photo of goingbrokeonbeer
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy pale yellow(if you pour the last of the can in). Smell is tropical, pineapple, papaya, and mango. Taste of tropical fruit, a little grassiness, and cracker malt. Feel is on the lighter side. Probably the best session IPA I've had to date.

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Photo of SomethingClever
4.43/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can poured into spiegelau iPad glass canned on 2/10

A: Was a nice clear yellow bright gold color until I finished the pour and the last bit made it cloudy. Very little head but it was stark white.

S: Lots of grapefruit, and pineapple, smells a lot like juice, a little mango and papaya.

T: An explosion of juicy fruit pineapple, mango, apricot, grapefruit very light malt backbone.

M: Medium bodied fairly high carbonation. I would have expected this to be thinner for 4%.

O: Huge juicy hops with a nice crisp bite to the finish beer finishes clean but not watery. This is probably one of the best session IPAs I gave ever had.

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Photo of ljdrinksbeer
4.43/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Canned 2/10/17.
L - foamy white head that leaves some sporadic globs of lacing. very pale, opaque.
S - Super tropical . Pineapple, citrus, papaya.
T - light flavor but juicy. citrus and mango upfront with a bit of herbal bitterness on the finish.
F - Light body, good carbonation.
O - I am very impressed. Although not the best value going by the low abv, I'd say this is still worth it for those that want a session that packs great flavor. Bonus because I can get it so fresh.

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Photo of AngusOg
3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I usually don't bother with these session type ipas, but the allure of the mosaic hop was to much for me to resist picking up a single can. I feel like a broken record when reviewing session ipas, nice hop flavor (particularly so with this one), but no backbone and thin watery feel. Hop water. No thanks. Glad I only picked up a single. There are much better "session" or lighter options. Love Burial, hate the style.

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Photo of Jason
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

16oz tallboy can, sample from the brewery.

Nearly clear pale yellow hue, great looking head and lacing. Fresh orangey nose from the hops, a bit of spice as well with a cracker maltiness. Light and grassy, crisp and citrusy. Lots of flavor for a session ale. Maltiness has just enough body and the hop bitterness is enough to keep it an IPA. Just absolutely crushable.

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Photo of BeerSamurai34
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid. That is probably the best word to describe this beer. It was nothing to write home about, but I really don't have any major complaints. It was hoppy and crisp.

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Photo of dbrauneis
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a very lightly hazy pale yellow in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and moderate lemon yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy white head that reduces to a large patch of thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of tropical/mango, herbal, and dank resinous hops over light aromas of slightly sweet grainy malts.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of slightly sweet grainy malts. That is followed by slightly stronger than moderate flavors of tropical/mango, herbal, citrus/grapefruit pith, and dank resinous hops which impart a moderate amount of bitterness which does not linger for too long.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly crisp.

O: Very enjoyable - super easy to drink with well hidden alcohol and really nice hop flavors + aromas. Definitely one that I could easily have a couple of and I would definitely enjoy again.

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Ceremonial Session IPA - Mosaic from Burial Beer Co.
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 54 ratings