Developed by Hop Breeding Company and released in 2012, Mosaic® Brand HBC 369 contains high alpha content and features a unique and complex aroma profile that translates favorably into a variety of beer styles. It is a daughter of Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 and a Nugget derived male. Mosaic® is named in honor of the artistic assortment of aromas and flavors it is capable of presenting.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include blueberry, tangerine, papaya, rose, blossoms, grass and bubble gum.
Though just released in 2012, Mosiac has become a high-demand aroma hop. Even with a high alpha content, the intense aroma of fresh pine, mango, blueberry and citrus are the main event when you brew with this hop. Generally used in Pale Ales, IPAs, and Stouts, so far Mosiac has been found to make a great addition to any recipe.
Alpha Acids: 11.5 – 13.5%
Beta Acids: 3.2 – 3.9%
Alpha-Beta Ratio:2.95 – 4.22
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 24 – 26%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.0 – 1.5
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 75%
Similar Hop Varieties: Simcoe