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Mirror Mirror - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,363 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,363
Reviews: 475
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 436
Gots: 553 | FT: 90
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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2009 bottle (12/14/14 notes/scores):
A- Murky brown body from the bomber to a few pint glasses. A light tan head rises to about a finger with a frothy texture. Decent head retention and webs of lace.

S- Tannins and wine jump off the top even from only 35% being oak aged. Dry, vinous grapes and fresh toasted oak followed by big red fruits and some caramel malts.

T- Wine really is quite large in this brew. It overshadows a lot of the malts with dark vinous grapes and wet oak coming to mind before toasted, musty aged caramel and hints of figs.

MF- Medium bodied for the style, perhaps thinned out a bit by age and the wine. Carbonation is moderately high and it all ends with a dry vinous bite.

More wine forward than I would have imagined being only 35% barrel aged. Perhaps a bit too much but still a solid overall Barleywine.
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Mirror Mirror from Deschutes Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 1,363 ratings.