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Mirror Pond Pale Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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Mirror Pond Pale AleMirror Pond Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,537 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,537
Reviews: 837
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 104
Gots: 174 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 5.0%
IBUs: 40

170 calories per 12 oz serving

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-04-2001)
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BgThang

Texas

3.53/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was sort or a let down to me, I was expecting more hops, but on the other hand this is a good beer.

The bottles are not sold in texas yet, but the sales rep was able to get me one from his car that was quite cold.

The nose was great , the color was a nice clear golden ale.
The head was pretty big on it, lasted throughout the glass.
This reminded me of a mild hoppy bass english ale than an american pale ale. I could of used more hopps.

This beer is a nice beer, and it serves its niche, but I may not buy this again just not my style.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2008 02:30:37 | More by BgThang
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It pours a moderately hazy, glowing, golden orange with about two fingers of a poofy white head. A pretty beer.

No overwhelming aroma here, but what's there is pretty nice. Hints of lemon or orange zest, honey, and a bit of bready malt.

Delightful flavors of citrus, honey, and lightly piney hops are initially in control, with a crisp, dry, malty aftertaste of biscuits and bread taking over in the finish. Some dank hops loiter around as well. Very well done.

The feel is kind of medium-bodied. More substantial than one would expect from a "light" style.

Few standard 5% strength beers pack this much flavor. Well-balanced, too.

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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,537 ratings.