Anyone used their Mosaic yet?

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by MMAJYK, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. MMAJYK

    MMAJYK Jun 26, 2007 Georgia
    Beer Trader

    I have a lb of whole hops in the freezer and I think I might make an IPA tomorrow. I haven't even opened them up to take a sniff yet, but I've heard good things.

    I was wondering what everyone's thoughts were so far?
     
  2. pwrf12

    pwrf12 Jan 26, 2008 Virginia

    I would say go for it. I brewed a DIPA this past weekend where Mosaic accounted for over half of the kettle additions. When I opened the bag, it reminded me of the first time I brewed with Citra; it had that sweet honeydew melon/tropical fruit bowl thing going on. If you enjoy Citra or Simcoe, you will not be disappointed.
     
  3. MMAJYK

    MMAJYK Jun 26, 2007 Georgia
    Beer Trader

    I busted them open and am looking forward to brewing with them. They smell so much like Citra to me and its one of my favorites, so I think I'm gonna like Mosaic just fine. Your descriptions were spot on!
     
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  4. barfdiggs

    barfdiggs Mar 22, 2011 California

    Single hop or SMaSH with it, using some restraint in the amount of additions?

    Haven't brewed with mine either, but the smell is very Citra like.
     
  5. MRsojourner

    MRsojourner Dec 28, 2011 Massachusetts

    just made a ipa using them almost exclusively. dry hopped with 1oz of citra and mosaic two days ago. I should bottle next Saturday. ill get back and report my tastings! lookin forward to it
     
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