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Mirror Pond Pale Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,863 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,863
Reviews: 861
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 120
Gots: 260 | 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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Photo of Jason
4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz brown with a best by freshness date.

LOOK: Bubbly white lace, tarnished golden colour

SMELL: Cascade hops, fruity, citric rind, mint, nutty grain, mild malt sweetness.

TASTE: Smooth, medium body, semi crisp malt, bready, mild fruit, faint esters, hop bitterness, citric peel, oranges, kiss of pine, finish semi-dry

A great pale ale to be had here, any hop head would be pleased and if you love cascade hops this is your ale! A great snapshot of what an PNW Pale Ale.

Jason, Mar 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

TheWiredDJ, Yesterday at 06:31 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

80x2HopHead, Yesterday at 05:49 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

eawolff99, Yesterday at 03:16 AM
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4.16/5  rDev +6.7%

rudedude985, Sunday at 05:57 PM
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4.48/5  rDev +14.9%

Arge40, Sunday at 03:25 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

jburd19, Saturday at 09:19 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Giggy, Saturday at 08:30 PM
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4.7/5  rDev +20.5%

Mosman445, Saturday at 04:24 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Nmgreen, Saturday at 12:48 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

saltytom, Friday at 11:00 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

blabaer, Friday at 05:55 AM
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3.55/5  rDev -9%

Illem, Friday at 01:20 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

jacothom, Thursday at 02:37 PM
Photo of Bone53
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%

Appearance (4.25): Clear light copper color with a two finger off white head. Dark for the style

Smell (4): fruity and piney hops with a light bready malt undertone

Taste (3.75): Piney , light citrus hops and bready malt

Mouthfeel (4): Medium body, bitterness, and carbonation; Crisp and easy drinking

Overall (3.96): This was good if a bit bready/yeasty for a pale ale. I would've preferred more bright fruits on top of the malt. It is a solid pale ale, but i'd grab a handful others before this one on any given night.

Bone53, Thursday at 05:16 AM
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

cfalovo97, Oct 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

McNazz, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Thor0082, Oct 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Amber-ish in color with a caramel yet fruity aroma. No bitter after-taste but hoppy enough to satisfy the hops fan and mild enough to pacify the "I hate hoppy beer" drinker. Nice in-between brew.

Leeshka410, Oct 14, 2014
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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,863 ratings.