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Mirror Pond Pale Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,762 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,762
Reviews: 852
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 116
Gots: 237 | 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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A: Pours a brilliant, clear golden amber with a bubbly, lingering white head.

S: Aromas of caramel, toffee, biscuits, crackers, herbs, grass, plums, apricot, nectarine, white peach and mild citrus are present on the nose.

T: Notes of biscuits, crackers, caramel, minerals, toffee, nougat, sweet cream, plums, apricots, honey, white peach, nectarine, lemon zest, lime, orange, grass, and herbs wash across the palate. The finish is balanced with biscuit and cracker notes underscored by flavors of honey, apricot, nectarine, and lemon zest.

M: On the lighter side of medium, milky, smooth, and silky. Carbonation is delicately prickly.

O: An amazing APA, this is most likely one of the best examples of the style I have ever had the pleasure of drinking. This ale displays a gorgeous texture and flavor profile. The fact that I could drink this all day reminds me of why this beer is considered a classic. For fans of the style, I cannot recommend it highly enough.

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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,762 ratings.