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An Aroma hop


HBC 369 cv.

United States

aroma profile: Earthy, Floral, Fruity

Developed by Hop Breeding Company and released in 2012, Mosaic® 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® 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.

Brewing Values


Alpha Acid


Beta Acid


Total Oil

0.8-3 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    10.5 - 14%
  • Beta Acid
    3 - 4.5%
  • Co-humulone
    21 - 25%
  • Total Oil
    0.8 - 3 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.6 - 1% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    48 - 55% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.4 - 0.8% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    3 - 8% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    10 - 15% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.5 - 0.9% of total oil

7 Brewer Reviews

This is hands down my favorite hop variety. I use it in everything from IPAs to saisons its super versatile and has such great characteristics. I currently have a double IPA going featuring it and Galaxy both of which have very fruit forward character with a nice in your face aroma. I load up on late hop additions for Mosaic and let it do its thing

Mike | Apr 5th, 2016

I love this hop, I use in a single hop double IPA and all my friends say it's their favorite. The flavor and aroma is very complex and hard to describe but wonderful.

Ed Gamblin | Apr 28th, 2016

A fantastic variety! Has a hearty front and a juicy floral end note. Blends well with other varieties, without loosing its pride.

Jeff | May 5th, 2016

I have an IPA on tap right now with Citra and Mosaic. It is AMAZING. Great flavor. Aroma is incredible. Peach and Grapefruit.

Steve Reinhart | May 30th, 2016

This is one of my all time favorite hops. I have learned to use them as fresh as I can since even stored in the freezer they lose mojo (backbone) pretty quickly.

Royce Faina | Jun 3rd, 2016

Used with red x malt. excellent combination. Very fruity nose and flavor.

phil | Sep 7th, 2016

"blueberry, tangerine, papaya, rose, blossoms, grass and bubble gum" These descriptors are probably the most spot on I've found in my newest hobby of experimenting with unique hops like this.. My new House Hop.

Bob | Sep 18th, 2016

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