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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

2,971 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,971
Reviews: 867
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 121
Gots: 295 | 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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This brew pours a copper/brown color with a lot of sediment and good carbonation. Medium lacing. The head is off white and dissipates quickly but some remains as a collar until the end.

The smell is filled with pine, orange, floral and melon. There is also a malty, bready backbone.

The taste follows the nose with pine orange and melon, mostly pine and orange. The malty backbone makes itself felt mostly as a bready taste. Clean smooth finish.

Overall this is a solid Pale Ale. Definitely worth trying.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deshutes Mirror Pond, 12oz bottle, mug

Pours a slightly hazy dirty straw color. 1 finger fluffy off white head that sticks around with a few swirls of the mug.

Smell: spicy earthy aromatic hops, a little citrus.

Taste is mostly hops, some slightly subdued bite and bitterness. I pull out a little grapefruit buts it's mostly an earthy hop. Not overhopped or overbitter but definite hop prescence.

Feels creamy and carbonated.

Refreshing enough and I've had this as a session beer in the past.

Scotchboy, Jan 17, 2011
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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,971 ratings.