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Mirror Pond Pale Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,604 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,604
Reviews: 842
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 109
Gots: 183 | 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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antoines15

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

05-01-2012 01:26:28 | More by antoines15
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Sirvis

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

04-29-2012 00:24:50 | More by Sirvis
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wbillw

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

04-28-2012 04:23:23 | More by wbillw
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Whiskeyjack

Arizona

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-27-2012 18:14:17 | More by Whiskeyjack
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Satan70

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-27-2012 17:36:18 | More by Satan70
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rcusick

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

04-27-2012 04:06:02 | More by rcusick
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Streetcore

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

04-27-2012 04:00:25 | More by Streetcore
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clb


4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-27-2012 03:31:33 | More by clb
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goblue65

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-26-2012 15:08:33 | More by goblue65
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acat25

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-25-2012 22:14:02 | More by acat25
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ATXRyan

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.1%

04-25-2012 21:16:10 | More by ATXRyan
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flayedandskinned

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

04-24-2012 07:43:29 | More by flayedandskinned
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +28.2%

04-23-2012 21:58:45 | More by Snellgg5
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funkel81

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-23-2012 18:17:39 | More by funkel81
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elec

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-23-2012 00:53:52 | More by elec
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Illmaticzx

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +28.2%

04-22-2012 04:54:55 | More by Illmaticzx
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GuisseppeFranco

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-22-2012 00:50:47 | More by GuisseppeFranco
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Sicem99

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

04-21-2012 03:04:22 | More by Sicem99
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle from Whole Foods Las Vegas NV for 1.99$

Appearance - Slightly hazy amber colour with a large size fizzy and frothy beige coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some fairly good lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes.

Smell - Malts, caramel, grapefruit

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste hops, floral notes, malts, and caramel. There is also a touch of grapefruit juice and zest. It ends with a malty lightly hopped aftertaste.

Overall - Nothing groundbreaking, just a very solid and drinkable APA. I can see how this beer will appeal to just about any beer drinker. It might be a little too sweet to have more than a few of them though.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 19:56:00 | More by spinrsx
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waffles

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-18-2012 22:04:49 | More by waffles
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mynie

Indiana

4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Smells very mellow. Maybe it's because the only beers I've had from Deschutes have been of the Big n' Bad variety, but I was unconsciously expecting this one's aroma to have a bit more oomph. As is, you got a nice, medium-hopped APA, with light nodes of grapefruit and pine against a surprisingly heavy, thick malt.

Tastewise, the malt is still heavy and thick, but not a bad or syrupy way. Things start off bready, then get piney, then there's a very nice finish of doughy yeast, citrus, and caramel. The yeast *really* brings everything together, and the chewy backend keeps things plenty interesting throughout the duration of the bomber.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2012 05:34:09 | More by mynie
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NeverSettle

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.1%

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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1/5  rDev -74.4%

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jhmiv

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-16-2012 00:35:48 | More by jhmiv
Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,604 ratings.