Mosaic Session IPA | Blue Point Brewing Company

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Mosaic Session IPAMosaic Session IPA
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3.78/5
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499 Ratings
Mosaic Session IPAMosaic Session IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company
New York, United States
bluepointbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A homage to Blue Point Brewing Company’s storied history – a tale that is preserved on the original Tasting Room bar top that dates to 1997 – Mosaic Session IPA is a straw-colored, West Coast style that showcases serious aroma. It features Mosaic, Simcoe, Centennial, and Cascade hops that lend strong tropical fruit characteristics to a light body and dry finish. Our Session IPA has a complex India Pale Ale flavor without all the punch.

IBU: 47
OG: 1.046

Added by plaid75 on 11-16-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,425
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
499
pDev:
11.9%
 
 
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Ratings: 499 |  Reviews: 80
Photo of bylerteck
3.44/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bankboy66
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice frothy head and cloudy gold color. Smell is very light citra hops. Taste follows the smell and makes for a smooth easy drinker. Have a nice juiciness to it. Give it a try.

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Photo of BeerMan247
4.09/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dcotom
4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 16-ounce can into a heavy glass tumbler. Pretty pour, clear pale yellow in color with a sticky white head that left some nice lacing as it settled. This sample was well beyond the canning date, which seems to have affected it not in the least. Very fruity and floral aromas and flavors, with lots of grapefruit and lots of pithy bitterness. Not much sweetness at all, medium mouthfeel, and a pleasantly dry finish. Well made and very drinkable, exactly what you'd want in a session IPA.

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Photo of ProNR
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of O-Meg
3.51/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Icka31
3.51/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chuck56
4.16/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spectru
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly cloudy light golden color with a thin white head; Very nice "here I am" sweet aroma. Crisp mouthfeel with a bit of sparkle. Mild hoppy flavor without too much aftertaste.

My bottle has a completely different label than the one shown by BA. as of this writing.

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Photo of Cwise
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerbuddha
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Suds
3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This brew, from a twelve ounce bottle, is a completely clear yellow-gold color. The head is puffy and tall...bright white. Grassy and grainy aroma with some spice. Could be more complex. The taste is balanced, with a lot of hop bitterness and sharpness in the mid-taste. Okay, but not great.

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Photo of daliandragon
4.07/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I have had this many times but never made t to a review, but I like session IPAs and I like Blue Point so I know this will work out fine. This is dry with medium bitterness and a mellow citrus and herbal aftertaste. Pretty simple and refreshing overall, and obviously they go down fairly easy. A four pack of tall boys for $5.99 at Bullseye in Smithown is a pretty solid deal as well.

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Photo of mjgpy3
5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Murph106157
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of moodenba
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Blue Point Mosaic Session IPA 4.8% growler purchased at the brewery in October, 2017. Refrigerated ale poured into a simple glass

This is quite pale, with a moderate hoppy aroma. The head is small, and very white. Flavor features the Mosaic hop bitterness. I think this is a fine quenching drink. The hoppy aftertaste lasts for a minute.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.94/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
3.44/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Prost76
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tbone2131
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of florisj135
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VoxRationis
3.99/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Decanted from a 12 oz (355 ml) bottle into a conical pint glass; produced 01/13/17.
A: Pours a hazy, dark straw color with a fluffy, white one inch head, good retention, and some lacing.
S: Bouquet almost entirely citrus and tropical fruit.
T: Initially tastes tart and close to unsweetened grapefruit with pine/eucalyptus notes that resolve with time. Bitterness apparent slowly, but in very nice balance. Fruit pleasantly in aftertaste.
M: Light to medium bodied with solid carbonation throughout.
O: Really a nice Session IPA. I appreciate that this brew has this much flavor with a significantly lower ABV (4.8%).

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Photo of bwood06
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A buddy of mine and I were on our annual baseball trip in NYC this year so of course we were sampling as many local brews as possible. I was on a bit of an IPA kick at the time so I ordered this one up.

This beer pours a glowing amber hue that is clear with moderate carbonation and a thin, white head that dissipates to a thin lacing quite quickly. 3.75/5 The aroma is primary of grapefruit and pine with a light caramel sweetness. This is really a nice, hoppy beer, especially for a session beer. 3.75/5 The flavor profile is just like the aroma, although the caramel sweetness stands out a bit more and really kicks things off quite nicely. The grapefruit and pine take over quite quickly and dominate the rest of the taste. Bitterness is light to moderate and really doesn't linger after swallowing. 3.75/5 This is a light bodied beer, as expected, with light carbonation and a moderate dryness that lingers for a bit after swallowing. 4/5 This is one of the more flavorful session beers that I have had recently and drinks pretty awesome at a ballpark. 3.75/5

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Photo of cdub70085
4.05/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Mosaic Session IPA from Blue Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 499 ratings