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Mirror Pond Pale Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,532 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,532
Reviews: 836
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 103
Gots: 171 | 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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Bsetz

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

08-29-2013 23:47:05 | More by Bsetz
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-29-2013 17:36:09 | More by GraduatedCashew
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a 12 oz bottle with a fresh-by date which is getting close to the present date. Didn't matter though - it was enjoyed. Not an overwhelming smell - little hoppy and malt smell. The taste was of course full of the cascade hops, but a pleasant carbonation along with a mild fruity background. I did find a bit of an odd after-taste. However I countered that by not waiting long between tastes. A very nice pale ale which is nice in the summer as refreshing with enough hop flavor - Deschutes is a reliable brewery in my mind.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 21:48:18 | More by BradMacMullin
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Tamaquadan

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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Guyute

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-27-2013 03:07:10 | More by Guyute
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geuze_gone_wild

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

08-26-2013 15:46:48 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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Kaveman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.3%

08-26-2013 02:45:22 | More by Kaveman
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rdooley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-25-2013 04:35:25 | More by rdooley
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Rick778

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

08-25-2013 00:47:02 | More by Rick778
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maxcoinage

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12oz bottle into tulip glass with an inch head that left some decent lacing after settling down. Color is a brownish-orange.

Aroma - not too powerful - but hops and citrus

Taste - Not too much going on here either. Slight hop and malt flavors. Somewhat unpleasant aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - medium carb / body

Overall - An okay Pale Ale. honestly I'm not that impressed with the beers I've had from Deschutes

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2013 21:39:14 | More by maxcoinage
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rwshelton2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-24-2013 20:27:36 | More by rwshelton2
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tpaetow

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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parkwood

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

08-24-2013 00:08:37 | More by parkwood
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C_S

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

08-22-2013 18:00:48 | More by C_S
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SGToliver

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

08-22-2013 17:13:27 | More by SGToliver
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-22-2013 16:41:13 | More by Hopheadhiker
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detrockcitey

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-22-2013 04:23:49 | More by detrockcitey
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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mythaeus

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

08-22-2013 00:58:52 | More by mythaeus
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Metz

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

08-21-2013 20:34:58 | More by Metz
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California

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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Cvescalante

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-19-2013 01:16:32 | More by Cvescalante
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

08-19-2013 01:06:07 | More by Jeffrey2310
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Sparrow_Feather

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

08-18-2013 20:10:06 | More by Sparrow_Feather
Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,532 ratings.