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.