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Mirror Pond Pale Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,038 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,038
Reviews: 871
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 127
Gots: 324 | 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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5/5  rDev +28.2%

Hops: Cascade.
Malt: Pale, NW Pale, Crystal, Carapils.

40 IBU.

Best by date: 02.18.14.
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 01.24.14.

A: Red/orange. 1/2 finger head.

S: Pine, citrus. Not as strong smelling as new school APAs.

T: Pine, biscuit, caramel.

M: Crisp.

O: This is easy to drink and perfectly balanced. It's a classic APA.

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5/5  rDev +28.2%

Beyond all other styles of beer, ambers are my preferred favorite. For some reason, the Mirror Pond really hits the mark right on the head for me. There's notes of hop bite, caramel, oak, and flavors of red meat and sausages. I can't explain why, but after drinking German weizens, Belgian doubles and triples, or roasty porters, this beer knocks it out of the park. No harsh after bite or lingering tastes. Crisp, but even on the tongue. I'll be stocking my fridge with this one for quite awhile.

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5/5  rDev +28.2%

I agree with the Bros, this is a world-class beer. Fresh, crisp and hoppy and one of my new summer favs. First had it on tap and was pleased to have as equally good experience with bottled.

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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 3,038 ratings.