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Old 08-19-2013, 01:53 PM   #1
Aug 2013
Indianapolis, IN
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Working on a batch using soley mosaic hops. Does anyone have suggestions on what hops might pair well with 1oz of Mosaic for dry hopping?

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Old 08-19-2013, 02:20 PM   #2
May 2012
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Something piney or citrusy. It's a very fruity hop, and I personally don't like to dry hop with it alone.

I'd suggest Simcoe or Chinook myself to balance it a bit. It gets "sweet".

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Old 08-19-2013, 03:05 PM   #3
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I made an all Mosaic APA and it came out way too fruity for my taste. I would definitely pair it with piney hops in the future. My wife loves that beer though, so it wasn't a waste.

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Old 08-19-2013, 03:13 PM   #4
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Zythos is a great partner for Mosaic.
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Old 08-19-2013, 08:05 PM   #5
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I'm dry-hopping with Mosaic and Belma right now. Should be pretty fruity.

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Old 08-19-2013, 08:08 PM   #6
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Depends on what you're brewing, grist, yeast, etc as other factors effect the hop flavor beyond just the hops. That being said, I'd use Nelson.
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Old 08-22-2013, 06:24 PM   #7
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I did an IPA with Chinook bittering and late addition + Chinook/Mosaic dry hop. It was fantastic.

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