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Mirror Mirror - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,033 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,033
Reviews: 451
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 430
Gots: 413 | FT: 63
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
30 IBU

Bottled/kegged vintages:
2005 - Released February 2006
2009 - Released April 2009
2014 - Released April 2014

(Beer added by: waltonc on 04-29-2009)
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bobsy

Ontario (Canada)

4.47/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a rich oak, with a finger of off-white head that leaves a few spots of lace as it drops to a film. More or less a classic barleywine appearance. Sweet nose, with brown sugar, alcohol, dark fruit, earth and perhaps the odd sweet citrus hop note peeking through. Whoah! Very easy drinking flavour and palate! More reminiscent of a English Old Ale, this hides its ABV exquisitely, and ties in all the elements in the nose without letting them run to excess. Highly impressive balance. The brown sugar and malt heavy character comes through nicely, and there's a nice light hop bite in the finish to cut the sweetness. Its also lighter thn I imagined, and this is something I have to restrain myself from drinking quicker than I should.

Truly phenomenal. Its an American barleywine that smells like an English barleywine and tastes like an English old ale. All you need to know is that its worth every cent. Cheers Eric!

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2011 00:30:50 | More by bobsy
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Mirror Mirror from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 1,033 ratings.