Adnams Jack Brand Mosaic Pale Ale

We had a party just before Christmas and many people brought a bottle of wine, but increasingly I see people bring beer or more specifically selection boxes of special beers.  Very welcome because I get to try something new.  First up an Adnams Mosaic Pale Ale which is a single hop beer based on the Mosaic hop which is a new variety; it is marketed under their Jack Brand label.   This is a rather golden version of a pale ale at 4.1% ABV but in my view not really a pale ale but suffering from too much fruit flavour similar in taste to Badger Golden Glory which is cheaper for 1½ times as much beer.   BTW don’t drink peachy beer other than at BBQ’s in the height of summer.

I was rather disappointed with this as I am normally a bit of an Adnams fan.  Glad to have tried it though so well done to all those who put together these selection packs.

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