Mosaic spiked in popularity immediatly after its' release due its' incredibly pungeant and unique character. With a genealogy that includes Simcoe as a mother, this hop has bursting citrus, pine, mango, and blueberry aroma. Great for bittering and aroma, this quickly became a favorite hop for single hop beers. Get your hands on this highly saught after hop while you can!
Whole cone hops are typically the preffered format for dry hopping as they maintain contact with the beer by floating, they are easier to remove than pellets and they add a unique character to the beer. Adding whole cone hops directly to the mash tun is also a great way to add some extra hop flavor and to clarify your wort as it filters through the flowers.
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
|Flavor and Aroma||Floral, Tropical, Fruity|
|Total Oil Content||Average|