Hop: Mosaic®


Mosaic® is an all-star hop that has becoming extremely popular in spite of being released to the public in 2012 by the Hop Breeding Company. A combination of high alpha content with intense and pleasant aromas. A daughter of Simcoe® and Nugget. Sometimes referred to Citra® on steroids but has more complexity than that.

General Information

Alias HBC 369
Profile Floral, Tropical (mango), Fruity (stone), Pine, Citrus (lemon) and Herb
Country United States
Substitutes Citra®, Nugget, Simcoe®
Pairs with Cascade, Citra®, El Dorado®, Idaho 7®, Nugget, Simcoe®
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 1800 - 2000 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 75% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Pale Ale, India Pale Ale
Resistant Powdery mildew
Susceptible Downy mildew, aphid


Alpha Acid 11.5 - 14.0%
Beta Acid 3.0 - 4.5%
Cohumulone 21.0 - 26.0%


Total Oil 1.0 - 1.5 mg/100g
Myrcene 48.0 - 55.0%
Humulene 10.0 - 15.0%
Caryophyllene 3.0 - 8.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%
Linalool 0.4 - 0.8%
B-Pinene 0.6 - 1.0%
Geraniol 0.5 - 0.9%

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Middle
Ease of Harvest Good

Mosaic Aroma/Flavor Profile

Fact Sheet(s)

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-26 09:05:43 (Added: 2020-11-26 09:05:43)

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  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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