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Mirror Pond Pale Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,572 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,572
Reviews: 842
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 106
Gots: 181 | 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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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.3%

08-14-2013 04:00:55 | More by mportnoy
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Chris_Mac

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

08-14-2013 03:14:46 | More by Chris_Mac
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Zach136

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-13-2013 04:31:03 | More by Zach136
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

08-13-2013 03:34:51 | More by larryarms847
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The Mirror Pond was a light beer all around. The aroma, appearance, flavor were all light. The aroma was crisp with some fruity and floral hits to it. The appearance was an orangey and gold. The flavor was also a fruity/flowery combo. The beer overall was an excellent version of an APA.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2013 18:18:12 | More by mikefuski17
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emwild12

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-11-2013 13:29:58 | More by emwild12
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hsus0225

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-11-2013 03:23:00 | More by hsus0225
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-11-2013 01:11:29 | More by DenverHopHead
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omnibusfilms

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

08-10-2013 20:26:34 | More by omnibusfilms
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

08-10-2013 20:11:23 | More by steamboatbrewer
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Saisonistic

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-10-2013 12:56:36 | More by Saisonistic
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Camjmorton

Arizona

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-10-2013 06:11:14 | More by Camjmorton
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +27.9%

08-10-2013 01:59:21 | More by EBeckett3
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Averwo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-08-2013 22:30:46 | More by Averwo
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-07-2013 20:50:19 | More by Texasfan549
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bismarksays

Iowa

3/5  rDev -23.3%

08-07-2013 20:02:11 | More by bismarksays
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-07-2013 15:22:51 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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TheQuietMan22

Iowa

4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. The “BEST BY” date printed on the label is “11/08/13.”

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. The color is golden amber. Two fingers of dense, buttery, eggshell-colored head settled slowly and unevenly in places.

Smell: It offers a nice malty base with a tinge of enticing citrus. Caramel and lightly toasted malts, earthy hops, orange peel, tangerine, and grapefruit.

Taste: The hops and bitterness are upfront at first, which I like. It also has a slightly coarse mouthfeel. Earthy hops, pine resin, lemon, orange peel, tangerine, and grapefruit. As the beer continues to warm, the caramel and toasted malts emerge and begin to balance the hops.

Drinkability: This is tasty and very drinkable. There are better pale ales out there, but this is definitely a pale ale and not an IPA wannabe.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 02:59:44 | More by TheQuietMan22
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

08-07-2013 01:36:20 | More by Mullinger1980
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Herky21

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

08-06-2013 20:51:36 | More by Herky21
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mwyeep

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-06-2013 20:46:23 | More by mwyeep
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-06-2013 14:42:30 | More by InspectorBob
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-06-2013 07:23:44 | More by danthehopslamman
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mdanberg

Delaware

5/5  rDev +27.9%

08-06-2013 04:49:17 | More by mdanberg
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schoon

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-05-2013 00:23:03 | More by schoon
Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,572 ratings.